ACCA - The global body for professional accountants

To become an Approved Learning Partner you must be teaching at least one of ACCA's qualifications and be able to demonstrate your success.

The following table shows the minimum ACCA tuition provision that providers must offer in order to be eligible for each level of approval.

Approval levelACCA
Gold Any of ACCA's qualifications - ACCA Qualification or Foundation level
PlatinumRunning a minimum of 8 papers annually from the ACCA Qualification, which must include all Professional Essentials and 2 Options

To qualify for Gold or Platinum approval, learning providers must offer full-time or part-time face-to-face tuition or an equivalent distance-learning, E-Learning or blended learning course. In reviewing an application, ACCA will take into account:

  • the style of tuition
  • the duration of the course
  • the timing of the course in relation to the exams

Revision courses are considered in the approval process, but approval cannot be given on revision courses alone.


The following fees apply to Approved Learning Partners per site:

£650 a year plus £50 (non-refundable) initial application fee

£750 a year


Last updated: 20 Jun 2014