CAT – FIA
FOUNDATION IN ACCOUNTANCT- FIA.
The CAT qualification provides you with a solid foundation in finance and accounting. It enables you to learn all the technical skills and knowledge required to perform an accounting support role.
The CAT status can only be achieved upon completion of the necessary exams. After passing the exam, one is able to progress to ACCA Qualification with exemptions.
Entry requirements & exemptions.
There are no formal academic qualifications necessary to register for the CAT qualification. However your previous qualifications may entitle you to exemptions from some of the CAT exams. For more details on the CAT program visit http://www.accaglobal.com/gb/en/qualifications/glance/foundation-level/overview.html
The CAT program has the following modules/papers:
Introductory certificate in Financial and Management Accounting.
- FA1 – Recording Financial Transactions
- MA1– Management Information
Intermediate Certificate in Financial and Management Accounting.
- FA2 – Maintaining Financial Records
- MA2–Managing cost and Finance
Diploma in Accounting and Business.
- FAB –Accountant in Business
- FMA–Management Accounting
- FFA –Financial Accounting
Certified Accounting Technician – Option Papers – Choose any two.
- FAU– Foundations in Audit
- FTX – Foundations in Taxation
- FFM– Foundations in Financial Management
Moving to the ACCA Qualification.
After completing your CAT Qualification, you can continue your studies with the ACCA Qualification. You will be given exemption from the first three exams of the ACCA Qualification (F1, F2 and F3) and your one year’s practical experience can count towards the three years of practical experience needed for the ACCA Qualification.