Foundations in Accountancy (FiA) is the entry-level suite of awards from ACCA
The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) is the largest internationally recognised accountancy body with over 500,000 students and members worldwide. For more information visit www.accaglobal.com
The aim of these awards is to provide even greater access to the ACCA Qualification and offer individuals a flexible range of qualifications which will help them develop the relevant technical knowledge and practical skills required to perform in accounting technician roles.
These awards focus on the core skills of financial and management accounting and the wider role of the accountant in business. Download a video from ACCA: Foundations in Accountancy Explained for more information.
ATC International has identified two of these awards as most appropriate to our markets
Diploma in Accounting and Business
The Diploma in Accounting and Business is awarded on the successful completion of three exams: Financial Accounting (FFA/F3), Management Accounting (FMA/F2), and Accounting in Business (FAB/F1) and completion of “Foundations in Professionalism”.
The Diploma is suitable for those aspiring to work or already working in the following types of roles:
- basic bookkeeping
- trainee accountant in a commercial organisation or accounting practice
- accounts clerk in public sector.
The Diploma in Accounting and Business is broadly equivalent to HND level/equivalent to the first year of a degree.
Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business
This Advanced Diploma will be awarded when students have completed, or are exempt from, all the Fundamentals level exams of the ACCA Qualification (i.e. F1 – F9 inclusive).
To be eligible to receive the Advanced Diploma students must pass all the Skills module exams (i.e. F4 – F9) for which they are not exempt (a minimum of two)and complete the Professional Ethics module.
To find out more about these awards download the ATC International brochure (available soon) or visit the ACCA website
Contact your nearest centre for more information