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Introduction to Auditing - Basic Audit Courses & Training

Training - Career Development Courses

Course Summary

Item Detail
Date 17 Aug 2020
Location Central London
Duration Non residential, Monday to Friday
Participants New students, immediately after the A course
Speaker Ian Atkins, Andrew Jarvis, Rob Shaw
Member price £565 + VAT
Non member price £680 + VAT

Content of Course

The course prepares participants for working on audit assignments, explaining the purpose of an audit and the types of test they will undertake.  The course includes an audit assignment which tests student comprehension of the first two days. The audit file produced is taken in and thoroughly reviewed by HAT staff to ensure the student has fully understood everything covered and returned to them before the end of the course.

The course covers by use of lecturers and case studies:

  • the objectives of an ‘audit’ and how one is conducted
  • the HAT Audit Manual
  • the concepts of risk, materiality and audit assertions
  • principles of good working papers
  • types of audit testing commonly undertaken
  • key audit procedures and how to complete these
  • introduction to the Code of Ethics
  • fraud and error, law and regulation and money laundering
  • introduction to UK taxation.


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