ACCA FIA Foundation in accountancy

FIAACCA now offers a range of foundation-level qualifications (FIA – Foundation in accountancy) which provide an excellent starting point for those who may wish to pursue a career in accountancy and become a professional accountant but may not meet the entry requirements to start their studies straight away on the ACCA Qualification. The range includes certificates, diplomas and a technician-level qualification (CAT).

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ACCA FIA Foundation in Accountancy consists of:

INTRODUCTORY CERTIFICATE IN FINANCIAL AND MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING

FA1 Recording Financial Transactions
MA1 Management Information


INTERMEDIATE CERTIFICATE IN FINANCIAL AND MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING

FA2 Maintaining Financial Records
MA2 Managing Costs and Finance


DIPLOMA IN ACCOUNTING AND BUSINESS

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FAB Accountant in Business
FMA Management Accounting
FFA Financial Accounting

 

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

or

  • continue to study for the Certified Accounting Technician (CAT) qualification. On completion of this, they can progress to the ACCA Qualification

if they choose to do so, beginning their studies at paper F4. They can also count the four performance objectives and one year’s work experience gained to achieve the CAT Qualification towards the three years’ work experience required for the ACCA Qualification.

 


CERTIFIED ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN (CAT) QUALIFICATION

All the above exams plus two of the following specialist papers)
FTX Foundations in Taxation
FFM Foundations in Financial Management
FAU Foundations in Audit


Migration from old CAT Syllabus to FIA Qualification and New CAT Qualification

Old ACCA CAT to ACCA FIA Migration