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Application to register as an Authorised Training Employer - Non ICAEW members

By completing this form, you are applying for your organisation to gain Authorised Training Employer (ATE) status and nominate yourself as appropriate to become the Qualified Person Responsible for Training (QPRT).

Please read the requirements for who can become the Qualified Person Responsible for Training (QPRT) in your organisation and what the role involves.

In order for us to process your application, please also send us an up-to-date letter of good standing from your professional body. This should include: 

  • the date you were admitted into membership as a fully qualified member;
  • that you have a good disciplinary record;
  • that you are compliant with the continuing professional development (CPD) requirements of that professional body and;
  • that your professional body knows of no ethical or other reason why you may not become QPRT within your firm.

Please note that in some cases, we may also contact the body directly before approving your application.

If you have been excluded from another professional body, you must also disclose that to us and provide the relevant details. 

If you have any questions, please email ATEaccess@icaew.com 

By submitting this form you declare that you wish to apply for the below named organisation to be authorised as a training employer, and:

  • will meet and continue to meet, ICAEW training standards and provide any further information as required;
  • will notify ICAEW immediately of any change in circumstances which may affect your standard of training; and
  • a training agreement will be completed based on the latest ICAEW guidelines and will be provided to the Training Manager on their authorisation visit.
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Please enter the full address including postcode and country
Include country code and do not leave gaps
Qualified Person Responsible for Training (QPRT) details
e.g. ACA
This should not be a generic email such as info@...
Nominated Adviser to the QPRT

An ICAEW member in your organisation should be appointed as an Adviser to the QPRT. If there are no ICAEW members within your organisation who are willing to perform the adviser role, please leave this section of the form blank. Our Training Manager will appoint a QPRT Adviser during their authorisation visit.

This should not be a generic email such as info@...

Applicants are required to declare any act or default likely to bring discredit on themselves, ICAEW, their respective institute or the profession of accountancy, however long ago the offence or circumstances occurred. Offences or circumstances occurring after initial registration should be declared to ICAEW as soon as is practicably possible. If you are found to have failed to disclose this information, your registration may be revoked. Acts requiring disclosure would include (but are not limited to):

  • being found guilty of (or having pleaded guilty to) any criminal offences;
  • having been charged with a criminal offence which is yet to come to trial;
  • entering into an Individual Voluntary Arrangement or similar composition with creditors;
  • failing to satisfy a judgement debt;
  • being the subject of an adverse finding by a professional body or regulator;
  • having had a disqualification order made, or having given a disqualification undertaking, under the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986, or similar overseas legislation;
  • having entered into bankruptcy or being a discharged bankrupt.

Using your personal information

The protection of personal privacy is an important concern to ICAEW. Any personal data collected will be treated in accordance with current data protection legislation.

We will use your personal data to deliver and administer the services that you have requested.

For more information about our data protection policy please go to icaew.com/dataprotection