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Certificates, Diplomas & Online Courses

At CPA Ireland we offer a range of Certificate, Diploma & Online courses to develop your skills and professional knowledge. These courses allow for flexible learning ranging from classroom/webinar based to purely online based.

What Courses are available?

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Certified Tax Adviser (CTax)

The Certified Tax Adviser (CTax) course, which was funded by CPA Ireland Skillnet, offers a unique and exciting higher level qualification in Tax for accounting and legal professionals. The designation of Certified Tax Adviser (CTax) is awarded on successful completion of the Special Purpose Certificate in Advanced Taxation Planning and Advice. This QQI validated programme is placed at Level 8 on Ireland’s National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ) and consists of 15 European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) credits and is in line with European higher education standards.

US GAAP Diploma

The US GAAP Diploma will give participants a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of US GAAP. At the moment there is a shortage of Accountants with knowledge of US GAAP in Ireland and it has been identified as a barrier to employment by many CPA members who find it listed as a requirement in job descriptions. 

Diploma in IFRS (Online)

CPA Ireland is delighted to launch its online Diploma in IFRS with the IFRSacademy.net, providing participants with an in-depth knowledge of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). With 70 CPD hours of fully interactive online study, together with exercises, scenarios, action plans and self-study assignments make the CPA Diploma in IFRS Financial Reporting the most engaging and learner friendly programme available.

CPA Accredited Lean Green Belt Certificate Programme in Financial Services

The CPA-accredited Lean Green Belt Certification Programme in Financial Services is designed to empower financial services professionals to streamline business, reduce costs and eliminate wasteful activities. The programme provides participants with the skills and techniques necessary to initiate and implement process efficiencies and improve quality standards through the application of Lean Thinking. Lean Thinking is a methodology first deployed in manufacturing; it has been adopted successfully by many industries such as food; healthcare; shared services; laboratory; medical device; SMEs and financial service.