The Steps to Becoming a CA
Get a 4-year, 120 credit-hour university degree. Take the right courses.
Through an accredited CA university program or stream.
The complete list is here.View Accredited Programs
At a university that offers the 17 specific courses known as "51 credit-hour requirement".View Required Courses
CA Training Office
Acquire 3 years of practical work experience with a CA Training Office.View CA Training Offices
Get your training with a public accounting firm.
Get your training with a corporate or government office.
Complete the ICAO Professional Program
It's part boot camp and part summer camp!
Complete the Staff Training Program (STP)
- Pass the Core-Knowledge Exam (CKE)
- Pass the School of Accountancy (SOA)
Pass the Uniform Evaluation (UFE)
The final 3-day exam that puts all your schooling and training to the test. If you pass the UFE and finish your 3 years of work experience, congratulations, you’re a living, breathing Chartered Accountant.
Congratulations, you're a CA!
Required University Courses
Here's all the courses you need to take and where you can take them.
Accredited University Programs
These schools have pre-built course outlines.
CA Training Offices
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