Training Contract

Entry Routes

The Training Contract route is a structured programme that combines working and training. Traditionally employers will hire recent college or university graduates. The contract typically lasts 3.5 years. During the period of the contract the Chartered exams are taken and the relevant work experience is acquired in order to qualify


Who is a Training Contract suited to?

Business graduates with a 2:2 honours degree or better can expect exemptions from the first year exams.

Postgraduates from accredited Masters programmes who may be exempt from all first and second year exams. Non-business graduates. These students are popular with training firms and consistently do very well in Chartered exams. Your starting point is our first year exam, known as CAP1.


Training Contract advantages

Qualify faster

On average our students qualify in 3.5 years and have less exams to complete when compared to other accountancy bodies.


Global recognition

Take the qualification with you around the globe with our Mutual Recognition Agreements with Chartered bodies around the world.

Rewarding career prospects

Secure your success with the No.1 accountancy and business qualification in Ireland


How do I start?

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