Applying for the Approved Employer programme is free and applications are open to all organisations. Find out more here.

Before you apply

Before you apply, you'll need to have:

The numbers for the following within your organisation:

  • employees
  • directors/partners
  • finance employees
  • ACCA trainees
  • ACCA members
  • CAT trainees
  • CAT holders

Contact details for:

  • the ACCA members and trainees within your organisation
  • a qualified accountant employed by your organisation, who will be able to verify your application information.  

A completed Approved Employer assessment matrix form
This short, check-box form is designed to help you find out which Approved Employer stream is right for your organisation.

Download the Approved Employer assessment matrix form (PDF, 44Kb)

Supporting documentation
You'll be asked to upload documentation to show that your organisations meets the targets in the Approved Employer matrix. 

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Start your application now

Once completed, ACCA will contact you within five days to confirm that we have all the information we need. We'll then carefully check your documentation, and will let you know the outcome of your application within three weeks. 

Track your application

Once you've applied, you can track the progress of your application

Last updated: 20 Mar 2017

Related documents

  • Approved Employer assessment matrix

    PDF 44KB
  • Approved Employer programme handbook

    PDF 182KB