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Level 2 Forensic Accounting


Level 2 Forensic Accounting Diploma of achievement in Forensic Accounting Level 2. Additional CPD Accredited Certificate with 40 CPD points available without extra study. The course comes with easy to understand e-learning study materials. Level 2 Forensic Accounting Course. Endorsed Certificate of Achievement. This insightful Forensic Accounting Certificate represents the perfect platform upon which to begin building a successful career as a forensic accountant. Explore the primary duties and responsibilities of the forensic accountant, learning how to detect the most common signs of fraud, the importance of proactive fraud prevention and the basics of Forensic Accounting & evidence gathering. Study Forensic Accounting in your own time at a pace that suits you for a recognised award that could transform your career prospects for life! This self-paced programme is available 24/7 providing you with the flexibility to train at the pace, location and time of your choosing. Accredited certificate from a registered awarding body can be claimed on course completion. College registration, tutor support, course materials and additional supporting material are all included in the course fee.

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Level 2 Forensic Accounting

Ready to take that all-important first step towards the career you know you’re capable of? If so, this exclusive Level 2 Forensic Accounting Certificate could be just the ticket! Forensic accountancy is a dynamic profession which focuses on both consistent financial performance and the detection/prevention of fraudulent activity. Both of which are of unique importance to the contemporary organisation. Across both public and private sectors alike, demand for qualified and capable forensic accountants continues to grow at its fastest ever pace.

Forensic Accounting – Course Syllabus

This Forensic Accounting course Consists of the following units:

Unit 1 – An 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

Unit 2 – Common Personality Traits of Fraudsters

  • Who Commits Fraud?
  • High-Level and Low-Level Thieves
  • Victims of Fraud

Unit 3 – Fraud Detection Methods

  • 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

Unit 4 – General Investigative Procedures

  • 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

Forensic Accounting – Course Benefits

This Forensic Accounting course comes with the following benefits:

  • Full Tutor Support
  • Self paced, no fixed schedules
  • Available to students anywhere in the world
  • 24/7 Access to the LMS ( Learning Management System )
  • Easy to understand quality e-learning study materials

Forensic Accounting – Course Material

All Forensic Accounting course materials are included in the course price. All your study material will be available on our learning management system for which you will get access once you are enrolled. The material can be downloaded and printed as well.

Our distance learning Forensic Accounting course materials are specially written for home study and contain a wealth of knowledge in easy to understand language. We use variety of media to help you learn. Your Forensic Accounting course may use any of the following different media which you can use from home or where ever you choose to study:

  • Online course materials
  • Question papers
  • Additional Supporting Material
  • Useful Links

Course assessment

You will be continually assessed throughout the Forensic Accounting course. Your assignment will be marked by your tutor and independently moderated. The feedback on your assignment will then be sent to you. On receipt of this, you may wish to contact your tutor to discuss the feedback.

Tutor Support

When you enrol on a Forensic Accounting course with CPD you are allocated your personal tutor. Tutor’s help and support will be available throughout your studies with the college. He/she will assess your work and will provide you with regular feedback on your progress.