Certificate in International Public Sector Accounting Standards (Cert IPSAS)

Cert IPSAS will be relevant to you if your organisation is using or about to implement IPSAS®, or if you are working with clients who are using or about to use IPSAS®.

It’s perfect for helping finance professionals with a background in financial reporting to meet the challenges of implementing IPSAS®, providing a practical and introductory knowledge of these standards and how they are interpreted and applied.

It has been designed for:

  • public sector employers and employees globally 

  • accountants working or wishing to work in the public sector

  • learning providers 

  • national and local governments

  • policy makers specialising in the public sector 

  • international donors.

If you already have a professional accountancy qualification, this qualification can be a valuable source of CPD – offering an opportunity to top up existing competencies with specific technical knowledge and skills around IPSAS®.

If you do not hold a professional accountancy qualification, it offers you the opportunity to gain formal recognition of your IPSAS® knowledge and skills. It is recommended that an educational or vocational background in financial reporting is gained before starting on Cert IPSAS. 

For employers

If you are interested in purchasing this certificate for your team, please contact us via our Employers page.