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Benefits of obtaining the FIA qualification

Foundations in Accountancy (FIA) is a suite of awards offered by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (the ACCA).

The suite of awards within the FIA consists of certificates, diplomas and a Certified Accounting Technician (CAT) qualification.

These awards focus on the core skills of financial accounting and management accounting together with the wider role of the accountant in business.

If you are a student, you will benefit from flexible entry points to the FIA suite and also have the opportunity to obtain specific awards at the various levels.

The certificates and diplomas will be proof to both current and potential employers of your understanding of certain core business concepts and will also provide you with the opportunity to continue studies towards either the renowned CAT qualification or obtain exemptions from certain papers within the prestigious ACCA qualification.

About FIA

The awards within the FIA are given by the ACCA

The ACCA was first established in the UK over 100 years ago and is currently the World’s largest accountancy body.

The FIA awards are as follows:

FIA Papers

For more detail on each paper within the various FIA awards click on the relevant paper below.

Introductory Certificate in Financial and Management Accounting (two papers in total)

Intermediate Certificate in Financial and Management Accounting (two papers in total)

Diploma in Accounting and Business (three papers in total)

Certified Accounting Technician (CAT) (two papers from the following three)

Note that if you study for one of the above qualifications you will be required to complete Foundations in Professionalism. This is an interactive, online module to help you enhance your understanding of what it means to act professionally and ethically in your work.

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