The Foundation-level qualifications are suitable for you if you’re just starting out in finance. Or, if you work in finance but have no professional qualification to show for your experience yet.

HOW DIFFICULT IS IT?

The foundation-level qualifications are broadly equivalent to the following:

ACCA Diploma in Financial and Management Accounting (RQF Level 2)GCSE standard or equivalent
ACCA Diploma in Financial and Management Accounting (RQF Level 3)A-level standard or equivalent
ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business (RQF Level 4)First year of a degree programme or HND standard or equivalent
Foundation Diploma (Pakistan and Bangladesh only)First year of a degree programme or HND standard or equivalent
Certified Accounting Technician (CAT) QualificationFirst year of a degree programme or HND standard or equivalent


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Check your maths skills to see if you're ready to study for the ACCA Qualification. Find out more about the BPP University English language support resources.

What kind of work can I do with this qualification?

You could work in a variety of accounts-support roles including:

  • a junior accounts or cost clerk/junior bookkeeper role in an small or medium-sized enterprise
  • a range of junior or cost accounting administration roles within an accounting department of a larger organisation or financial shared service centre.

 

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