Access arrangements

Access arrangements register

Outlined below are the types of access arrangements which may be appropriate for specific groups of individuals along with any specific exam conditions which may apply. They are examples for illustrative purposes only and not intended to be exhaustive.

The following access arrangements may be appropriate for students falling into the following categories of need:

Evidence required

Students should note that the following types of evidence are required to support any application for additional support:

  • Headed letter signed and dated by your medical practitioner.
  • Certificate of registration on your local council’s Register of Blind or Partially Sighted people.
  • Psychological report, subsequent to your 16th birthday, by a psychologist or teacher with a practising certificate.

 

Specific access arrangement conditions relating to ACCA exams

Applied knowledge Exams

 

Accountant in Business

Management Accounting

Financial Accounting

Where no other viable access arrangements are available a paper exam alternative may be provided twice a year in June and December.  Students must make an application to be considered for these at least 19 weeks prior to the exam or within 5 days of receiving results from the previous exam session.

 

Applied Skills Exams

 

Corporate & Business Law

Where no other viable access arrangements are available, a paper exam alternative may be provided twice a year in June and December.  Students must make an application to be considered for these at least 19 weeks prior to the exam or within 5 days of receiving results from the previous exam session.

 

Performance Management

Tax

Financial Reporting

Audit & Assurance

Financial Management

Paper exam alternatives will be available up to and including December 2019.  After this date, paper exams will no longer be available.

 

Strategic Professional Exams

 

Strategic Business Leader

Strategic Business Reporting

Advanced Financial Management

Advanced Performance Management

Advanced Taxation

Advanced Audit and Assurance

Paper exam alternatives will be available until the syllabus changes in September 2021.  

 

Foundation in Accountancy Exams

 

Recording Financial Transactions

Management Information

Maintaining Financial Records

Managing Costs and Finance

Accountant in Business

Financial Accounting

Management Accounting

Where no other viable access arrangements are available a paper exam alternative may be provided twice a year in June and December.  Students must make an application to be considered for these at least 19 weeks prior to the exam or within 5 days of receiving results from the previous exam session.

 

Foundation in Accountancy Options  

 

Foundations in Audit

Foundations in Financial Management

No specific conditions apply until the syllabus changes in December 2019.

 

Foundations in Taxation

No specific conditions apply until the syllabus changes in December 2020.

 

Other

 

DipIFR

No specific conditions apply until the syllabus changes in December 2020.. 

 

Trailblazer L4 Endpoint Assessment

No specific conditions apply until the syllabus changes in December 2020 . 

 

 

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