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Gain audit rights

About the ICAEW Audit Qualification.

In order to gain audit rights in the UK, you will need to hold an audit qualification such as the ICAEW Audit Qualification (AQ).

What is the Audit Qualification (AQ)?

For ICAEW members who have achieved sufficient knowledge and experience in audit.

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What is the AQ?

The AQ is a free qualification awarded to eligible ICAEW members.

How to apply for the Audit Qualification (AQ)

ICAEW’s Audit Qualification (AQ) is only available to ICAEW members.

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How to apply for the AQ

ICAEW’s Audit Qualification (AQ) is only available to ICAEW members and is free of charge. Please read through the following carefully to determine if the AQ is relevant to you and how you should apply.

Gaining audit experience outside the UK

The UK Companies Act allows for the recognition of some overseas company audit work.

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Audit Qualification FAQs

Frequently asked questions about the Audit Qualification.

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FAQs

Frequently asked questions about the Audit Qualification.