AT (SA) External Auditing

This is the fourth optional subject in the AT SA Certificate Accounting NQF level 5 Programme. External Auditing teaches the student the principles of external auditing and how to audit financial statements.

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Description

This is the fourth optional subject in the AT SA Certificate Accounting NQF level 5 Programme. External Auditing teaches the student the principles of external auditing and how to audit financial statements.

Accreditation

Accounting Technicians of South Africa as a Quality Assurance Partner of FASSET.

Overview

• Demonstrate an understanding of the legal and professional standards required for an external auditor
• Understand the organisation’s external auditing procedures
• Understand a range of auditing techniques and know which to use when planning audits on different aspects of the system
• Understand a range of audit documentation and recognise the appropriateness
• Be able to help plan an audit accurately identifying areas to be verified and any associated risks
• Undertake an audit under supervision
• Prepare draft reports for approval

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

Student must have successfully completed the AT SA Further Education and Training NQF level 4 Certificate programme.

Duration

This course can be completed in 3 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 course is assessed through a Computer based test (centrally set and assessed by AT SA).

What's next

You can continue your studies with SACOB and AT(SA) and complete more subjects that make up this qualification.