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How-to guides for ACA students

Got a question about your ACA training? We’ve designed a series of how-to guides to help you with the essential components and processes that you will need to complete during the ACA.

Here you’ll find step-by-step guidance on everything from registering as a student and applying for CPL, to using your online training file, logging your progress and booking your exams.

Essential student guides

An essential guide, providing information on how to start your journey as an ACA student, your training explained, guidance on how to update your online training file and the importance of six-monthly reviews. The ACA student induction webinar also provides a useful summary of what you need to know.  

The Level 7 Accountancy Professional Apprenticeship involves completing the ACA qualification with additional apprenticeship-requirements. This guide and the Level 7 student induction webinar explains everything you need to know. 

How to register as a student

How to apply for credit for prior learning (CPL)

How to book a Certificate Level exam  

How to book a Professional or Advanced Level exam  

How to prepare for ACA exams

How to use your online training file

How to prepare for a six-monthly review