Certified TIA-942 Internal Auditor (CTIA®)


CTIA® Overview 

The CTIA® course is a 2-day intensive course builds further on the technical understanding of the standard acquired in the CTDC® (Certified TIA-942 Design Consultant)course. It enables participants to develop skills and knowledge to conduct an internal audit program by applying widely recognised audit principles, procedures and techniques which are aligned with the ISO-19011 auditing guideline.

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The primary audiences for this course are quality directors and quality assurance managers, managers responsible for the governance of an enterprise and management of its risks, technical experts, project managers and consultants, internal auditors, compliance officers and virtually anybody involved in ANSI/TIA-942 compliance certification related projects either from an end-user or vendor perspective.


Participants must hold a valid CTDC®  certificate in order to be able to register for the CTIA® class.

Course Benefits

After completion of the course the participant will be able to:

  • Prepare the organisation for an audit according to ANSI/TIA-942 including preparation of the required documents, resource planning and management of the audit process itself
  • Conduct an internal audit according to ANSI/TIA-942 following ISO-19011 guidelines
  • Facilitate and support the external audit to ANSI/TIA-942
  • Manage the post-audit process with respect to CAR (Corrective Action Reports), gap closing and final certification
  • Facilitate surveillance and recertification audits

Course Syllabus

Fundamental concepts and process of an internal audit

  • Terms and de_nitions
  • Difference between an internal and external auditor
  • Audit principles
  • Auditor competency requirements

Managing an audit programme

  • Establishing the audit objectives
  • Establishing the audit programme

Planning the audit

  • Planning the schedule
  • Resource planning
  • Tools/equipment required
  • Document requirements
    - Design documents
    - Process documents
    - Declarations

Conducting the audit

  • Conducting an opening meeting
  • Conducting the audit
  • Interviews
  • Document review
  • Facility review
  • Typical non-conformities
    - Architectura
    - Electrica
    - Mechanical
    - Telecommunications
  • Preparing the audit conclusions
  • Conducting the closing meeting

Preparing and distributing the audit report

  • Audit report requirements
  • Classification of non-conformities
  • Typical format of an audit report

Following up on the audit

  • The CAR – Corrective Action Report
  • Evaluation of the Corrective Action Report

Requesting a formal external audit

Issuing a conformity certificate

  • Requirements of the certificate
  • Registration of the certificate

Surveillance audits

Recertification audits

Delivery Structure and Methods

The CTIA® course is lectured by an EPI Certified Instructor using a combination of lectures and question-and-answer sessions to discuss participants’ specific needs and issues experienced in their own environment.  Participants are able to tap into the trainer’s extensive experience to enable them to solve practical problems in their current environment, thus adding tremendous value.

CTIA® course available in the following delivery methods:

  • ILT – Instructor Led Training (Schedule)
  • VILT – Virtual ILT (Schedule)
  • TOD – Training On Demand (coming soon)


Exam: Certified TIA-942 Internal Auditor (CTIA®)

The CTIA® exam is a 60 minutes closed-book certification exam consisting of 40 multiple-choice questions. Candidates must achieve a minimum of 32 correct answers to pass the exam.

Certification & Accreditation

Candidates who successfully pass the exam will receive the official ‘Certi­fied TIA-942 Internal Auditor’ certifi­cate.  The CTIA® certificate is issued for the ANSI/TIA-942 version current at the time, which the candidate tested for.  The certificate itself does not expire and stays relevant only for the stated ANSI/TIA-942 version.

CTIA® is world-wide accredited by EXIN.

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