ACCA is the world’s fastest-growing gateway to the accountancy profession, helping people to become successful accountancy professionals. Its global reputation is so strong that it now has over 170,000 members and 436,000 students in 180 countries. It also works with over 8,500 approved employers and over 80 accountancy partnerships worldwide. The ACCA qualification is fully SAQA-registered as a Professional Qualification in South Africa at National Qualification Framework (NQF) Level 8.
Getting Started with ACCA
There are various entry points into the ACCA qualification, depending on your previous academic qualifications and age. Minimum entry requirements Matric certificate – 3 advanced passes and 2 intermediate passes (including English and Mathematics).
Graduate- entry route
Relevant degree holders from ACCA accredited institutions may be exempted from up to nine exams within the Fundamentals level and may even register directly at the Professional level. Degrees with some relevance may also qualify for exemptions.
Access to ACCA via the FIA qualification
- No academic qualifications required
- Through Foundations In Accounting, achieve certificates and diplomas along the way before progressing onto the ACCA Qualification