How do I become a student?

Chartered Accountants the world over secure their qualification through a combination of professional exams and practical accounting experience. Within that model, we offer a range of training routes that provide choice and flexibility to graduates, non-graduates, Accounting Technicians and experienced professionals.

Your starting point with us will depend on your prior education qualifications. You can train via the flexible route or via a training contract. Check out our entry routes page for more information on all your available options.


Checking exemptions and getting accepted into our programme

Before commencing your studies, you must complete a short application process which we'll use to assess your starting point.

Once this process is completed, you will get access to the course enrolment application. Please note that students who are entering into a training contract will be enrolled directly by their training firm and are not required to complete this final step.

If you have any questions around the exemptions or enrolment process, you can contact us at studentqueries@charteredaccountants.ie or 00 353 (1) 523 3929  at anytime. We're here to help guide you through the process and to make it as easy as possible for you to get started with your studies.

The button below will take you to the first step of the application process, which is to set up an account on our website. Once you've done this, you can progress to the application process. If you wish to register for an exam sitting as an external student, use the second button below.

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