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About the ICAEW ISAs online learning and assessment programme

This online learning and assessment programme is your route to a better understanding of the ISAs and the audit process. A firm grasp of the key principles of the ISAs will give you the confidence to act decisively and respond effectively to clients’ and other stakeholder’s needs.

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Expand or update your knowledge of the key principles of the ISAs.


Use your greater familiarity with the ISAs to engage with stakeholders inside and outside your organisation.


Develop your professional and governance knowledge.


No entry requirements.


Flexible online format, so you can plan your study and assessment time around other commitments.

What is the ICAEW International Standards on Auditing (ISAs) programme?

This programme is suitable for anyone who needs to understand the principles of the ISAs including finance professionals, audit staff, university students and academics, and audit committee members. The flexible online format of the programme will allow you to minimise time away from the office and to plan your study and assessment time around other commitments.
  • Level
  • Start date
  • Duration
    12 month access
  • Entry requirements
    There are no entry requirements for this programme.
  • What's involved?

    The programme uses real life examples to enhance your understanding of all current ISAs. The areas covered are:

    • The regulatory, ethical and professional issues for auditors when accepting and managing engagements
    • How auditors plan and decide on their approach for audit engagements
    • How auditors perform their audit procedures in accordance with the ISAs
    • How auditors evaluate and conclude on their findings in accordance with the ISAs
    • How the auditor's report reflects their findings, including any necessary modifications

    (Please note that this programme is not sufficient on its own to enable audit practitioners to perform a fully ISA-compliant audit.)

  • What will I receive?
    • unlimited access to the online study programme for 12 months. The 25 modules include
      illustrations, examples and practice tests to help you prepare for the assessment;
    • unlimited access to the online assessment for 12 months. There is no restriction on the number of
      attempts within the 12-month access period; and
    • on successful completion, you will be able to immediately access and print your certificate of
  • Study options
  • Cost

    £399 + VAT (where applicable)


    • ICAEW members receive a 20% discount. To receive your discount, please provide your ICAEW member number when you purchase the programme.
    • Details about discounts for multiple purchases can be found on the Learning Shop.
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  • FAQs

We decided to offer the ICAEW ISAs programme to our staff as a means of helping them stay on top of important technical developments.

Samir Bitar Partner, Mazars, UAE

Contact the team

For further information or advice on the ICAEW ISAs online learning and assessment programme:

tel:+44 (0)1908 248 250 isas@icaew.com