Internal Auditing Basics 20 [M] Ed.

Group: Auditing
Length: 90 days
CEUs*: 1
Tuition: $209.00
*CEU = Continuing Education Unit

This course is designed to provide new auditors with a basic understanding of how to conduct an internal audit. In easy to understand terms, the class covers the audit conventions for preparing, performing, reporting and Follow-up. The course is focused on what new internal auditors need to know to conduct an audit. The lessons follow the audit process from initial acceptance of the audit assignment through reporting what was found. This is a basic auditing course for beginners who will be conducting audits using any performance standard (such as: ISO 9001, ISO/TS 16949, FDA GMPs, FAA, ISO 14001, HACCP and so on). The Internal Auditing Basics course consists of a series of lessons, illustrations, diagrams, examples, supplemental handout information, interactive exercises and quizzes. A handy desk reference, QualityWBT comprehensive glossary, and Auditor Code of Conduct are included in the class as pdf files. Successful completion of the class will result in a certificate for 10 contact hours (1.0 CEUs). The subscription length is 90 days (plus one free 30-day subscription extension, if needed).

Learning Outcomes
Upon the completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Use the steps needed to prepare, perform, report, and follow-up actions taken
  • Identify types of audit evidence needed to verify conformance to requirements
  • Use checklists and other working papers
  • Conduct a desk audit
  • Collect audit evidence
  • Determine when a practice or situation represents a nonconformance or finding
  • Determine methods to analyze and classify nonconformities or findings
  • Write nonconformity statements
  • Report the results of the audit
  • Follow-up and verify actions taken


As an IACET Authorized Provider, JP Russell Learning Center offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard. Note: IACET is the International Association for Continuing Education & Training and CEUs are Continuing Education Units.