Become an internal auditor

In today’s challenging business environment, it is vital for internal auditors to get qualified.

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.

The IIA-Australia's Certification Program

Would you like to further your professional internal auditing credentials? Certification is the key to unlocking professional opportunities and demonstrating your commitment to the profession.

Whether you are new to the profession, interested in a specialist area or would like to obtain a globally recognised certification, The IIA's Certification Program can build your career and enhance job opportunities.

The IIA offers the following professional certifications for practitioners seeking to showcase their knowledge and commitment to internal auditing:

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. 

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The CIA®​ exam is a self-study exam and candidates may choose their own method of preparing or practicing for the exam. Various CIA®​ exam review manuals are available such as IIA Learning Material and Gleim Learning Material. These manuals can be ordered through IIA-Australia.    

IIA Learning Material
IIA Learning Material (comprising of Part I, Part II and Part III) can be purchased below.

More information about IIA Learning Material can be found here.

Gleim Learning Material 2021

Gleim Learning Material (comprising of Part I, Part II and Part III) can be purchased below.

IIA-Australia is a member of Independent Higher Education Australia (IHEA).