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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

  • Auditor Handbook Available in Italian, Turkish and *NOW* Portuguese.

Posted: July 8, 2021

APSCA’s Auditor Handbook is also available in English, Spanish, and Chinese (Simplified & Traditional) with additional languages coming once available. 

 

Reminder: APSCA’s Handbooks are not publicly available or posted on the website. Member Auditors are advised to consult their Member Firm for a copy of the latest version or available languages.

Questions?  Contact Director@theapsca.org

 

  • Part I Exam – Also available in TURKISH, ITALIAN, and PORTUGUESE

Posted: June. 2, 2021

Eligible Auditors can book to sit the Part I Exam in ten languages: English, Spanish, Simplified & Traditional Chinese, Italian, Portuguese, Turkish, Bangla, Thai, and Vietnamese, and Turkish, Italian, and Portuguese. Consult with your Member Firm first regarding eligibility before booking. 

Questions?  Contact Director@theapsca.org

 

  • Part III Exam Deadline (Chinese Auditors) – Now Aug. 30 (!)

Posted: June. 2, 2021

Member Auditors eligible and ‘advanced‘ in Chinese (Mandarin, Cantonese) have to sit their Part III exam by 30 AUG. (was 30 June). Auditors who do not sit exam by end of Aug. will see their membership level moved to ASCA end of June.

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

GENERAL/OTHER

  • We want to hear from you!  – APSCA Communications Survey 
Posted: July 9, 2021
 

We welcome your input. Click and view below for a brief survey to help us better serve you and improve our communications efforts. 

  • UPDATED: Guidance 2 – Use of Subcontractors and Partner Organizations
Posted: July 16, 2021
 

See under “Policy and Guidance Documents” the latest Guidance 2 recording and presentation.

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 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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POLICY AND GUIDANCE DOCUMENTS

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:

  • Part I is available in ten languages English, Spanish, Simplified & Traditional Chinese, Italian, Portuguese, Turkish, Bangla, Thai, and Vietnamese, and
  • Part II is available in four languages (English, Spanish, Simplified & Traditional Chinese), and
  • Part III is available in English, Spanish, Mandarin and Cantonese.

6 new languages to come 2021-22

  1. Portuguese
  2. Italian
  3. Turkish
  4. Vietnamese
  5. Bangla (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
11 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
11 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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