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Prospective Students

Chartered Accountants are Ireland’s leading business professionals, providing essential strategic guidance, expertise and consulting across a vast array of business activities and sectors.


Routes to Becoming a Chartered Accountant



Training Contract

A Training Contract is a structured, supportive training model that’s the most popular route to the Chartered qualification. Most people who enter this route with an accountancy practice.

Flexible Route

Our Flexible Route is designed with you in mind. It means you can stay in your job, study on your own terms and generate the relevant accountancy experience now or further down the line.


ATI Graduates Route

ATI Graduates Route

Each year, a significant number of Accounting Technicians Ireland graduates decide to continue their career progression by studying with Chartered Accountants Ireland.


School Leavers Route

School Leavers Route

For students qualified to Leaving Cert or GCSE level, there are several options to becoming a Chartered Accountant directly out of school.


Professional Courses (Non Chartered Accountancy Qualification Training

Life Long Learning and Continuous Professional Development Courses

Specialist Qualifications and CPD

For qualified Chartered Accountants and other business professionals, the Institute offers a range of best-in-class Specialist Qualifications (LLL, Life Long learning Department) and one of the largest CPD (Continuing Professional Development) offerings on the island.



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