Professional development

IIA-Australia is committed to promoting best practice wherever internal auditing is undertaken. IIA-Australia operates a range of public and in-house training programs, education programswebinars, events and conferences to ensure that internal auditors continually improve their technical knowledge and skills.

All of these activities provide Continuing Professional Education (CPE) points based on the number of hours undertaken of approved activity.

IIA-Australia Professional Development

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Looking for a course, conference or event?  Find an Event will help you find what's on or you can search by location, month, for course or conference in your state or nationally.

Alternatively, take a look at our Event Calendar for a listing of all events available. 


The South Pacific and Asia Conference (SOPAC®) is IIA-Australia's premier professional development event held annually.  SOPAC® is the pre-eminent regional conference for professionals working in internal audit, risk management, compliance and governance attracting  over 600 attendees, including chief audit executives, IT audit directors, audit committee members, internal audit managers, internal audit technical staff and consultants working across many industry sectors.

SOPAC® offers delegates a program which will address the key emerging issues for the profession, covering fraud, risk management, governance, information technology, contemporary internal audit methodologies, professional excellence as well as strategic and macro issues that look beyond the profession.

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Our Courses and Conferences

All courses, conferences and learning programs offered by IIA-Australia are designed for immediate application in the workplace. They are highly practical and include activities that will take you through techniques and processes, identifying key issues and common problems along the way. Take home material, often including flow-charts and checklists, will support participants long after the program completion.

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Studying towards an IIA qualification provides a structured pathway of training and development for internal auditors at all levels of experience. Additionally, an IIA professional qualification is recognised as a mark of quality by employers.

As a qualified internal auditor, you will gain professional recognition through the use of designations and the support of the only professional body dedicated to the internal audit profession. We have a range of qualifications aimed at all levels up to Chief Audit Executive, and accelerated pathways available for those with experience and other qualifications.

Our Graduate Certificate in Internal Auditing (GradCertA) is a postgraduate education program fully accredited by the higher education regulatory body in accordance with the Australian Qualifications Framework.

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Our Trainers & Speakers

All our trainers, facilitators and speakers are chosen for their expertise in a particular field. They have extensive knowledge and practical internal audit skills gained through personal experience. You can be confident that we address relevant issues facing the profession in today’s rapidly changing and challenging environment.