Internal Auditor Training Course

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Internal Auditor Training Course

This course gives a holistic view of internal auditing and the role of the internal auditor.  This course offers a practical overview about the internal auditing processes which are suitable for all management systems since auditing is a technique that ensures activities within an organization are being performed effectively.

This course provides participants with the essentials of auditing by providing knowledge, skills and confidence needed to complete effective internal audits.  Participants will be provided with the fundamentals of audit practice as well knowledge on how to plan, prepare, perform and report the audit.  When the course is completed the participants should be able to understand how the internal auditor and the audit process contributes towards determining the effectiveness of the organisation’s management system in achieving the declared business objectives

This is a 24 hr guided learning course.  Students need to invest further hours in the course, which will include private study.

Learning Outcome 1:  Define Quality, Standards and Auditing and the way implementation of such elements determines an organisation’s success in a number of ways


•       Understand the importance of Standards and Standardisation

•       Define our Quality Management System

•       Auditing as a technique of quality management

•       Process approach to quality management

•       PDCA Process Model

•       Auditing Management System Requirements

•       What is an audit

•       Types of Audit

•       Why audit

Learning Outcome 2: Assess and report the conformance and effectiveness of a management system through the process of internal auditing


•       Audit process and programme

•       Audit objectives, scope and criteria

•       Auditor responsibility

•       Initiating the audit

•       Preparation of checklist

•       On-site audit activities

•       Audit findings and report writing

•       Closing meeting

•       Corrective action process

•       Audit follow-up

The following are the suggested pre-requisites and/or entry requirements needed:


  • Basic supervisory skills.

                Entry requirements:

  • Completed Compulsory Education. 

      An MCAST Certificate of Attendance will be issued to all students attending more than 80% of lectures.

      There are no summative assessments in this course.

      There are no additional costs or special materials/equipment to bring, but a computer plus internet is needed.

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