Credit for prior learning or CPL is our term for exemptions. High quality learning and assessment in other relevant qualifications is appropriately recognised by the award of CPL.
Frequently asked questions about credit for prior learning, also known as exemptions.
You may be eligible to apply for credit for prior learning if you hold a relevant degree.
You may be eligible to apply for credit for prior learning if you hold professional qualification. Please note that you cannot apply for credit for ACA modules where you have previously attempted that ACA exam.
Frequently asked questions about the ICAEW Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business (ICAEW CFAB).
If you are interested in gaining the BFP designation, you must complete three elements: the ICAEW CFAB qualification; the ICAEW ethics learning programme; and 12 months of work experience.
Welcome to ICAEW! We have pulled together a selection of resources to help you get started with your ACA training, including our popular 'How To' series, which offers step-by-step guidance on everything from registering as an ACA student and applying for CPL, to using your online training file.
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.
Frequently asked questions about AAT-ACA Fast Track.
Frequently asked questions about the ACA rules and regulations.