ACCA – Audit and Assurance

This is the eighth subject in the ACCA Qualification and falls under the Applied Skills Level. On completion of this subject you will have the knowledge and skills required to carry out assurance engagements and its application in the context of the professional regulatory framework.

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Description

This is the eighth subject in the ACCA Qualification and falls under the Applied Skills Level. On completion of this subject you will have the knowledge and skills required to carry out assurance engagements and its application in the context of the professional regulatory framework.

Accreditation

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

Overview

•Assurance engagements and external auditing
•Internal auditing and the relationship between internal and external auditing
•The understanding of an entity and its environment and assessment of risk
•Evaluation of information systems and internal control to identify control risks and potential consequences
•Description of evidence required to meet objectives of audit engagements and application of International Standards on Auditing
•Modification of audit plans
•Conclusions of audit work

Qualification

This is a subject that is part of a national qualification. At the end of this subject you will be awarded a certificate of completion.

Requirements

The completion of the Applied Knowledge Level, or
The completion of the Diploma in Accounting and Business under the Foundations in Accountancy series.

Please visit the Foundations in Accountancy programme page for more information the courses that fall within its scope.

Duration

This subject can be completed in 3- 6 months

Packages

Home Study

The Home Study Package offers:

• Textbooks
• Study guides
• Workbooks - Not for all subjects
• Lecturer Support - via Email, Phone and access to the Student Question & Answer Platform

Online Classroom

The Full Online Classroom Package builds on the Home Study Package and provides you with the digital resources that may be available for your course as well as giving you access to the SACOB Online Classroom. The Online Classroom Package offers:

• Video Kit
• Study maps
• Study plans
• Lecturer/Concept videos
• Quizzes
• Assessment downloads and uploads
• SACOB Student Forum

Assessment

This subject consists of a three hour computer-based exam which you can sit in June and December.

A maximum of four courses can be taken per exam sitting. You will need to obtain 50% per exam in order to pass.

What's next

You can continue your studies with SACOB and ACCA and complete more subjects that make up this qualification.