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Certificate in Forensic Accounting QLS Level 3



Course Overview

What Does a Forensic Accountant Do?

Forensic Accounting Certification,  has been designed to provide candidates with an exciting and captivating introduction to the world of financial investigation and fraud detection. It is the role of the forensic accountant to examine, analyse and present critically important financial information in a concise, understandable and evidence-backed manner. Forensic accountants play an exceptionally critical role in the prevention of fraud and the identification of fraudulent activities on every scale and in every industry or sector.

Forensic Accounting Certification

Over the six units of this Forensic Accounting Certification, candidates are introduced to both the concept of forensic accounting and the skills required to join this highly respected industry. Course content begins by examining the subject of fraud in both modern and historical capacities, before moving onto the specifics of fraudsters, their activities and their impact on society. The core focus of the certificate in forensic accounting,  then moves onto essential fraud detection techniques, the various risk factors affecting fraud likelihood and the planning/implementation of fraud case investigation. The final units of the certificate in forensic accounting, turn attention to the gathering and use of evidence, including the importance of both financial and non-financial evidence.

Upon completion, candidates will possess the skills, knowledge and confidence to begin extremely rewarding careers working with established accountancy firms, within business accountancy departments or with local/national government offices in various capacities. 

Course Syllabus

Certificate in Forensic Accounting:Key Topics

The course consists of the following six units:

Unit 1 – Introduction to Forensic Accounting

The course begins with a concise yet comprehensive introduction to the concept of fraud, both modern and in a historical sense. Candidates learn about the investigation of fraud, along with the role and responsibilities of the auditor and the forensic accountant.

Unit 2 – The Fraudster

The second unit focuses on the profiling and exploration of fraudsters, ranging from low-level fraudulent activity to the highest-level cases of criminal fraud. In addition, the unit introduces the effects of fraud on victims, along with the harmful effects of fraud on wider society.

Unit 3 – Fraud Detecting Techniques

This unit takes candidates through the analytical procedures and basic risk-assessment framework required to detect and recognised signs of fraudulent activities. Course content covers fraud risk factors and the monitoring/recognition of revenue in the detection of fraudulent activity.

Unit 4 – Case Investigation Procedure

The fourth unit shifts attention away from initial detection to focus on investigation preparation and implementation. Candidates learn the most important case evaluation and initiation skills, along with competent intelligence gathering methods and the setting of goals.

Unit 5 – Evidence Gathering

This unit looks more intensively at the gathering of evidence and providing sufficient proof to validate any suspected instance of fraud detected during the investigation process. Candidates are introduced to the concept of proof and the principles of using evidence to prove a case.

Unit 6 – Evaluating Financial and Non-Financial Evidence

In the sixth unit, the course rounds-off with an important overview of evidence evaluation in both financial and non-financial capacities. Candidates learn crucial statement analysis skills, along with how to professionally evaluate interviews and other statements

Fee & Payment Options

Paying in Instalments: £395 (Interest FREE Instalments)

Deposit: £95

No of Instalments: 12

Each Instalment: £25

Pay in Full: (£80 Discount) £315

Endorsement

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

This course and/or training programme has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Career Path

An intermediate-level introduction to forensic accounting, this high-quality certificate serves as a crucial career springboard. Upon completion, you’ll have the option of continuing studying the subject at the highest possible level, or pursuing an entry-level position as a junior forensic accountant or accountancy associate. Salaries within the industry begin around the £20,000 mark and can reach beyond £40,000 with sufficient experience. 

Who Should Take This Course?
  • Accountants interested in exploring forensics
  • Anyone involved in budgeting or business finance
  • Newcomers to accountancy seeking a mid-level course
  • Those working within accountancy teams at any level
  • Current business owners and entrepreneurs
  • Anyone looking to improve their accountancy skills  

Related Links:

Diploma in Forensic Accounting (Level 4)

Certificate in Accounting and Finance (Level 2)

Course at QLS
Level 3

Endorsement
Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme

Study Method
Online Learning

Course Duration
200 Hours Approx.

Entry Requirements
No entry requirement.

Start Date
Ongoing

  • Explore the mechanics and consequences of traditional and digital fraud
  • Discover the latest investigation and fraud detection techniques
  • Improve your analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Learn how to work as part of a large fraud-prevention team
  • Study evidence gathering and the art of proving a case 



Customer Reviews


Total Reviews: (1)

21-06-2017

* Course is student friendly * Very genuine with allotment of marks and sending the related material *The instructor/assessor feed back was very useful * There is no pain in understanding the terms and conditions of the course * Honest in sending in the reports and certificates on time * Worth for selecting this course through Brentwood Thanks

#Dr.Ganga Bhavani


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Certificate in Forensic Accounting QLS Level 3



Save 70%

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£ 395

NOW
£ 118



Course at QLS
Level 3

Endorsed By
Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme

Study Method
Online Learning

Course Duration
200 Hours Approx.

