ACA CTA Joint Programme
We are delighted that you are considering studying for the ACA CTA Joint Programme. Here is some key information which we hope you will find helpful.
About the ACA CTA Joint Programme
The ACA CTA Joint Programme has been created by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW) and the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT). Completing this programme will enable you to become an ICAEW Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Tax Adviser in three to four years, as long as you have relevant professional work experience.
You'll have the opportunity to specialise in one of three areas of taxation:
- Major Corporates - Designed for students focusing on tax issues relating to the FTSE 350 companies and other large corporates
- Owner-Managed Businesses - Designed for students focusing on tax issues relating to owner-managed private businesses
- Indirect Tax - Designed for students focusing on indirect taxation
- Achieve two prestigious qualifications: the ACA and CTA
- A fast-track route to professional development in taxation and accountancy
- Maintains the same rigorous standards of the ICAEW and CIOT
What are the requirements for this programme?
To join this programme, you just need to meet three criteria:
- You must work in tax
- If you are transferring to this programme as an ACA student, you must not have completed the Professional Level Business Planning: Taxation module
- If you are transferring to this programme as a CTA student, you must not have completed the two CTA Advanced Technical exams
How can I find out more about this programme?
See the ACA CTA Joint Programme prospectus and CTA syllabus.
Students can also study for the ACA CTA Joint Programme as part of the Level 7 Apprenticeship, further information can be found in the Level 7 Apprenticeship section.