IT Audit Fundamentals Certificate
ISACA’s IT Audit Fundamentals Certificate and online course provides knowledge and performance-based learning that empowers early professionals or those wishing to move into an IT career gain insights into the principles of audit. Through this course learners can build a foundation of knowledge and skill to be a successful IT auditor.
The certificate also serves as a valuable early pathway toward earning ISACA’s Certified Information Systems Auditor® (CISA®). The course provides hybrid learning comprised of practice and knowledge-based learning enabling users to build a foundation of knowledge and skills to be a successful IT auditor.
The IT Audit Fundamentals Certificate helps prepare candidates for these career opportunities by demonstrating foundational-level knowledge. The certificate’s content areas include performing an audit, IT general controls, and specific audit areas such as networking, operating systems, artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, and the internet of things (IoT).
In the IT Audit Fundamentals Certificate program, you will learn:
- The Audit Function
- Controls, Risk and Audit
- Performing an Audit
- IT Environment and Components
- Specific Audit Subjects
- Emerging Technologies
This course is ideal for;
- Individuals seeking to pursue a career in IT audit
- Individuals seeking to increase their knowledge and skills in their current IT related position
- Students, Recent Grads or those looking to transition into an IT audit career
Those seeking a strong foundation in IT audit knowledge and hands-on experience to set themselves apart as they seek audit jobs can now earn the new ISACA IT Audit Fundamentals Certificate from ISACA, the global professional association for digital trust professionals.
ISACA’s IT Audit Fundamentals Certificate program offers valuable knowledge and learning that will empower early professionals and those looking to change careers to IT audit to gain insight into the principles of IT audit and the opportunity to build a foundation of knowledge and skill to be a successful IT auditor.
The closed-book, remotely proctored exam covers six content areas and includes 55 questions. The number of questions in each content area is based upon the content area’s assigned weight. The list below details content areas and the weight assigned to each.
- 5% - THE AUDIT FUNCTION
- 8% - CONTROLS, RISK AND AUDIT
- 35% - PERFORMING AN AUDIT
- 25% - IT ENVIRONMENT COMPONENTS
- 15% - SPECIFIC AUDIT SUBJECTS
- 12% - OVERVIEW OF NEWER TECHNOLOGIES
Exam takers will be given two hours (120 minutes) to complete the exam. A score of 65% or higher is required to pass the exam.