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Single Audit Certificate Exam + new Yellow Book

Single Audit Certificate Exam + new Yellow Book

Demonstrate your ability to plan and perform single audits while keeping up to date with guidance found in the 2018 revision of Government Auditing Standards.

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Passing the Intermediate Single Audit Certificate exam demonstrates your ability to plan, perform and evaluate single audits in accordance with the latest requirements of the new Uniform Guidance.

Combined with the new Yellow Book course, this bundle ensures you're up to date with all the latest standards.

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$203.15 - $254.15
15% bundle discount applied
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The Intermediate Single Audit Certificate exam tests your ability to plan, perform and evaluate single audits in accordance with the latest requirements of the new Uniform Guidance. This exam is offered in a timed online format and consists of 100 multiple choice questions.

In order to successfully pass the examination, you must be able to evaluate and analyze the core concepts related to client acceptance, engagement planning, engagement analysis, concluding an engagement and guiding principles for single audits.

Topics that will be tested on the exam include:

  • Comprehending single audits
  • Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards
  • Planning the audit
  • Major program determination
  • Using the Compliance Supplement
  • Internal control over compliance
  • Testing compliance
  • Single audit reporting

When you pass the exam, you will be awarded with a certificate in the form of a digital badge. Digital badges allow you to distinguish yourself in the marketplace and show your commitment to quality. The badge can be posted to your social media profiles and linked to your resume or email signature, providing maximum visibility to your achievement.

Visit our single audit certificate programs site to learn more about:

  • Frequently asked questions
  • How digital badges work
  • Learning options before taking the exam
  • Samples of the types of questions you may see on the exam

Take the optional intermediate-level single audit course, Applying the Uniform Guidance for Federal Awards in Your Single Audits, to update or enhance your existing competencies related to the Uniform Guidance prior to taking the exam. The course covers efficient and effective planning and performing of single audits in accordance with the requirements of the Uniform Guidance

Important note: Your exam purchase entitles you to one exam and one re-take if you do not pass the exam. Prior to using your re-take, the AICPA recommends you study any topics identified in your initial exam results. If you do not pass either the initial exam or the re-take, you must purchase the exam again, in order to take it again. Exams passed outside of these purchase and re-take rules will not result in the issuing of a digital badge. If you have any questions regarding the completion of your exam or re-take, please contact to verify your results.

I understand and agree that the AICPA has the absolute and unrestricted right to revoke or suspend any rights I have to use the Advanced Single Audit Certificate digital badge image, or any representation thereof, if I am (a) convicted of any crime punishable by more than one year in prison or for any crime related to dishonesty, or (b) disciplined by any governmental or non-governmental authority that regulates, or enforces a code of conduct related to, my professional activities, including but not limited to, a state board of accountancy, AICPA, IRS, SEC, or PCAOB, or (c) a peer reviewer restricted from performing peer reviews by the Peer Review Program.

Governmental Audit Quality Center

The GAQC is a comprehensive resource for CPA firms and state audit organizations that perform audits under Government Auditing Standards, single audits, or other compliance audits. It provides e-alerts with important updates, web events, tools, and resources, that keep members up-to-date on the latest developments affecting governmental audits. Learn more about the GAQC at Interested in joining? Access the GAQC membership page. Have questions? Send an e-mail to

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NASBA Field of Study: Auditing (Governmental)
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Learning Outcomes
  • Distinguish the types of engagements that are performed under generally accepted government auditing standards (GAGAS).
  • Recognize the requirements found in the 2018 Government Auditing Standards (Yellow Book).
  • Identify the revised requirements and guidance related to independence in the 2018 revision of the Yellow Book.
  • Recall the requirements regarding CPE, professional judgment, quality control, and peer review under GAGAS.
  • Identify the additional requirements for performing and reporting on a financial audit under GAGAS.
  • Recall the requirements for performing attestation and review of financial statement engagements and performance audits under GAGAS.
Key Topics
  • Foundation and principles for the use and application of generally accepted government auditing standards (GAGAS)
  • General requirements for complying with the Yellow Book
  • Ethics, independence, and professional judgment
  • Competence and continuing professional education
  • Quality control and peer review
  • Standards for financial audits
  • Standards for attestation engagements and reviews of financial statements
  • Fieldwork standards for performance audits
  • Reporting standards for performance audits
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The new guidance you need.

It is essential all auditors performing Yellow Book audits understand the recently revised concepts and standards of generally accepted government auditing standards (GAGAS). If you perform engagements in accordance with GAGAS, this course is for you.

An excellent baseline of information for accountants to gain an understanding of the new Yellow Book, this CPE Self-study course presents the guidance found in the 2018 revision of Government Auditing Standards.

Featuring new guidance related to independence and peer review, this course will increase your knowledge of the requirements and application guidance related to:

  • Ethics
  • Independence
  • Standards for financial audits
  • Attestation engagements
  • Performance audits
  • and more.

This course is offered in two new formats - Voice-over PowerPoint and CPEx.

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