UNISA Short Course in the Professional Practice Framework for Internal Auditors

Short Course in the Professional Practice Framework for Internal Auditors (70831)Purpose

The objective of this short course is to present an opportunity for prospective internal auditors and people currently working as internal auditors to receive training to enable them to comply with the requirements of the Institute of Internal Auditor’s Professional Practice Framework (IPPF).
 

  • People working in internal auditing or forensic auditing, and who are not proficient in complying with all the requirements of the Professional Practice Framework.
  • Members of Audit Committees who are not qualified internal auditors.
  • People who want to re skill into the field of internal auditing.
  • Internal auditors in the public sector who are compelled by law to comply with the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.

Admission requirements

A senior certificate or equivalent qualification or appropriate experience.
 Duration

Three months
 Language medium

English
 Registration periods

Tuition is presented fully online through distance education, allowing practicing internal auditors who travel extensively, the freedom to keep up to date with their studies.
 Kind of assessment

Note:
Formative assessment and examination admission will comply with UNISA’s formative assessment rules and policies
Formative assessment:
There are two (2) compulsory assignments for this short course of which assignment 01 is a multiple- choice assignment and is compulsory for admission to the examination.
Summative assessment:
A two hour examination
Marks:
The assignment marks will contribute 10% and the examination 90% to the final mark of the learner. In order to qualify for the certificate of this short course, a final mark of at least 50% must be obtained.
 The Professional Practice Framework for Internal Auditors (PPFC01B)Syllabus/Content Topics

Topic 1 – Elements surrounding the definition of Internal Auditing
After completing this topic, learners should be able to interpret the implications of the definition of internal auditing for internal auditors and be able to apply that knowledge in practice at the level of a junior internal auditor.
 
Topic 2 – Code of Ethics of Internal Auditors
After completing this topic, learners should be able to apply the requirements of the Code of Ethics to evaluate the acceptability of the conduct of junior internal auditors in practical situations.
 
Topic 3 – Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing
After completing this topic, learners should be able to apply the requirements of the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing in basic practical internal audit scenarios.
 Course leader

Mrs I Morgan MCom (Auditing) CIA
Centre for Accounting Studies
Office: 02-074, A J H van der Walt Building, UNISA
Tel: 012 429 4530 (08:00 – 13:00)
Fax: 086 636 9090
E-mail: morgai@unisa.ac.za


Overview of Public Universities in South Africa

Here's an overview of some public universities in South Africa, including general admissions requirements and estimated application periods. Keep in mind, specific program requirements and dates can vary significantly, so it's important to check each university's official website for the most current information.

University of Pretoria

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with minimum scores in specific subjects related to the chosen program; for international students, equivalent qualifications.
  • Application Period: Usually opens in March and closes at the end of July for most programs.

University of Cape Town

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with pass levels required for degree study; subject-specific requirements depending on the program.
  • Application Period: Application opens in April and closes at the end of July.

Stellenbosch University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required marks; some programs have additional testing.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and typically closes at the end of June.

University of the Witwatersrand

  • Admissions Requirements: Matriculation certificate with university exemption; required scores vary by faculty.
  • Application Period: Begins in March and ends on the 30th of September.

University of Johannesburg

  • Admissions Requirements: Matric exemption with a minimum APS score; specific subject requirements based on the faculty.
  • Application Period: Opens in April and generally closes by the 30th of September.

University of the Free State

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific marks for the program applied to; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Typically opens in April and closes at the end of August.

University of Venda

  • Admissions Requirements: Completion of the National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for diploma or degree studies; specific APS scores needed.
  • Application Period: Usually from May to September.

University of Fort Hare

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; certain programs may have specific requirements.
  • Application Period: Opens around May and closes at the end of September.

University of the Western Cape

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific performance levels; additional requirements for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Generally from May to September.

North-West University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; program-specific requirements may apply.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and usually closes by the end of August.

Rhodes University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate or equivalent; minimum academic performance in certain subjects.
  • Application Period: Applications open in April and close at the end of September.

Nelson Mandela University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; portfolio or additional tests for some faculties.
  • Application Period: Opens in April, with a deadline at the end of August for most programs.

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Opens in May and typically closes by the end of September.

University of Limpopo

  • Admissions Requirements: Senior Certificate with endorsement for diploma or degree courses; specific APS scores for different programs.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

University of Zululand

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for bachelor’s degree studies; specific score requirements for various programs.
  • Application Period: Usually between April and November.

Central University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores for the chosen field of study; additional criteria for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Application period generally starts in May and ends in October.

Vaal University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with a pass that qualifies for admission to bachelor’s degree, diploma, or higher certificate programs.
  • Application Period: Typically from May to September.

Walter Sisulu University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; additional criteria for certain faculties.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

This list provides a starting point for understanding the admissions landscape across South Africa's diverse higher education institutions. Given the variability in programs and requirements, it's crucial to consult each university's website for the most accurate and up-to-date information.