The Advanced Certificate Fraud Examination is quality assured by FASSET. This self-study qualification is supported by an orientation session presented by Nick Olivier (CFE).
To become a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) you need to pass the exams related to this qualification.
The aim of this qualification is to provide qualifying South Africans the opportunity to obtain a qualification that is aligned with international minimum standards for Fraud Examiners.
The purpose of this qualification is to equip the target groups with skills necessary to carry out fraud examinations efficiently, effectively and ethically and in doing so contribute to reducing fraud and to inspire public confidence in the integrity and objectivity of the profession.
The Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) designation is now formally recognized as a profession by the South African Qualification Authority as per the requirements set out in National Qualifications Framework Act, Act 67 of 2008. This officially affords professional status to everybody in South Africa with the Certified Fraud Examination (CFE) designation.
The Advanced Certificate Fraud Examination has four exit level outcomes:
Understanding Criminology concepts and the ethics of the fraud examination profession
Describing the types of fraudulent financial transactions
Understanding the legal elements of fraud
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) at an institution of higher learning.
Minimum of 50 qualifying points (Applicants may take the CFE Exam with a total of 40 qualifying points, however applicants must meet the education and experience requirements before certification)
Minimum of two years of professional experience that is either directly or indirectly related to fraud (i.e. Accounting, Auditing, Criminology, Investigation, Loss Prevention, and Law Enforcement, or Legal experience as it relates to fraud)
After your enrolment application is received it will be compared with a more detailed admission requirement check-list after which you will be informed if you qualify to enrol.