Audit Engagements - Review of the Standards E-Learning

Audit Engagements - Review of the Standards E-Learning
CPA Nova Scotia continues to offer on-demand modules. Many member feel that this convenient, economical and interactive course delivery is a perfect alternative for those having difficulty attending our in-class courses. Prior to the course commencement, you will be given password access to the online courseware via e-mail. Within this courseware, you will find instructions on how to work through the course, all necessary course materials, as well as a range of interactive learning activities designed to make studying on the Internet a rich and relevant experience

Please Note: An updated version of this course 
will be available in December 2019.  Also, the current material covers the standards as issued up to June 30, 2017. 

This seminar provides a solid foundation in the practical application of the Canadian Auditing Standards (CAS) to audit engagements. Participants will build on their understanding of the standards, with an emphasis on areas identified as common pitfalls in national practice inspection findings. Using a case study approach, participants will apply the standards to a set of client-specific facts. Participants will also explore the key elements of documenting an engagement working paper file including, planning, engagement execution, and reporting.


  • Audit quality
  • Communication with others
  • Audit documentation
  • Acceptance and overall audit strategy
  • Internal control
  • Risk assessment
  • Audit procedures
  • Conclusion and reporting

This seminar contains 0.75 hours of ethics content.

Participants should be familiar with the CPA Handbook – Assurance.

Audit practitioners at all levels of experience, who want to refresh their understanding of the CAS in order to apply the standards more effectively and efficiently. 

Passport - 2 Days plus $140
Hours - 14

4/1/2019 - 8/31/2019