Taught course

ACA Professional

Kaplan Financial

Entry requirements

It’s recommended you pass the ACA Certificate exams to progress onto this level.

If you're a graduate, you can apply for up to eight paper credits including the following Professional level ACA (ICAEW) exams:

  • Business Strategy and Technology
  • Financial Management

Find out more on the ICAEW website. You can also do a combined AAT-ACA course, which takes four years.

Months of entry

January, July

Course content

The Professional Level builds on your Certificate Level knowledge, and teaches you how to apply technical knowledge to real-life scenarios. The Business Planning exams give you the opportunity to gain a sector-specific understanding while studying. There are three Business Planning units to choose from: Taxation, Banking, and Insurance.

This level consists of six exams that build on existing Certificate Level knowledge. You’ll typically take 12 months to finish this level.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

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