Graduate Certificate in Internal Auditing (GradCertIA)
The Graduate Certificate in Internal Auditing (GradCertIA) is a postgraduate professional education program for those seeking a career in internal audit, governance and risk. It is an academically rigorous postgraduate education program fully accredited by the higher education regulatory body in accordance with the Australian Qualifications Framework. Upon completion of the program you will have achieved an internal auditing qualification of the highest standard and be eligible to apply for professional membership of the Institute of Internal Auditors - Australia.
The program represents a coherently designed curriculum built around appropriately high level and integrated learning outcomes relevant to the Internal Auditing profession in Australia.
The GradCertIA is designed to create clear linkages between the knowledge and skills acquired and the practical workplace contexts of the professional internal auditor. It will qualify individuals to undertake professional work in the field of Internal Auditing by applying knowledge and skills in a range of organisational contexts.
The GradCertIA supports IIA-Australia’s aim to develop a fully qualified profession by 2020 through offering a qualification program that is both relevant in Australian business and public sector contexts and seen as part of the broader Australian educational environment.
More info Recording of the interactive information session on GradCertIA held on 6 July Graduate Certificate in Internal Auditing brochure
Broad-based Business Focus
The broad-based business nature of the work undertaken by the internal audit profession requires a professional education program beyond the traditional spheres of accounting and financial auditing. The GradCertIA recognises the need to prepare graduates to take an end-to-end view of a business and the environment in which it operates. While it includes the technical aspects of internal auditing, it has a strong focus on strategic thinking and the professional skills that will enable an executive career.
The Graduate Certificate in Internal Audit will be designed to equip graduates with the knowledge, skills and values identified as essential for a professional internal auditor. Knowledge
Graduates will be well informed of the key elements within the IIA global body of knowledge and the associated professional standards. Skills
Graduates will have developed the cognitive skills to review, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge to:
- Solve problems innovatively
- Lead and effect change
- Respond to emerging technologies
- Communicate and influence effectively
Graduates will have a high standard of:
Application of knowledge and skills
- Self awareness and commitment to life-long learning
Graduates will demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills that will enable them to make high level, independent judgements in planning, conducting and evaluating an internal audit in accordance with the International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF). Graduates will demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills that will enable them to make high level, independent judgements in planning, conducting and evaluating an internal audit in accordance with the International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF).
The GradCertIA forms an integral component in the pathway to professional membership of IIA-Australia and the entitlement to use the post nominal ‘CMIIA®
designation is a public testamur to the professionalism of the holder. It provides assurance of professional competence and that work carried out by the individual will be in accordance with proscribed professional standards and the code of ethics.
The pathway to Professional Membership to become a Certified Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors - Australia (CMIIA®
) is the completion of:
- GradCertIA, and
- 24 months relevant work experience
If you have an enquiry about the IIA-Australia Graduate Certificate in Internal Auditing, contact:
T: +61 2 9267 9155
Toll Free: 1800 236 366 (outside Sydney)