Foundation in accountancy consists of a suite of awards, including certificates, diplomas and a revised certified Accounting Technician (CAT) qualification. These flexible awards focus on the core skills of financial accounting and management accounting; and the wider role of the accountant in business at higher levels. the range of awards means employers can pick the level of qualification which most appropriately meets their business needs. in addition, it provides students with flexible entry points with certification awarded at each level, allowing students to tailor the awards, making them an attractive and relevant choice for employers.
Our foundation level qualifications comprise certificates and diplomas, as well as a technician level qualification. Exams and awards include:
Introductory Certificate in Financial and Management Accounting
FA1 Recording Financial Transactions
MA1 Management Information
Intermediate Certificate in Financial and Management Accounting
FA2 Maintaining Financial Records
MA2 Managing Costs and Finance
Diploma in Accounting and Business
FAB Accountant in Business
FMA Management Accounting
FFA Financial Accounting
FOUNDATIONS IN PROFESSIONALISM
‘Foundations in Professionalism’ is an online, interactive module. It will help you understand what it means to act professionally and ethically at work. You will need to complete this module in order to receive certificates for the awards you complete.
You can complete Foundations in Professionalism before or after completing your Foundation-level exams, at your own pace. You only need to complete the module once, no matter how many foundation-level awards you achieve.
Please note: the Foundations in Professionalism module and your work experience can be completed before, at the same time or after taking your exams.