CBE exam technique

Good exam technique alongside good technical knowledge is key to exam success. But what is good exam technique in Advanced Audit and Assurance, how do you improve these skills and what about the professional skills marks? 


Exam technique covers many areas including how to analyse the wording of the requirements carefully and how to use mark allocation to guide the length and breadth of the answer you should plan.


The resources below will help you identify the elements of good exam technique in AAA as well as building your understanding of what professional marks are and how they are awarded.

Video: Tutor review of the March 2020 AAA exam (CBE)

In this video, expert tutor Jana Sequensova from PwC Czech Republic reviews the March 2020 AAA exam, focusing on his key exam technique tips. View in alternative player


If you’d like to practice the AAA March 2020 CBE, you can download the graphical representation and use a blank workspace in the ACCA Practice Platform to complete your answers. 

    AAA tutor debrief March 2020 (paper)