As the first applied learning financial forensic qualification developed by a professional body in the region, the ISCA Financial Forensic Accounting (FFA) Qualification, leading to the conferment of the ISCA Financial Forensic Professional (FFP) Credential, is developed by ISCA in collaboration with industry experts to build up capabilities in the financial forensics field.
At least a recognised bachelor’s degree* or equivalent in the following disciplines:
Accountancy related; or
Other degrees with one year full-time and recent relevant work experience in financial forensic-related fields such as law enforcement, financial and regulatory compliance and forensic advisory
Applications for the ISCA FFA Qualification are open all year round except in December. Successful applicants will be approved as candidates and advised of the next available workshop and examination session upon admission.
* Those who do not meet academic requirements will have their applications assessed on a case-by-case basis.
Annual Candidate Fee (payable from second year onwards after admission – i.e. 1 January of the calendar year)
Re-sit Examination Fee per module for modules except for Professional Requirements (No workshop)
Re-sit Examination Fee for Professional Requirements Module
ISCA reserves the right to change the pricing without prior notice. All fees once paid are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Funding available for this qualification includes SkillsFuture Credit and SkillsFuture Study Awards. We are working closely with relevant agencies towards other funding options for the course fees. More details relating to funding can be found here.
Upon completion of all four modules and acquiring at least three years of relevant work experience in financial forensic related field immediately prior to the application, ISCA FFA Qualification graduates can apply for ISCA membership, subject to meeting the prevailing membership admission requirements, and be conferred the ISCA FFP credential.
Existing ISCA members with financial forensic experience can also apply for the ISCA FFP credential via the grandfathering scheme, available from 1 March 2018 to 31 August 2019.
More information regarding the credential can be found here.
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