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​Download The IIA's QIAL® Candidate Handbook, Syllabus, and Other Documents

These documents provide an overview of the qualification program, how to access The IIA's Certification Candidate Management System (CCMS), registering and scheduling, preparation for the cases studies, and other important information.

Candidate Handbook
QIAL Syllabus
QIAL Resources
Guide to Portfolio of Professional Experience*
Guide to Presentation and Interview
Character Reference Form
Experience Verification Form

*All documents submitted will be treated in strictest confidence and used solely for the purpose of your QIAL assessment. They will not be disclosed or shared with third parties for any other purpose, and each assessor will be required to sign a confidentiality agreement. Once the assessment process is complete, the evidence submitted as part of your PPE (should you choose program pathway 2) will not be kept. However, you may anonymize names of individuals, departments, or organizations if you choose.