Using visuals in audits – an online course by auditors, for auditors

The Netherlands Court of Audit developed an online course, Visuals in Audits, to be used by auditors of Supreme Audit Institutions all over the world. Do you want to learn how to use visuals to analyse your audit data, get on the same page as your team and how to communicate your audit story? This brand-new e-learning course is now available on the Afrosai-E Learning Platform.

The interactive course is available free of charge to staff from all SAIs world-wide, for self-paced learning. The course will be of value to SAI auditors who want to increase or test their knowledge in this field. 
For access to this course go to AFROSAI-E and click on the E-learning tab (top right). You find the course Visuals in Audits on the tab Effective Report Writing.
Not yet registered on Afrosai-E? Click on register and complete the profile information. You will receive an email confirming access within 24 hours. With your confirmed username and password, you can then log in on the AFROSAI-E Learning Platform (ALP), enrol for the course and start learning.

This course is developed by building on the insights of NCA’s Design Audit Team. Find out more: Design Audit Studio (DAS). 

Do you want to know more about this topic? Click on the link to read the article, Visual Stories That Transform Audit Speak Into Engaging, Understandable Reports  that appeared in the INTOSAI Journal in Winter 2019. 
The course Visuals in Aidits is currently available in English and will be made available in Arabic, Dutch, French and Portuguese by August 2021.
The course includes five modules and will take a learner about 90 minutes to complete in full.  From basics of visual theory to visuals to analyse and how to brief a designer

Queries regarding access to ALP, can be sent to Annerie Pretorius at the AFROSAI-E Secretariat: 
Feel free to send your comments or share experiences on this course to Ms. Marike Noordhoek (NCA) at You can reach out to for questions on the content of the course or for inclusion in the community of practice.