Graduate Certificate in Internal Auditing

The Graduate Certificate in Internal Auditing (GradCertIA) is a postgraduate professional education program for those seeking to establish or further a career in internal audit, governance and risk.

What is GradCertIA?

The GradCertIA program is designed to impact fundamental knowledge and skills in the field of internal auditing and is relevant across the corporate, government and not-for-profit sectors. The program is fully accredited by the higher education regulatory body in accordance with the Australian Qualifications Framework.

Who should apply?

  • Professionals seeking to establish or further develop a career in internal audit, governance and risk 
  • Practitioners with or without an undergraduate degree
  • Candidates requiring flexibility as the course is conducted via distance learning
  • Organisations who want to develop an internal audit team that will take a comprehensive view of the business and the environment in which it operates

Learning outcomes

The GradCertIA equips graduates with the knowledge, skills and values identified as essential for a professional internal auditor. Graduates will be well informed of the key elements within the IIA Common Body of Knowledge (CBOK) and the associated International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF).

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Course structure

The GradCertIA course consists of four compulsory modules worth 6 credit points each, delivered in distance mode. The first three modules are technical/skills based while the final module focuses primarily on practical application of learned principles in workplace contexts, as well as professional, interpersonal and management skillsThe four modules are:
  • Module 1 - Risk Based Internal Auditing 
  • Module 2 - Legal and Regulatory Environment
  • Module 3 - Organisational Systems and Processes 
  • Module 4 - Professional in Practice
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Course delivery

Each module is delivered in distance mode and candidate learning will be supported by a comprehensive Module Learning Pack; a web-based learning portal; webinars and small group cohorts of candidates.

Provider Number: PRV12182

Contact Us

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)


Nicole Waugh GradCertIA

Senior Internal Auditor & Group Training Manager

“Overall the module content combined with the moodle site is a very supportive way to learn in a distance education environment. I always get timely responses and support from the tutors and admin staff and you should be congratulated on the organised, professional manner in which the course has been presented so far.”



Director, Pacifica Chartered Accountants

"We are strongly encouraging each member of our team to undertake the GradCertIA.  It provides fundamental professional development in the field of Internal Auditing, is relevant to the Australian governance landscape and grows our “work ready” talent internally.  The skills developed through the program are practical and provide candidates with opportunities to build on previous experiences in associated fields of expertise and assimilate content quickly”