Developing and maintaining the technical skills to be a competent internal auditor is essential at all career stages.
The guidance and resources on this page should be considered as a start point to your learning journey.
Core Principle 2 | Demonstrates competence and due professional care
Core Principle 6 | Demonstrates quality and continuous improvement
|1210 Proficiency||Implementation guidance|
|1230 Continuing professional development||Implementation guidance|
Take time to think about your personal development plans and CPE requirements.
A useful tool is Global IIA's 2020 Internal Audit Competency Framework©
|Audit competencies (2020)||Coaching (2013)||Communication (2015)|
|Interpersonal skills (2012)||Mentoring (2012)|
|Presentation skills (2014)||Effective Report Writing (2022)|
|Difficult clients (2015)||Working with stakeholders (2012)||Meeting stakeholder expectations (2015)|
|Dealing with regulators (2021)||IA's relationship with regulators (2021)|
|Internal audit competencies (2018)|
Codes of practice | Financial services, private and third sector