Audit Tool and Resources

2021 COR Audit Requirements

Documentation only audits and documentation/Interview only audits are the two (2) audits that will be accepted for COR Certification or Recertification purposes.  For Maintenance COR Audits; ONLY documentation only is required.  This will be in effect until December 31, 2021.  Click HERE for more details. 

In an effort to continually meet our member’s needs, CCSA has decided to offer two different audit tool options for 2021:

  • 2021 CCSA Modified Audit Tool (Excel-Based, continues to be free of charge)
  • AuditSoft – documentation only (Software-based, associated audit licensing fee applies)

This provides members with a choice based on each organization’s individual preference and capacity.  

2021 COR Audit Registration

To register your 2021 COR audit and select the audit tool that best meets your organization’s needs, please complete the following registration.

Once your 2021 audit registration has been received, the CCSA COR Team will provide confirmation of your registration along with access to the 2021 audit tool of your choice. Important Note: if you have hired a CCSA Certified External Auditor to conduct your 2021 COR audit, please include their name and email on the audit registration form. This allows us to copy them on the registration confirmation and provide them with access to the audit tool of your choice.

If you have any questions please contact the CCSA COR Team via email ( or via phone 780-433-5330 and we will be happy to assist you.

Auditor Resources

This guide is intended to provide direction and information to auditors using the CCSA Audit Tool.

CCSA Auditor Code Ethics

Action Plan in lieu of Maintenance Audit

Action plans in lieu of maintenance audits have specific eligibility requirements and require prior approval from the CCSA. Before downloading the action plan template, please contact the CCSA COR Team ( to discuss whether your organization meets the eligibility criteria. Applications to use this COR maintenance option must be received by March 31st each year. NOTE: for 2020 the application deadline was extended until May 31st, 2020.

*We strive to provide auditors with quality audit tools and resources.  If you have any issues or concerns with this new audit too, please ensure you contact the CCSA asap.

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