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AUDITING   (Advanced)

(See Notes at the Bottom)
 
Core Certification Standards (required for DAWIA certification)
 Education No education requirement for certification
 Training   Certification eligible for all GS-0511 Auditors
  AUD 230  Cost Accounting Standards (R)
  AUD 395  Accounting Systems Audits (R)
 Experience Six (6) years of auditing experience of which at least three (3) years must be contract auditing experience
 Assessment No certification assessment requirement
 Certification Currency 80 hours of Continuous Learning (CL) every 2 years per DoDI 5000.66

Functional/Interdisciplinary Developmental Recommendations
Assignment Type  Opportunities
Contract Auditor Functional Area
   AUD 236E CAS Administration and Coverage
   AUD 237E CAS 401, 402, and 405
   AUD 238E CAS 403, 410, 418, and 420
   AUD 239E CAS 406 - Cost Accounting Period
   AUD 240E CASB Disclosure Statements
   AUD 241E CAS 404 & 409 - Capitalization & Depreciation
   AUD 242E CAS 414 and 417 - Cost of Money
   AUD 243E CAS 408 and 415
   AUD 244E CAS 407, Standard Costs for Direct Material and Labor
   AUD 245E CAS 416 Accounting for Insurance Costs
   AUD 246E CAS 411 Accounting for Acquisition Cost of Material

Interdisciplinary
  TBD
Financial Liaison Auditor Functional Area
   ACQ 1010 Fundamentals of Systems Acquisition Management

Interdisciplinary
  TBD
Supervisory Auditor Functional Area
   AUD 460 Statistical Sampling for Supervisors and Managers (R)
   AUD 470 Regression Analysis for Supervisors and Managers (R)
   MGT 200 Supervisor Cornerstone Course (R)

Interdisciplinary
  TBD
Technical Specialist Functional Area
   AUD 235 Cost Accounting Standards II (R)
   AUD 351 Truth in Negotiation Compliance Audits (R)
   AUD 460 Statistical Sampling for Supervisors and Managers (R)
   AUD 470 Regression Analysis for Supervisors and Managers (R)

Interdisciplinary
  TBD

Notes:
2 An "(R)" following a course title indicates the course is delivered as instructor-led/resident-based instruction.
4 For information on Defense Contract Audit Institute (DCAI) courses, please email the DCAI Registrar at DCAI-Registrar@dcaa.mil or navigate to https://www.dcaa.mil/ and scroll to the bottom of the page to see the link for the Course Catalog.
23 For non-DCAA students, Resident and Virtual classes are available on a space-available basis only and e-learning classes are not currently available.