MINIMUM ENTRY ROUTE
This is the lowest level of entrance into the journey of becoming a certified finance and accounting professional. It provides the opportunity for aspiring accountant to start their career journey at a very early stage.
The following qualifications are required to qualify for enrollment via this route:
• Two A Levels and three GCSEs or equivalent in five separate subjects, including English and Mathematics
• Diploma (from a Federal University)
• Nigeria Certificate of Education
• Advanced Diploma (from a Federal University)
FOUNDATIONS IN ACCOUNTANCY ROUTE (FIA)
ACCA provides an excellent foundation through a range of foundation-level qualifications through its Foundation in accountancy (FIA) qualification. This is a superb route to use for aspiring candidate finance and accounting professionals who are unable to meet the entry requirements to start the ACCA qualification examination. The range of qualification offered through the FIA includes certificates, diplomas and a technician-level qualification (CAT).
Students who successfully complete the Diploma in Accounting and Business through Foundations in Accountancy can either:
Transfer to the ACCA Qualification and commence their studies at F4 onwards of the ACCA Qualification
Continue to study for the Certified Accounting Technician (CAT) qualification. On completion of this, they can progress to the ACCA Qualification
Requirement for Foundation in Accountancy Route
Must be 18 or over
Students who successfully complete the Diploma in Accounting and Business via Foundations in Accountancy can transfer to the ACCA Qualification and commence their studies from F4 onwards
Gain exemptions from ACCA papers F1-F3
GRADUATE ENTRY ROUTE
Relevant degree holders from ACCA-accredited institutions may be exempt* from up to nine exams within the Knowledge & Skills levels and register directly at the Professional level
Holders of recognized business and/or accounting degrees may also qualify for exemptions
Learn More – The ACCA examination comprises 14 papers broken down into 3 levels
It’s advisable to confirm the exact starting point from ACCA before enrolling –contact us for guidance.
Note: ACCA Study materials, Past Questions and Answers are available for Free on Q and A App – Download Q and A App on Google Playstore.
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