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CIA (Certified Internal Auditor) Training Course in Dubai

Internal auditing is an independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve an organization’s operations. It helps an organization accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.

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Overview of CIA training/certification course:

CIA Certification Training Course is one of the most demanded certification course in UAE at the moment. CIA (Certified Internal Auditor) provides Internal auditing certification.

The institute is a leading provider of Finance and Accounting coaching solutions and professional development program for the entire Accounting and financial chain we trained 100 plus of professionals, each year with a commitment to developing a career and work force that make industry-safe, Internal auditing certification, secure and sustainability.

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CIA Certification Training Course / Internal Auditing Program:

The CIA (Certified Internal Auditor) and Internal auditing certification are the monopoly and the only designation recognized globally for internal auditors. Any person with or without relevant background can take up this course become a CIA so long as the prerequisites are fulfilled. Once you have fulfilled your education and work experience requirements, our consultants at Zabeel Institute will help you complete the evaluation process and guide you on the further steps.


Learning Outcome:

Earning the CIA qualification, CIA, and Internal auditing certification designation is a valuable accomplishment and a professional advantage for auditors at all stages of their careers, including chief audit executives, audit managers, audit staff, risk management staff, and students enrolled in an accounting or other business or financial degree program.

  • Distinguish you from your peers.
  • Demonstrate your proficiency with internal staff and external clients.
  • Develop your knowledge of best practices in the industry.
  • Demonstrate your proficiency and professionalism.
  • Lay a foundation for continued improvement and advancement.

Who needs this course?

  • Chief audit executives
  • Audit directors
  • Audit managers and staff
  • Risk management staff
  • Business, finance, and accounting students
  • The person who wants CIA Qualification

CIA Certification Training Detailed Course Content:

Part 1 - Essentials of Internal Auditing

The CIA exam Part 1 is well aligned with The IIA's International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF) and includes six domains covering the foundation of internal auditing; independence and objectivity; proficiency and due professional care; quality assurance and improvement programs; governance, risk management, and control; and fraud risk. Part one tests candidates' knowledge, skills, and abilities related to the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, particularly the Attribute Standards (series 1000, 1100, 1200, and 1300) as well as Performance Standard 2100.

Part 2 - Practice of Internal Auditing

The CIA exam Part 2 includes four domains focused on managing the internal audit activity, planning the engagement, performing the engagement, and communicating engagement results and monitoring progress. Part 2 tests candidates' knowledge, skills, and abilities particularly related to Performance Standards (series 2000, 2200, 2300, 2400, 2500, and 2600) and current internal audit practices.

Part 3 - Business Knowledge for Internal Auditing

The CIA exam Part 3 includes four domains focused on business acumen, information security, information technology, and financial management. Part Three is designed to test candidates' knowledge, skills, and abilities, particularly as they relate to these core business concepts.

About Certification and Awarding Body – Option 1

Certification Title: Certified Internal Auditor

About Awarding Body:

Established in 1941, The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) is an international professional association with global headquarters in Lake Mary, Florida, USA. The IIA is the internal audit profession’s global voice, recognized authority, acknowledged leader, chief advocate, and principal educator. Generally, members work in internal auditing, risk management, governance, internal control, information technology audit, education, and security.



Candidates must hold an Associate’s degree or higher to be approved into one of The IIA’s certification programs. Common equivalents are a Foundation Degree, Diploma of Higher Education, Higher National Diploma,or three A-level certificates with a grade of C or higher are also acceptable.

Acceptable Documents:

  • Copy of your degree, official transcripts, or A-level certificates (If your name has changed since you earned your degree, you must also include your legal name change document.)
  • Letter from university confirming degree
  • Letter from evaluation services confirming degree level

The IIA offers an alternate path to eligibility for candidates who do not possess the minimum education requirements. Candidates may now become eligible for the CIA, subject to approval, who possess seven years verified experience in internal audit or its equivalent. For Exception details, please click here.

Work Experience

Candidates may apply to the certification program and sit for exams prior to obtaining the required work experience. However, candidates will not be certified until the experience requirement is met within the program eligibility period. Experience for the IIA’s certification programs is based on the maximum level of education achieved. The work experience requirements for the CIA program are:


​Education Level ​Years of Work Experience Required
​Master’s Degree (or equivalent) ​12 months – internal auditing experience or its equivalent
​Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) ​24 months – internal auditing experience or its equivalent
​Associate’s Degree, three A-Level
Certificates, grade C or higher (or equivalent)
​60 months – internal auditing experience or its equivalent


Examination Pattern:

Part 1 – Essentials of Internal Auditing

125 questions | 2.5 hours (150 minutes)

Part 2 – Practice of Internal Auditing

100 questions | 2.0 hours (120 minutes)

Part 3 – Business Knowledge for Internal Auditing

100 questions | 2.0 hours (120 minutes)

CIA Exam Dates:

​Language ​Availability Date
French and Spanish ​       July 1, 2019
German and Turkish ​       July 1, 2019
​Arabic and Russian ​       August 1, 2019
​Korean and Portuguese ​        September 1, 2019
​Chinese Traditional and Japanese ​        October 1, 2019
​Chinese Simplified and Thai          2020

Membership Fee:

  Individual Member Student Member upto 22 years old only
Annual (Jan-Dec) 100 70
Half-yearly (Jul-Dec) 50 35

*All fees in USD

*Fees subject to change without prior notice.

*VAT of 5% will be charged over and above the final value of the goods/services purchased as per applicable government laws.

Exam Fee:

  Member   Nonmember Student/Professor**
CIA Program Application Fee US $115 US $230 US $65
CIA Part 1 Exam Fee US $280 US $395 US $230
CIA Part 2 Exam Fee US $230 US $345 US $180
CIA Part 3 Exam Fee US $230 US $345 US $180


About Certification and Awarding Body – Option 2

KHDA Certificate :

Course completion certificate attested by KHDA(Knowledge and Human Development Authority, UAE)

The Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) is responsible for the growth and quality of private education in Dubai. We support schools, universities, parents, students, educators, investors and government partners to create a high quality education sector focused on happiness and wellbeing.


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