Insurance Accounting and Auditing

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General information

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In its introductory part, the course provides a background of finance operations. Moreover, the programme provides an overview of the main legislation and regulations relevant to the field. It also discusses the underlying aspects of the financial reporting regime insofar as insurance accounting is concerned and general principles of governance and risk management


The objective of this course is to enable participants obtain a specialised and technical understanding of the accounting/financial principles and practices underlying insurance operations as well as an understanding of the regulatory requirements and frameworks.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the programme, the candidate will obtain knowledge and be able to understand the relevant regulations and accounting operations affecting insurance. The participant should be able to understand the general facts, principles and concepts underlying the financial principles related to an insurance environment.

This programme will lead successful candidates to perform duties in the financial services Industry, typically in an accounting / auditing environment.

The Insurance Accountants and Auditors Course is intended for finance professionals who are in or would like to join the insurance industry. It is also relevant to those independent practitioners who wish to audit or account for insurance firms.

There are no specific entry requirements however as it is intended for practitioners in the relevant field, then it is recommended that the participant has an understanding of financial terms and a good level of accounting knowledge (although not necessarily insurance accounting knowledge).

A certificate will be issued to successful candidates and will be distributed during a Presentation of Certificates event held annually.

The Malta Qualifications Council deems this CPD Award of 5 credits to be at Level 4 on the Malta Qualifications Framework (MQF) and on the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) for Lifelong Learning.

The course consists of 26.5 contact hours specifically 12 sessions, held once a week. A further 100 hours of self-study is required. Examinations will be held between 0930-1130hrs on a Tuesday.

There will be 1 examination session of 2 hours duration, during which candidates will be expected to answer 10 questions. The pass mark is set at 55%.

€520 per participant

The course fee includes:

  • Tuition, course material, notes and/or other educational material
  • Examination and certification

  • Companies effecting group bookings (four or more participants) are entitled to a 10% discount. For group bookings kindly send an e-mail to
  • A 25% cancellation fee is payable for cancellations received within 15 days of the start of the programme
  • No refund will be entitled after the commencement date of the programme