Task Force on INTOSAI Auditor Professionalization (TFIAP)
In 2016 the INTOSAI Governing Board established the Task-force on INTOSAI Auditor Professionalisation (TFIAP) to do development work on the concepts of auditor competence in INTOSAI.
The two key deliverables that the TFIAP committed to produce in the period 2016 to 2019, were the updated competency framework and the new guide on pathways for professional development. Please find them here:
on International Standard for Supreme Audit Institutions (ISSAI) 150: Auditor Competence:
Please find the related documents open for comments below:
- International Standard for Supreme Audit Institutions (ISSAI) 150: Auditor Competence: ISSAI-150-1
- Guidance (GUID) 1950: Guidance on the development of competency frameworks for auditors: Guid-1950-1
- Guidance (GUID) 1951: Guidance on the development of pathways for professional development of auditors: Guid-1951-2
- Explanatory memorandum
- ISSAI 100 related to new ISSAI 150
Respondents are asked to submit their comments electronically by 31 December 2021 to the email address IR@agsa.co.za . Please submit your comments on specific paragraphs using the
disposition table that accompanied the exposure draft. General comments may be submitted using PDF or Word documents. All comments will be considered a matter of public record and
may be posted on the issai.org website.
TFIAP journey timeline
Please find it here: TFIAP Journey timeline
In the period 2020 to 2022 the TFIAP will focus on the following work areas:
- Developing three professional pronouncements on auditor competence for inclusion in the INTOSAI Framework of Professional pronouncements (IFPP)
- Providing access to competency profiles for positions other than audit in a SAI
- Supporting the revision of the CBC guide on human resource management practices.
FIPP – project submission
- Final project proposal (January 2021)
- Analysis sheet (final update)
- Auditor Competence concept documents (updated final)
- Final research report
- Final TFIAP summary of 2018 research
FIPP – submission of draft professional pronouncements
Virtual task-force meetings – 10 March 2021
Please read the communiqué from task force chair Mr Jan van Schalkwyk: 20210222 TFIAP Communique#3.
For material referenced to in the above communiqué or other information on the outcomes of the meeting, please contact the task force chair.
Virtual task-force meeting – 25 June 2020
Minutes of meeting: TFIAP final – Consolidated notes for 25 June meeting PDF
Auditor of the Future
1. SAI South-Africa case study
Detail Unpacking of Concept
Focus/month: The chartered accountant of the future: http://www.accountancysa.org.za/wordpress/focus-month-the-chartered-accountant-of-the-future/
2. Global Audit Leadership Forum (GALF) – 2015
Documents and reports
Developing pathways for professional development of auditors in a SAI
(Please note that this video is 14 MB and may take time to download/view)
Please find the membership list of TFIAP here:
Chair of Task Force
Mr Jan van Schalkwyk
Executive in the Auditor-General’s office • Auditor-General of South Africa
Tel: +27(0)12 422 9823 • Fax: +27(0)12 426 8257 • Mobile: +27(0)82 376 2246 •
Auditor-General of South Africa (AGSA)
P.O. Box 446
South Africa. E-mail: IR@agsa.co.za.
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