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CAT ACCA Exams Details and Exemptions

 CAT ACCA is offered as a full-time program. The Certified Accounting Technician (CAT) is a vocational qualification designed by ACCA that will allow you to support the work of professional accountants. CAT ACCA graduates are allowed to move directly to Fundamentals Level that is Skill level.

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What is ACCA?

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants is the global professional accounting body offering the Chartered Certified Accountant qualification. ACCA was founded in 1904.

CAT ACCA Examination

There are nine examinations to the ACCA CAT which are split into three levels. Each level is designed to test the knowledge, skills, and understanding needed to work in accounting support roles. As well as completing your examination, you will have to gain a minimum of one year’s relevant experience in financial training to achieve the Technician qualification.

ACCA CAT Graduates

Graduates with one year of relevant and supervised practical experience are required to submit their Practical Experience Requirement which may be pre-, during or post-examination / studies to ACCA.

Upon approval, CAT ACCA graduates may add the prestigious designatory initials ‘CAT’ to their names.

CAT qualification is very beneficial it proves that the student has all the skills and knowledge needed to perform an account support role and that students are capable of working at a technician level.

Once you obtain this you can continue with your ACCA qualification and you will be exempted from first three exams which are Knowledge exams.

Following are the exams you need to pass

  • FA1, MA1, FA2, MA2, FAB, FFA and FMA
  • FAU, FFM and FTX (2 of the three)
  • A practical experience is a must
  • Foundations in Professionalism

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CAT graduates attempting to pursue the ACCA qualification are granted exemption from the Knowledge Module (3 papers) and thus may progress directly to the Skills Module (6 papers).

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ACCA CAT graduates will be able to support Financial Managers in any type of business, both locally and internationally.

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Also, Read ACCA Exam Dates, Exam Timetable & Deadline