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My Experience record is the online tool designed for ACCA trainees that you must use to plan and record your achievement of the Practical Experience Requirements (PER).

It will help you through every stage - from planning your development, targeting performance objectives and writing the answers to your challenge questions - through to having these questions reviewed and signed off by your workplace mentor.
You can access your personal My Experience record through myACCA.

Approved Employers

If your employer is a gold or platinum ACCA Approved Employer - trainee development stream, they may allow you to claim a performance objective exemption. This means that you do not need to complete the challenge questions associated with each of your performance objectives. You would still be required to achieve 36 months experience and keep a record of this in your online My Experience record.

This exemption exists because ACCA recognises that your employer already has a robust training and development programme in place which gives trainees the required support to achieve professional status.

However, it is important to confirm that your employer has this level of approval and whether they want to allow you to claim the performance objective exemption.

Please note that it is your employer - not you - who decides whether to claim the performance objectives exemption.

Are you a trainee leaving an Approved Employer?

If you are currently employed with an Approved Employer and are planning on leaving, you must complete the Approved Employer PER summary form , especially if your employer has allowed you to claim the performance objective exemption up until this point. This will ensure that you have a record of any performance objectives you have achieved while working for them. Please forward a copy of your signed off Approved Employer PER summary form to ACCA and we will update your My Experience record to reflect the performance objectives you have achieved. Please retain the original for your own record.

Last updated: 3 Feb 2014

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