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Certificate In International Public Sector Accounting Standards e-learning


Event summary

The Certificate in International Public Sector Accounting Standards (Cert IPSAS) provides a foundational knowledge, covering the basic technical content of IPSAS and giving you the ability to explain how certain events and transactions to public service organisations should be treated.

Standard price

£220.00 excl VAT

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About this event

The Cert IPSAS learning materials consist of a series of online topic areas accompanied by interactive workbooks. The course takes approximately 80 hours to complete, and trainees are encouraged to study at their own pace via CIPFA's virtual learning environment.

Understanding and knowledge will be evaluated through questions at the end of each topic area. On successful completion, trainees are awarded the CIPFA Certificate in IPSAS and can then progress to the Diploma in IPSAS.

Who is it aimed at?

The course is suitable for:

  • those with knowledge of double entry book-keeping or basic accounting knowledge
  • finance staff
  • external auditors
  • consultants who only need a basic knowledge of IPSAS
  • staff with significant financial responsibilities

How is it delivered?

The e-learning is delivered online. Detailed joining instructions will be sent to you.

How long will it take to complete?

The e-learning will take around 80 hours to complete. If you are studying online, you will have access to all of the learning materials for 12 months.

CPD hours

This course carries 80 CPD hours.


  • Accounting