One Qualification, multiple futures
By choosing the CPA qualification, you are joining an international community of over 1 million CPA accountants worldwide
You can travel safe in the knowledge that you have a qualification that travels with you
The career opportunities available to you with a CPA qualification are endless
With our offices based in Dublin, the CPA Ireland team are available to support you in your career
You have the option to study part time or online
The CPA qualification consist of 4 exam stages, (F1, F2, P1 & P2) with 15 in exams in total.
A minimum of 3 years relevant training is required to qualify as a CPA Ireland member.
Having a qualification may entitle you to exemptions from some of CPA Ireland exams. See below to find out what exemptions you may be awarded.
Select your college & course to view provisional exemptions awarded. If your course is not listed, please email email@example.com for exemption information.
Information on each stage of the CPA Professional Qualification:
If you don’t hold any previous qualification that awards you exemptions, you can start your career in accountancy at Formation 1 or with the CPA Certificate in Business and Accounting.
If you hold an Accounting Technician Degree/Business (Ord) or Non Business Degree, you can start at Formation 2.
If you hold an Accounting Degree or Post Grad in Accounting or Business (Hons) degree, you can start at Professional 1.
If you are exempt from all of Formation 1, Formation 2 and Professional 1, you can study the Professional 2 exams and a Masters in Accounting at the same time.
The CPA qualification provides you with the knowledge to enjoy a successful career in a myriad of industries. The qualification is well respected and recognised in business worldwide.
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