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CERTIFICATION STANDARDS & CORE PLUS DEVELOPMENT GUIDE
AUDITING   LEVEL I
Type of Assignment  Representative Activities
Auditor  Conduct high quality contract audit services to ensure that the government is paying for prices for what it buys. Specifically, we concentrate on audits of contractor financial records and systems, management reports, and its controls, policies, procedures and practices.
 
Core Certification Standards (required for DAWIA certification)
 Acquisition Training None Required
 Functional Training   AUD 100A  New Hire Onboarding (R)
  AUD 101  Basic Contract Audit Skills (R)
  AUD 102  Audit Applications (R)
  AUD 196E  Handling Contractor Proprietary Data
  POL 197E  Independence Training
 Education   A baccalaureate degree in accounting; or
  A baccalaureate degree in a business-related field with at least 24 semester credit hours in accounting
 Experience 1 year of contract auditing experience


Core Plus Development Guide (desired training, education, and experience) Type of Assignment
Training Auditor
Education
 Proficiency in Microsoft Office Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
Experience
 Proficiency in Microsoft Office Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
Notes:
1 The Core Certification Standards section lists the training and/or education and experience REQUIRED for certification at this level for this career field within 24 months of assignment.
2 "(R)" following a course title indicates the course is delivered as resident-based instruction.
3 When preparing your IDP, you and your supervisor should consider the training, education, and experience listed in the Core Plus Development Guide at this and the lower level(s) if not already completed.
4 For information on AUD courses, contact the Defense Contract Audit Institute at (571) 448-4210.
5 When preparing your IDP, you and your supervisor should consider the training, education, and experience listed in the Core Plus Development Guide at this and the lower level(s) if not already completed.
18 The DCAA new hire training continuum includes training modules addressing generally accepted government auditing standards (GAGAS).