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Forensic Accounting Certificate


Forensic Accounting Certificate Level 3 Certificate of achievement in Forensic Accounting Level 3. Additional CPD Accredited Certificate with 60 CPD points available with no extra study. The course comes with easy to understand e-learning study materials. Endorsed Forensic Accounting Certificate of Achievement. This exclusive Forensic Accounting Certificate Level 3 Course has been designed for newcomers with an interest in building successful careers for life. With no prior knowledge or experience required, Forensic Accounting Certificate Level 3 course content gradually introduces the mechanics of Forensic Accounting and its importance to modern society. Study a breakdown of the investigative process, how to collect and present both financial and non-financial evidence, the importance of preventing fraud from occurring in the first place and so much more besides. Study Forensic Accounting Certificate Level 3 in your own time and at your own pace to boost your CV with an accredited and recognised award! Forensic Accounting Certificate Level 3 Qualified and capable Forensic Accountants dedicate their careers to the detection and prevention of fraud at all levels. An immensely important role of extreme responsibility, forensic accountants proactively monitor and analyse complex financial data for signs of fraudulent activity. Where detected, they also investigate, gather evidence, prepare cases and pursue prosecution. Elite forensic accountants routinely save businesses from dramatic and ongoing losses at the hands of criminals.

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Forensic Accounting Certificate Level 3

One of the biggest benefits of a career in Forensic Accounting is the freedom to work under your own terms, anywhere in the world. On a global basis, the specialist skills and knowledge of the forensic accountant have never been in stronger demand. Financial fraud continues to pose an increasingly-severe threat to businesses worldwide, calling for the consistent and continuous involvement or Forensic Accountants. Armed with an inquisitive nature, an eye for detail and a flair for numeracy, you could already be halfway to the rewarding career of your dreams!

Forensic Accounting – Course Benefits

When studying for a endorsed Forensic Accounting Certificate Level 3 with Brentwood Open Learning College, every learner benefits from:

  1. The most comprehensive introduction to the forensic accountancy profession, along with its role and importance in a wider business context.
  2. Flexible online learning with absolutely no deadlines or time restrictions to worry about – study in your own time and at your own pace.
  3. No geographical restrictions – our courses are open to ambitious candidates on a global basis.
  4. Full 24/7 access to our exclusive digital learning platform and comprehensive support from your personally-assigned tutor.
  5. The opportunity to study at home for an internationally-recognized Forensic Accountancy qualification that could transform your career.

Forensic Accounting – Learning Objectives

This advanced Forensic Accounting covers every essential practical skill and theoretical concept the learner must master to join this highly-competitive industry. Upon completion of the Forensic Accounting course, candidates will have the opportunity to pursue professional positions in key areas of Forensic Accounting, or begin establishing their own consultancies from scratch. Ultimately, the objective of the Forensic Accounting course is to assist learners with their transition from enthusiastic newcomer to fully-qualified and employed professional.

Over Forensic Accounting Certificate Level 3 Course 06 intensive modules, candidates explore the primary responsibilities and daily duties of the working forensic accountant. A range of crucial fraud-detection methods are investigated, along with effective evidence-gathering techniques, the growing threat cyber-crime poses to organisations at all levels and the importance of proactive fraud-prevention. The course also covers the role of the forensic accountant as part of a wider fraud-prevention team.

Upon successful completion of this Forensic Accounting Certificate Level 3 course, candidates take away the most essential industry-specific skills, talents and knowledge including:

  • A detailed understanding of the Forensic Accounting profession
  • How forensic accountants protect businesses from loss and damage
  • Advanced understanding of common fraud techniques/patterns
  • An understanding of the mindset and psychology of the fraudster
  • Extensive knowledge of investigative and evidence-gathering processes
  • The confidence to build and present a case upon detection of fraud
  • Advanced knowledge of cyber-crime and related technology issues
  • The opportunity to step into a professional position for the first time

Forensic Accounting – Course Outline

This advanced yet accessible Forensic Accounting Certificate Level 3 is delivered across 06 intensive modules – each concluding with an online assessment to verify your acquired knowledge and competencies. Comprehensive support and guidance will be provided by your personally-assigned tutor throughout your studies.

Module 1 – Introduction to Forensic Accounting

This module covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to Forensic Accounting
  • Brief History of Fraud and the Antifraud Profession
  • What Is Fraud?
  • Types of Investigation
  • Conducting an Investigation
  • Forensic Accountants, Fraud Auditors and Financial Auditors
  • Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities for Forensic Accountants
  • Plus more

Module 2 – The Fraudster

This module covers the following topics:

  • Psychology of Fraudsters
  • High-Level and Low-Level Thieves
  • Victims of Fraud
  • Plus more

Module 3 – Fraud Detection Techniques

This module covers the following topics:

  • Fraud Detection: Overview
  • Laying a Foundation for Detection
  • Assessing the Risk of Fraud
  • Fraud Risk Factors
  • Identifying and Evaluating Risk Factors
  • Information Gathering
  • Analytic Procedures
  • Analytic Techniques
  • Financial Statement Fraud: Detection Techniques
  • Specific Detection Methods
  • Billing Schemes
  • Payroll Schemes
  • Revenue Recognition Detection Techniques
  • Plus more

Module 4 – Case Investigative Process

This module covers the following topics:

  • Solvability Factors
  • Weighted solvability factors.
  • Un-weighted solvability factors.
  • Setting the Expectations and Goals
  • Develop an Investigative Plan
  • Financial Planning
  • Personnel Planning
  • Technology Planning
  • Understanding the Case
  • Database Searches
  • Trash Collection

Module 5 – Evidence Gathering

This module covers the following topics:

  • Gathering Evidence
  • Evidence
  • Evidence Created by the Forensic Accounting Investigator
  • What Kind of Evidence should be Gathered?
  • Document Collection
  • Sources of Documents
  • Document Organization
  • Plus more

Module 6 – Evaluating Financial and Non-Financial Evidence

This module covers the following topics:

  • Obtaining and Evaluating Non-Financial Evidence
  • Interviews
  • Statement Analysis
  • Plus more