Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the largest and fastest growing accountancy body, with over 400,000 students and 170,000 members worldwide. The ACCA qualification is suitable for anyone looking for a career in finance, whether in accountancy practice or industry.
The ACCA professional qualification is globally recognised as a leading accountancy qualification, opening up many career opportunities in the world of finance. Graduates with a relevant degree may be able to claim exemptions from some of the exams – you can check for exemptions online. If you do not have a minimum of 3 GCSEs and 2 A Levels you will need to complete the ACCA Foundations in Accountancy exams first.
There are four stages:
To become fully qualified you must pass all the exams and complete three years relevant work experience. You must also complete the ACCA’s online professional ethics module.
F1 to F4 are computer based exams (CBEs) – these can be sat at any time at any approved CBE centre and comprise a mix of multiple choice and objective test style questions. The pass mark is 50% and they are 2 hours duration.
All other subjects are written exams which take place in June and December each year. The pass mark is 50% and they are 3 hours duration, with an additional 15 minutes reading and planning time.
With our ACCA classroom course you get the very best levels of support to help you achieve first time exam success. Our classroom courses offer you:
Your choice of evening and/or weekends classes
Online pre-recorded lectures
Course and revision notes, question bank and pocket notes
Course progress exam with marking and feedback
Tutor support by phone and email
If you don’t want to join our live classroom sessions, you can simply buy our Standard Online course package, or watch the recorded highlights after the live sessions have taken place. Broadcasting live from our training centre, you can join our evening or weekend classroom sessions from the comfort of your own home and participate in live and interactive Q&A sessions with our tutors.
ACCA offers computer based exams for subjects F1 to F4, and written exams for all remaining subjects. The written exams currently take place in June and December each year.
The pass mark for all exams is 50%.
Written exams must be entered via your My ACCA account. Check ACCA exam dates, fees and deadlines.
ACCA operates over 400 examination centres in more than 170 countries at each examination session. For your nearest examination centre, check ACCA exam centres.
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