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Certified Public Accountant – Auditing and Attestation (AUD)

Course Overview

The CPA designation provides assurance to the public, the government, and the business community that CPA licensees have obtained the education and relevant work experience necessary to perform specialized accounting, auditing, and reporting services within a strict code of professional ethics.

The AUD section tests knowledge of International Standards on Auditing (ISAs) and the U.S. auditing standards. Candidates will be asked to demonstrate an understanding of auditing standards for issuers (public companies), non-issuers (organizations other than public companies), governmental entities, nonprofit organizations. Knowledge of accounting ethics standards and codes must be demonstrated within various testing scenarios.


To qualify for the CPA Exam as an international candidate, you need to meet educational and other requirements specific to the state or jurisdiction in which you intend to be licensed to practice.

Most states require that you have a bachelor’s degree before you sit for the exam. However, some states require that you have 150 hours of coursework (the equivalent of a Master’s degree) before you qualify to sit.

  • Globally recognized certification
  • Higher Income
  • More Job Opportunities
  • Commitment to ethics and professionalism
  • Increased Skills and Abilities
Exam Format

The 4 exam sections take on a wide range of topics within these areas. The exam sections also include 2 different question types: multiple-choice (MCQs) and task-based simulations (TBSs). The exam presents dozens of these questions in a total of 5 testlet, all of which you must complete in 4 hours.

  • Testlet 1: 36 MCQs
  • Testlet 2: 36 MCQs
  • Testlet 3: 2 TBSs
  • Testlet 4: 3 TBSs
  • Testlet 5: 3 TBSs
Exam Syllabus
  • Ethics, Professional Responsibilities, and General Principles: 15-25%
  • Assessing Risk and Developing a Planned Response: 20-30%
  • Performing Further Procedures and Obtaining Evidence: 30-40%
  • Forming Conclusions and Reporting: 15-25%
Exam Date
  • January 1 to March 10
  • April 1 to June 10
  • July 1 to September 10
  • October 1 to December 10
Training Method

Live Weekly Classroom and review sessions with direct feedback from trainers

Training Details
  • Training Dates: TBA (2 months)
  • Training Days: 2 days/week
  • Training Timing: 5:00 PM-9:00 PM
  • Training Language: 50% English 50% Arabic
  • Material Language: English
  • Training Venue: In house or 5 Star hotel
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