Entry Requirements
No entry requirement.

Start Date
Ongoing

  • Explore the mechanics and consequences of traditional and digital fraud
  • Discover the latest investigation and fraud detection techniques
  • Improve your analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Learn how to work as part of a large fraud-prevention team
  • Study evidence gathering and the art of proving a case 





Course Overview

What Does a Forensic Accountant Do?

Forensic Accounting Certification,  has been designed to provide candidates with an exciting and captivating introduction to the world of financial investigation and fraud detection. It is the role of the forensic accountant to examine, analyse and present critically important financial information in a concise, understandable and evidence-backed manner. Forensic accountants play an exceptionally critical role in the prevention of fraud and the identification of fraudulent activities on every scale and in every industry or sector.

Forensic Accounting Certification

Over the six units of this Forensic Accounting Certification, candidates are introduced to both the concept of forensic accounting and the skills required to join this highly respected industry. Course content begins by examining the subject of fraud in both modern and historical capacities, before moving onto the specifics of fraudsters, their activities and their impact on society. The core focus of the certificate in forensic accounting,  then moves onto essential fraud detection techniques, the various risk factors affecting fraud likelihood and the planning/implementation of fraud case investigation. The final units of the certificate in forensic accounting, turn attention to the gathering and use of evidence, including the importance of both financial and non-financial evidence.

Upon completion, candidates will possess the skills, knowledge and confidence to begin extremely rewarding careers working with established accountancy firms, within business accountancy departments or with local/national government offices in various capacities. 

Course Syllabus

Certificate in Forensic Accounting:Key Topics

The course consists of the following six units:

Unit 1 – Introduction to Forensic Accounting

The course begins with a concise yet comprehensive introduction to the concept of fraud, both modern and in a historical sense. Candidates learn about the investigation of fraud, along with the role and responsibilities of the auditor and the forensic accountant.

Unit 2 – The Fraudster

The second unit focuses on the profiling and exploration of fraudsters, ranging from low-level fraudulent activity to the highest-level cases of criminal fraud. In addition, the unit introduces the effects of fraud on victims, along with the harmful effects of fraud on wider society.

Unit 3 – Fraud Detecting Techniques

This unit takes candidates through the analytical procedures and basic risk-assessment framework required to detect and recognised signs of fraudulent activities. Course content covers fraud risk factors and the monitoring/recognition of revenue in the detection of fraudulent activity.

Unit 4 – Case Investigation Procedure

The fourth unit shifts attention away from initial detection to focus on investigation preparation and implementation. Candidates learn the most important case evaluation and initiation skills, along with competent intelligence gathering methods and the setting of goals.

Unit 5 – Evidence Gathering

This unit looks more intensively at the gathering of evidence and providing sufficient proof to validate any suspected instance of fraud detected during the investigation process. Candidates are introduced to the concept of proof and the principles of using evidence to prove a case.

Unit 6 – Evaluating Financial and Non-Financial Evidence

In the sixth unit, the course rounds-off with an important overview of evidence evaluation in both financial and non-financial capacities. Candidates learn crucial statement analysis skills, along with how to professionally evaluate interviews and other statements

Fee & Payment Options

Paying in Instalments: £395 (Interest FREE Instalments)

Deposit: £95

No of Instalments: 12

Each Instalment: £25

Pay in Full: (£80 Discount) £315

Endorsement

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

This course and/or training programme has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Career Path

An intermediate-level introduction to forensic accounting, this high-quality certificate serves as a crucial career springboard. Upon completion, you’ll have the option of continuing studying the subject at the highest possible level, or pursuing an entry-level position as a junior forensic accountant or accountancy associate. Salaries within the industry begin around the £20,000 mark and can reach beyond £40,000 with sufficient experience. 

Who Should Take This Course?
  • Accountants interested in exploring forensics
  • Anyone involved in budgeting or business finance
  • Newcomers to accountancy seeking a mid-level course
  • Those working within accountancy teams at any level
  • Current business owners and entrepreneurs
  • Anyone looking to improve their accountancy skills  

Related Links:

Diploma in Forensic Accounting (Level 4)

Certificate in Accounting and Finance (Level 2)

Customer Reviews


Total Reviews: (1)

21-06-2017

* Course is student friendly * Very genuine with allotment of marks and sending the related material *The instructor/assessor feed back was very useful * There is no pain in understanding the terms and conditions of the course * Honest in sending in the reports and certificates on time * Worth for selecting this course through Brentwood Thanks

#Dr.Ganga Bhavani