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About the ACA

Your guide to the integrated components of the ACA qualification - review the knowledge, skills and experience you need to become an ICAEW Chartered Accountant

The ACA qualification improves your ability and performance in seven key areas

  • Adding value
  • Consideration
  • Decision making
  • Problem solving
  • Team working
  • Technical competence
  • Communication

Student support team

Our dedicated student support team is on hand to help and advise you throughout your training.

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Student registration

Register as an ACA student so you can book for your assessments


The ICAEW chartered accountancy qualification, the ACA, is one of the most advanced learning and professional development programmes available. Its integrated components provide you with an in-depth understanding across accountancy, finance and business. Combined, they help build the technical knowledge, professional skills and practical experience needed to become an ICAEW Chartered Accountant.

How it works

An overview of all the information you need to successfully complete the ACA qualification.