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Profile of current and past participants:

  • Accounting and Finance professionals
  • Audit practitioners, Internal and External Auditors
  • Banking and Financial Services professionals
  • Forensics Accountants and Analyst 
  • Compliance and Risk Management professionals
  • Law enforcement officers

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Qualification Structure

Modules:

  • FoAI
  • Forensic Accounting and Investigation

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  • DF
  • Digital Forensics

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  • FC
  • PR
  • Professional Requirements

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    Individual must possess:

    (A)  At least a recognised bachelor’s degree* or equivalent in the following disciplines:

    • Accountancy related; or
    • Other degrees with at least 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; OR

    (B)  a final year bachelor's degree in accountancy from the ISCA FFAQ accredited Singapore institutes of higher learning (IHLs):

    • which may be granted partial exemption from selected modules of ISCA FFA Qualification subject to completion of relevant subjects at degree level to be recognised by ISCA; and
    • be allowed to graduate from The Qualifcation upon completion of bachelor's degree.

    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.

    Candidates who have been admitted into the ISCA FFA Qualification will have a candidature validity period commencing on the date of admission and expiring on the 31 December of the third (3rd) calendar year. For example, if you are admitted as a candidate on 15 June 2020, your candidature validity period will commence on 15 June 2020 and expire on 31 December 2022.

    Candidates who wish to apply for the credential must complete the corresponding qualification within the prescribed candidature validity period.

    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 Financial Forensic Professional (FFP) credential.

    More information regarding the credential can be found here.

    Workshop and Exam Schedule

    2024 Apr-May intake Schedule

     April 2024 Workshop Session May 2024 Examination Session
    Module Name Date and Time Delivery Mode Date and Time Delivery Mode
    Forensic Accounting and Investigation 16 – 17 Apr 2024
    9am to 5pm
    Virtual 28 May 2024
    10am to 12pm
    Remote Proctoring
    Digital Forensics 23 – 24 Apr 2024
    9am to 5pm
    29 May 2024
    10am to 12pm
    Financial Crime 30 Apr 2024
    9am to 5pm
    30 May 2024
    10am to 12pm
    Professional Requirements

    Fully self-study e-learning
    (No workshop)

    31 May 2024
    10am to 11am

     

    2024 Oct-Nov intake Schedule

     October 2024 Workshop Session November 2024 Examination Session
    Module Name Date and Time Delivery Mode Date and Time Delivery Mode
    Forensic Accounting and Investigation 15 – 16 Oct 2024
    9am to 5pm
    Virtual 26 Nov 2024
    10am to 12pm
    Remote Proctoring
    Digital Forensics 22 – 23 Oct 2024
    9am to 5pm
    27 Nov 2024
    10am to 12pm
    Financial Crime 29 Oct 2024
    9am to 5pm
    28 Nov 2024
    10am to 12pm
    Professional Requirements

    Fully self-study e-learning
    (No workshop)

    29 Nov 2024
    10am to 11am

     

    Important timeline:

    • Application submission deadline (Apr-May Intake): 22 March 2024
    • Module Registration by (Apr-May Intake): 31 March 2024
      • ISCA reserves the right to amend the workshop and examination dates and delivery modes, depending on situations such as a national health emergency. Candidates will be notified of any changes to workshop and examination dates, timing, and delivery mode.
      • Remote proctoring is a service that emulates the role of an on-site invigilation, where the test taker’s identity and the exam integrity are administered online. In other words, the exams are taken remotely, at your chosen location. Please click here for more information on the proctored exam.
      Delivery and Assessment
      • Learning format: 
        • Blended learning approach - a combination of instructor-led workshops and online courseware, accessible through ISCA Learning Management System, to provide a comprehensive and engaging learning experience.

      1) Forensic Accounting and Investigation, Digital Forensics and Financial Crime modules -

      - Blended learning, with 1-2 days of online workshops facilitated by experienced financial forensic practitioners, along with E-learning components

      2) Professional Requirements module - an E-learning module

      • Each module will include an end-of-module assessment.
      • Workshop attendance is compulsory, and full attendance is required before candidates are allowed to sit for the examination(s).
      • All workshop materials, whether delivered in-person or virtually, will be provided in softcopy only.
      • ISCA and the training provider always work closely to ensure that the mode of delivery will be appropriate for ISCA FFA Qualification's intended learning outcomes.
      Fees
      Programme Fees
       Name of ModuleAmount (inclusive of 9% GST)
      1Forensic Accounting and InvestigationS$ 1,635
      2Digital Forensic S$ 1,635
      3Financial Crime S$ 1,635
      4Professional Requirements S$ 381.50
       Total Fees S$ 5,286.50
      Other Fees
       Type of FeesAmount (inclusive of 9% GST)
      1One-time Application FeeWAIVED
      2Annual Candidate FeeWAIVED
      3

      Resit Examination Fee per module for

      • Forensic Accounting and Investigation
      • Digital Forensics
      • Financial Crime
      S$ 872
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      Resit Examination Fee per module for

      • Professional Requirements
      S$ 196.20
      UTAP funding is available to defray the course fees. Click here to find out more including the eligibility criteria and application process. Terms and conditions apply. 

       

      Industry Partners

      CPIB

      Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau

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      Auditor-General's Office 

      CAD

      Singapore Police Force (Commercial Affairs Department)

      FIIB

      Financial Intelligence and Investigation Bureau of the Hong Kong Police Force