CPA Ireland Syllabus

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Why Choose CPA Ireland?

I would recommend to any ATI student who is considering the professional exams to explore the CPA route, substantial exemptions coupled with a good work life balance allowed me to work and study while keeping involved in my local sports clubs


Accounting Technicians

ATI Graduates may be eligible for up to 5 exemptions with only 9 remaining exams with CPA Ireland.

CPA Qualification

The CPA Ireland Qualification comprises of 3 exam stages, Foundation, Professional & Strategic containing 14 exams in total.

Training Requirements

CPA students are required to complete at least 3 years/36 months relevant supervised training.


This section provides you with information on costs including examination and exemption fees.

Key Dates

This section provides you with relevant dates including registration deadlines and examination sittings.

Study Options

You can study the CPA qualification by part-time classes, online eLearning or a combination of both.

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Student Brochure

An overview of the CPA Ireland Qualification

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Become a CPA and Certified Business Data Analyst

CPA Trainees can now gain two qualifications by choosing the elective ‘Data Analytics for Finance’

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