The CPA Certificate in Business & Accounting offers a comprehensive introduction to the concepts and practices of business management with an emphasis on accounting. This course is aimed at students beginning their studies or career in business, or employees who wish to formalise their learning in the workplace. No previous qualifications are required to study the CPA Certificate in Business & Accounting Students who successfully complete the certificate programme can progress their CPA studies through exemption from the first stage of the four stage programme of study and training to become a fully qualified CPA accountant.
The CPA Certificate in Business & Accounting is aimed at students beginning their studies in business or employees who wish to formalise their learning in the workplace
Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA Ireland)
One academic year: September to May
Flexible online option
Online assessments in December and May each year
Leaving Certificate Students (under 23 years of age)
It you do not have a higher level qualification and are under 23 years of age, you may qualify for entry to CPA through the Leaving Certificate.
To qualify for this entry route, a student must obtain a pass in at least six subjects, three of which must be Grade C or higher in three higher level papers. Two of the six subjects must be English and Maths.
If you do not have a higher level qualification and are over 23 years of age, you may apply for registration as a CPA student.
To qualify for this entry route a student must be 23 years of age or older. Your Birth Certificate must be submitted to the Institute along with your application to register as a student.
Available online via Griffith College Dublin.
CPA offers easy access to further education and a professional accountancy qualification, opening a wide range of career options for me". Pauline Vozz, CPA student