Examination & Assessment Of (CAT)

The exams are held in June and December at many centres in the UK and overseas. You take nine papers, taken over three Levels - there are two papers at the Introductory Level. Any passes are held to your credit. The exams at Intermediate Level are multiple choice. Advanced Level papers (5-10)
All exams will include some multiple-choice questions (MCQs)
– 24% of Paper 5 will become MCQs (two-hour exam)
– 20% of Papers 6–10 will become MCQs (three-hour exams)

To qualify as a Certified Accounting Technician you need to obtain at least one year’s relevant experience, verified by your employer. Your experience is logged in the Technician Training Record which you submit to the ACCA. The ACCA will give you advice on this when you register.

You must be registered with the ACCA in order to take the exams. Information is given in the ACCA CAT handbook.