training & qualifications

Whether you're starting a new career in public finance, building on experience or advancing even further, we have the appropriate training and qualifications.


Become a chartered public finance accountant with our CIPFA Professional Qualification (UK) or International Public Financial Management qualifications. Alternatively, take a look at our topic-specific certificates to accredit your skills and enhance your career.


Find public sector focused training that suits you, delivered through open courses, in-house training, and accredited programmes. Find out about the types of training courses we offer, or book a course in our Events section.

Training and qualifications


From our flagship Professional Qualification and integrated international qualifications, to specialised certificates in international accounting standards we have a wealth of ways to sharpen your skills.


Find, and book online, for training courses, conferences, regional branch events, webinars or other events held by CIPFA.


Find out more about the types of training that CIPFA provides, including open courses, in-house training, and accredited programmes.


Audit Scotland: Auditor

Starting salary £28,568.44 pa: Audit Scotland: We are Scotland's public sector audit organisation. We carry out financial and performance audits of around 200 public bodies, ensuring £40 billion of taxpayers’ money is spent wisely. Edinburgh / Glasgow / Inverness

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