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ACCA awards certificates on the completion of certain exams within the ACCA Qualification and Foundation-level qualifications.

The certificates are official documents and can be downloaded at anytime from myACCA.

Please see below for a summary of exam certificates awarded.

ACCA Qualification

Certificate of Achievement

Students are awarded a Certificate of Achievement if they achieve a pass mark of 85% or above for individual passes in Papers F1, F2, F3 for paper based or computer based.

Diploma in Accounting and Business

Students are awarded the Diploma in Accounting and Business when they have successfully completed Papers F1, F2 and F3 (at least one of which must have been sat and passed on or after December 2011), plus completion of Foundations in Professionalism. Students who obtain full exemptions will not be awarded the Certificate.

Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business

Students are awarded the Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business when they have successfully completed (either passed or exempt) Papers F4-F9. At least two of these papers must have been sat and passed; one of these passes must have been achieved on or after June 2011 exam session. The Professional Ethics module must also have been completed. Students who obtain full exemptions will not be awarded the Certificate.

Professional Level Certificate

Students are awarded a Professional Level Certificate when they have successfully completed all of the exams in the Professional level of the ACCA Qualification (P1–P3 and any two of the Options papers from P4, P5, P6 and P7).

Foundations in Accountancy

Introductory Certificate in Financial and Management Accounting

Students are awarded an Introductory Certificate in Financial and Management Accounting when they have successfully completed Papers FA1 and MA1 (at least one of which must have been sat on or after December 2011), plus completion of Foundations in Professionalism. Students who obtain full exemptions will not be awarded the Certificate.

Intermediate Certificate in Financial and Management Accounting

Students are awarded an Intermediate Certificate in Financial and Management Accounting when they have successfully completed Papers FA2 and MA2 (at least one of which must have been sat on or after December 2011), plus completion of Foundations in Professionalism. Students who obtain full exemptions will not be awarded the Certificate.

Diploma in Accounting and Business

Students are awarded the Diploma in Accounting and Business when they have successfully completed Papers FAB, FMA and FFA (one of which must have been sat and passed on or after December 2011) plus completion of Foundations in Professionalism. Students who obtain full exemptions will not be awarded the Certificate.

Last updated: 5 Jul 2013