The Qualification in brief
The ACCA qualification consists of 3 levels; the entry level module Fundamentals Knowledge (F1-F3), Fundamentals Skills (F4-F9) and Professional Essentials (P1-P7).
Whether you’re starting out on an accounting career path or already working in an accounts-facing role, online ACCA courses offer a flexible route to Chartered Certified Accountant status.
Online ACCA training courses are an extremely convenient way to achieve ACCA Accounting qualifications giving you the flexibility to study wherever and whenever suits you; at home, at work or on your commute.
Diploma in Accounting & Business (Knowledge, F1-F3): An ideal introduction to accounting. With broad content, including Management Accounting and Financial Accounting, the Diploma gives students an excellent understanding of the fundamentals of Accountancy practise.
Advanced Diploma in Accounting & Business (Skills, F4-F9): Suited to students who have completed their Diploma, the Advanced Diploma includes topics such as Corporate and Business Law, Performance Management, Taxation, Audit and Assurance and Financial Management. Building upon knowledge gained in the Diploma, this course will deepen your understanding of accounting theory and practical application.
Professional level (Essentials & Options, P1-P7): For those who have completed the Advanced Diploma, the professional level covers everything required to qualify as a Chartered Certified Accountant. Covering advanced accounting knowledge and practise, this course will prepare you for Senior and Management roles within accounting.
The full ACCA qualification involves students sitting 14 papers in total, though you can become part-qualified (still gaining an official certification and improved employment prospects) by passing just some of these papers.
An ACCA qualification will not only transform your career prospects and support you throughout your time in the accounting profession, but it also gives employers confidence in your ability, and therefore employability. According to Payscale.com, once qualified you can expect to earn up to £45,000 as an accountant and up to £72,000 as a Financial Controller.
ACCA is the global body for Professional Accountants, with 170,000 members and over 455,000 students across 180 countries. The ACCA qualification gives students a broad understanding of various aspects of accounting and business practices, with a strong focus on professional values, ethics and governance
Organisations such as Accenture, Coca-Cola, Fujitsu, Goldman Sachs and many more continue to hire ACCA qualified members for their knowledge, skills, diligence and enthusiasm, because ACCA represents the highest standards of professionalism.
Example of online courses