Internal Auditing Basics – Online

  • Delivery Option: Online
  • Subject Category: Auditing
  • Cost: $209
  • Number of Days: 90 days

Course Summary


This course is designed to provide new auditors with a basic understanding of how to conduct an internal audit. In easy-to-understand terms, the course covers the audit conventions for preparing, performing, reporting and follow-up. The course is focused on what new internal auditors need to know to conduct an audit. The lessons follow the audit process from initial acceptance of the audit assignment through reporting what was found.

This is a basic auditing course for beginners who will be conducting audits using any performance standard such as ISO 9001, ISO/TS 16949, FDA GMPs, FAA, ISO 14001, HACCP and so on. The Internal Auditing Basics course consists of a series of lessons, illustrations, diagrams, examples, supplemental handout information, interactive exercises, and quizzes. Included is a printable desk reference with all the course text information and the Auditor Code of Conduct.

Successful completion of the course will result in a certificate for ten contact hours (1.0 CEUs). The subscription length is 90 days plus a free 30-day subscription extension upon request if needed.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Use the steps needed to prepare, perform, report, and follow-up actions taken
  • Identify types of audit evidence needed to verify conformance to requirements
  • Use checklists and other working papers
  • Conduct a desk audit
  • Collect audit evidence
  • Determine when a practice or situation represents a nonconformance or finding
  • Determine methods to analyze and classify nonconformities or findings
  • Write nonconformity statements
  • Report the results of the audit
  • Follow up and verify actions taken

Technical Requirements

  • Intel Pentium processor/compatible
  • 800×600 resolution color monitor
  • 1 GB of RAM recommended
  • Access to the internet, high speed preferred but not required
  • A browser such as Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, or Mozilla Firefox
  • Acrobat Reader (free plug-in)
  • Adobe Flash/Shockwave Player (free plug-in)
  • Java script