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APSCA’s Resource Library offers the latest documents, guides, webinars, and other helpful materials available to APSCA Members and other parties. 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

EXAMS

  • Part II Exam  – Missed the March Exam Deadline?

Posted: Apr. 30, 2021

Member Auditors advanced in English and Spanish were meant to have taken their Part II exam by 30 March. Auditors who qualify and missed this deadline were moved to level ASCA and will remain there until they have successfully passed their exam.  Questions? Contact: Director@theapsca.org

 

  • Part I Exam – Available in TURKISH (April 2021)

Posted: Mar. 5, 2021

Eligible Auditors can now book to sit the Part I Exam in Turkish for a date AFTER April 19th. Consult with your Member Firm first regarding eligibility before booking. Questions?  Contact Director@theapsca.org

 

  • IMPORTANT UPDATE – Minimum IT/System Windows Requirement – CSCA Exams

Posted: Jan. 20, 2021

To successfully sit exams, Member Auditors must have a Windows 8 operating system or higher. Anything less will present issues. Questions? Contact Director@theapsca.org

 

  • Part III Exam – Invites 

Posted: Jan. 20, 2021

Member Auditors eligible for the Part III Exam and who receive an invitation from our Director Inbox should proceed to schedule without delay. Consult Key Dates below for upcoming deadlines. Questions? Contact Director@theapsca.org

GENERAL/OTHER

  • Disciplinary Action (Member Firm) 

Posted: Mar. 1, 2021

APSCA announced today that it has revoked the membership of Leverage Limited. Read full statement here. Questions? Contact Director@theapsca.org 

 

  • 2021 Membership Fees  – Members

Posted: Mar. 1, 2021

Was your Auditor Membership Fee raised before 30 Jan.? If not, please contact Accounts. Auditors/Firms were responsible for ensuring 2021 membership fees were raised by end of January and paid before end of February. Not sure? Members can view status of invoices via Auditor Account > Invoices (tab). Questions? Contact accounts@theapsca.org

 

  • 2021 Consent – Members: Confirmation Required  

Posted: Feb. 26, 2021

As was communicated since end of 2020, member Auditors who did not confirm their consent online via their account before end of Jan. 31. were moved to ‘Lapsed’. View definition of ‘Lapsed’ here. Questions? Contact Director@theapsca.org

MEMBER FILES/DOCUMENTS

TRANSLATED DOCUMENTS

Additional translations will be posted as they become available

NOTE:

  • APSCA’s AUDITOR HANDBOOK (Latest Version 11 – ENGLISH) is not ot publicly available or posted. Member Auditors are advised to consult their Member Firm for a copy of the latest version. 

                                                                                           QUESTIONS? 

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POLICIES (LATEST)

FYI: To view presenter notes from PPT slides , see ‘notes’ via the ‘comments’ bubble in the the PDF file (top right of page/slide) or side bar/bottom view. 

REFUND POLICY

  • Membership: You can cancel your membership with APSCA at any time, however the cancellation will become effective at the end of the membership period which will be the calendar year for which you have paid. If you elect to discontinue your membership mid-year, you will not receive a refund for the unused period. We do not provide credit or prorated fees for mid-year cancellations. You will continue to have access to your membership until the end of the calendar year.

  • Exams:  Should you elect to cancel your exam, refunds are not provided.  We will maintain the fees until you schedule the next exam.  Should the exam fee increase, we will honor the previous price which you have paid.

                                                                                           QUESTIONS? 

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KEY DATES FOR MEMBERS

NOTE: The dates (above) are applicable to any Auditor who successfully passed Part I 90+ days prior to the Part II deadline or successfully completed Part II and has been invited to sit Part III. If an Auditor is unsure whether above deadlines/dates apply to them, please contact APSCA via director@theapsca.org.

REMINDER: For Auditors just obtaining their RA level status, you have 6 months from the date that you obtained RA to sit Part I exam if you are advanced in a language the exam is offered. 

EXAM LANGUAGES

CSCA Exams are currently offered in the following Languages:

  • English
  • Chinese (Simplified)
  • Chinese (Traditional)
  • Spanish 

6 new languages to come 2021

  1. Portuguese
  2. Italian
  3. Turkish
  4. Vietnamese
  5. Bengali (Bangladesh)
  6. Thai

IMPORTANTAuditors are advised only to sit exams in a language they are ‘advanced’ in. If the exam is not available in your ‘advanced’ language we suggest that Member Auditors postpone sitting exams until available in a language they are advanced or comfortable testing in. 

                                                                                           QUESTIONS? 

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EXAM GUIDES

                                                                                           QUESTIONS? 

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WEBINARS

Part III - CSCA Exam (August 2020)

CHINESE (Mandarin) – Part III CSCA Exam

  • Simplified Chinese – PowerPoint (PPT)
  • Simplified Chinese Q&A Summary
  • Traditional Chinese – PowerPoint (PPT)
  • Traditional Chinese Q&A Summary

Part II - CSCA Exam (June - July 2020)

ENGLISH – Part II CSCA Exam

SPANISH – Part II CSCA Exam 

CHINESE (MANDARIN) – Part II CSCA Exam 

                                                                                           QUESTIONS? 

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Part I - CSCA Exam (Nov. 2020)

ENGLISH – Part I CSCA Exam

 

Note: A webinar on Part I was originally hosted Sept. 2019. This Q&A summary is based on questions received then and those frequently asked. 

September 2019 – Member Webinar on APSCA CSCA Exam Part I and APSCA Code. 

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Fredy Vázquez Escalante
8 months ago

Hola mi estimados.
Habrá alguna guía de examen parte l, eh revisado y solo se observa guía parte ll y lll.

Saludos

Admin
8 months ago

Hi – Thanks for your question. At this time we have exam guides for Part II and III, but are working on a Part I guide to align with the other exams. Once available, this will be posted to the Resource Library.

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