You may be eligible to apply for credit for prior learning if you hold a relevant degree.
To apply, you will need to apply and pay the appropriate CPL fees online, then complete the Application for Credit for Prior Learning - Graduates to map your qualification to the ACA learning outcomes
CPL applications cost £70 per module at the Certificate Level and £90 per module at the Professional Level.
Please note that you cannot apply for credit for any ACA modules where you have previously attempted the ACA exam.
Once you have completed the application process you will be asked to send documentation to support your credit application. All documents must be in English and any translations must be formally certified by the University. Send documents to email@example.com quoting your ICAEW student number.
If your degree is listed in the CPL directory you will need to send:
Good quality copies or scanned versions may be used. ICAEW routinely seek external verification from the educational institution. Falsified documentation will be referred to our professional conduct department. Original documents are sent at the owner’s risk.
Please note we do not accept screenshots of web notification pages or similar electronic notifications.
If your degree is not listed on the directory you will still need to apply and pay online, in addition you must complete a set of assessment grids to indicate where the individual paper learning outcomes have been met. You will need to include with your application:
Awards being used to apply for credit must meet the following criteria:
Allow up to 14 business days for your completed application with supporting paperwork to be processed.