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Audit Programme

The audit programme should include:

  • location of the audit
  • purpose and scope
  • dates
  • starting time for the opening meeting
  • timed programme of visits
  • starting time of closing meeting
  • names of the audit team.

An example is presented below:

Audit Programme

Location:

XYZ Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters

Purpose:

The audit is part of a planned programme of business process audits designed to provide senior management with information about the economy, efficiency and effectiveness of core business processes essential to Brigade performance and to support the Brigade's Performance and Review Team in their preparation of Best Value Performance Plans.

Scope:

The scope of the audit will include:

1)     Planned and routine maintenance of fire appliances (including special projects)

2)     The procurement of capital equipment

3)     The management of major contracts

Dates:

10 November 2xxx

Audit Team:

Pat Kelly - Audit Team Leader

Chris Balls - Auditor

Sam Brookes - Observer

Time

Activity

09.00-09.30

Opening Meeting

09.30-10.30

Maintenance Function:

¨      Roles and responsibilities

¨      Documentation and records

¨      Special projects

10.30-12.00

Visit to ABC Fire Station

¨      Roles and responsibilities

¨      Documentation and records

¨      Special projects

12.00-13.00

Lunch and Audit Team Meeting

13.00-14.30

Procurement Function:

¨      Roles and Responsibilities

¨      Budget management

¨      Documentation and records

14.30-16.00

Contract Function:

¨      Roles and Responsibilities

¨      Budget management

¨      Documentation and records

16.00-17.00

Audit Team Meeting

17.00-17.30

Closing Meeting

Lead Auditor

Pat Kelly

Date:

17/10/2xxx

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