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ACA Certificate

Kaplan Financial

Entry requirements

If you’ve studied AAT, or studied a relevant degree at university (accountancy, economics, business), you can progress straight onto studying ACA. Some companies allow you to start ACA training, providing you have a 2.1 degree (or 2.2 with some businesses), in any discipline.

If you're a graduate, you can apply for up to eight paper credits so you're exempt from the following ACA (ICAEW) exams:

  • Accounting
  • Assurance
  • Business Finance and Technology
  • Law
  • Management Information
  • Principles of Taxation
  • Business Strategy and Technology
  • Financial Management

If you're an AAT student who has completed the Intermediate and Technician Levels, you may be able to apply for credits for the following:

  • Accounting
  • Assurance
  • Business, Technology and Finance
  • Management Information
  • Principles of Taxation

Learn more via the ICAEW website.

Months of entry

January, July

Course content

ACA Certificate will develop your accountancy skills and technical knowledge, so you continue to add value to your company. You’ll achieve a globally-recognised qualification (CFAB), and gain a deeper understanding of accountancy and finance, and how it relates on a wider business scale.

This level consists of six exams that introduce the essentials of accountancy, finance, and businesses. The six exams also make up a standalone qualification: the ICAEW CFAB (ICAEW Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business).

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

    full time
    6 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

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