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Achieve your potential with ACCA

An ACCA qualification provides you with the tools required to become a finance professional, working in any sector, in any country in the world. The world is your oyster!

Whether you study as an apprentice or through an academic route, our qualifications are designed to help you develop the skills and knowledge to secure your first job and help build the career you are dreaming of. Whether you are interested in fashion, transport, technology, or sport, with a career in accountancy you will be an instrumental player in driving commercial success and achieving business goals.

Miillions of opportunities

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As a UK school leaver, we offer you with the resources to choose an entry point to the ACCA qualification that suits YOU and your academic history, whether you are planning on University, or going straight into the workforce.

In this section, you can learn more about career options and salaries in all different sectors, listen to commercial awareness podcasts to get you ready for interviews and read the stories of school leavers like you who are benefiting from ACCA membership.

ACCA also supports apprenticeships and we offer two qualifications which are suitable for school leavers.

You can also sign up for our free monthly e-magazine Potential

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Apprenticeships - what do young people really think?

ACCA firmly believes that access to rewarding careers should be open to all. Apprenticeships – what do young people really think? is based on a survey of 1000 16-18 year old and their views on apprenticeships.

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