Why study QIA?

Qualified Internal Auditor (QIA) qualification is based on the internal audit standards developed by International Qualifications Network (IQN).

QIA standards introduce the principles and applications of internal audit engagements.

QIA designation is regarded as a key benchmark in internal audit profession and is recognised in Scottish Credit & Qualifications Framework (SCQF). The qualification is awarded by IQN and credit rated by Edinburgh Napier University, UK.

Top reasons to join QIA

  • Use post-nominal letters ‘QIA’ after your name!
  • Demonstrate your understanding of internal auditing standards.
  • QIA is recognised through Scottish Credit & Qualifications Framework (SCQF).
  • QIA is SCQF credit rated by Edinburgh Napier University, UK.
  • QIA is benchmarked against European Qualifications Framework (EQF)
  • QIA is externally assessed through Pearson VUE.
  • QIA is awarded by International Qualifications Network (IQN).

Duration & Preparation

Total time to complete the QIA qualification will depend on your background and willingness. Exam can be taken any time of the year.

Our course book is sufficient to ensure exam success as we do not set any MCQ outside the content of the course book. Our practice questions are important to assess your own progress and preparation.


How to complete?

Step 1: Register

Visit Excellence Training where our Program Adviser will help you find a way in.

Step 2: Preparation
Enroll in classes for QIA at Excellence Training at a competitive fee.

Step 3: Examination

QIA exams are examined underPearson VUE. When you are ready for the QIA examination, contact the Program Adviser who will guide you regarding possible exam date and time.

Exam and Fees

There is only one exam to qualify for the diploma. There will be total 40 MCQs. Each MCQ will carry 2.5 marks and total marks is 100. Duration of the exam is 60 minutes. You will need to get minimum 60% marks to pass. If you fail, you can always resit the exam.

Our exam fee is £99 and payable through Pearson VUE web account. Exam fees become due only when you decide to take the exam. If you
fail in your first exam, you can resit by paying only £49.

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