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Certified Internal Auditor
Internal Audit Practitioner
The Internal Audit Practitioner designation is a great way to quickly demonstrate your internal audit aptitude. The designation opens a new pathway to the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA®) designation, the only globally recognised certification for internal audit practitioners around the world.
Candidates will have two years to complete the Internal Audit Practitioner programme from the date approved into the programme. For more information, please visit the Internal Audit Practitioner web page.
Use Your Key to Open the Door
The CIA® credential can be your master key to professional success, opening doors for career opportunities and earning you increased credibility and respect within the profession and your organisation.
Ultimately, the CIA designation will:
- Distinguish you from your peers.
- Demonstrate your proficiency with internal staff and external clients.
- Develop your knowledge of best practices in the industry.
- Demonstrate your proficiency and professionalism.
- Lay a foundation for continued improvement and advancement.
Earning the CIA® designation is a valuable accomplishment and a professional advantage for auditors at all stages of their careers, including chief audit executives, audit managers, audit staff, risk management staff, and also students enrolled in an accounting or other business or financial degree programme.
"Credentials such as the CIA will prepare my team well to discharge their responsibilities as guardians of good corporate governance and make them better advisors to bring insights and perspectives to the board of directors in accomplishing overall goals and objectives."
Tay Woon Teck, CIA
Managing Director, Business Consulting and Head of Private Client Services at RSM Singapore
The following are the steps and processes for application of IIA Certification:
Fees for the CIA Programme
The CIA exam is available through computer-based testing, allowing you to schedule exam throughout the year at more than 500 locations worldwide. Candidates are able to sit for exams at any IIA-authorized Pearson VUE testing center worldwide, regardless of whether the testing center is located in your hometown or country. To locate the testing centers nearest you, visit the Pearson VUE website. Click here for the CBT Exam Tutorial.
In Singapore, the IIA-authorised Pearson VUE testing centres are located at:
NTUC LEARNINGHUB PTE LTD
NTUC Trade Union House
73 Bras Basah Road
Level 3, Room 3J
PEARSON PROFESSIONAL CENTERS-SINGAPORE
51 Cuppage Road
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The CIA exam was revised in 2019 to keep up with the current global practice of internal auditing. The updated exam aligns better with The IIA's International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, and aims to refocus Part Three’s content on core skills.
In line with the changes, IIA Singapore has put together an enhanced CIA Exam Preparatory Course. Comprising the individual parts, the workshops, printed materials and online resources - The IIA’s CIA Learning System Version 7.0, they are designed to provide an all-round perspective to bring out the best in you.