Certified Accounting Technician

Fully qualified Accounting Technicians will be required to complete the following IIPA Modules in order to qualify as an Incorporated Public Accountant:

Professional 2

  • Auditing;
  • Financial Accounting;
  • Advanced Taxation; and
  • Strategic Management.

Students who successfully complete (or are exempt from) Professional 2, and who have two years appropriate training/experience* may apply for registration as a Certified Finance Professional designation.

Final Admitting Exam

  • Advanced Financial Accounting;
  • Audit Practice;
  • Advanced Management Accounting; and
  • Financial Management.

Students who successfully complete Final Admitting Exams, and who have three years appropriate training/experience* may apply apply to become a Member of the Institute of Incorporated Public Accountants, become an Incorporated Public Accountant and use the designation “AIPA”.

Accounting Technicians who study for the IIPA professional accounting exams will have fewer subjects to pass in order to fully qualify as a professional accountant and can do so in less than 2 years.

* The required training/experience may be achieved pre-qualification, post-qualification, or mixing both.