Accounting

Certified Accounting Technician (CAT)

  • Students
    50+
  • Place
    Megan Avenue II, Kuala Lumpur
  • Intakes
    Jan, Apr, Jul & Sep
  • Duration
    1 Year or 1.5 years

WHAT IS THE CAT QUALIFICATION?

CAT stands for Certified Accounting Technician and the qualification provides a strong foundation of knowledge in finance and accounting. It is provided by the ACCA for those students who do not wish to study for the full ACCA Qualification or who do not satisfy the entry requirements and wish to study later for the full ACCA Qualification.

BENEFITS OF OBTAINING THE CAT QUALIFICATION

The qualification proves to employers that you have all the technical skills and knowledge needed to perform an accounts-support role and that you are capable of working at a technician level.
In addition, once the qualification has been obtained you are able to continue your studies with the ACCA Qualification and will be exempt from the first three ACCA examinations.

WHY CHOOSE TO STUDY CAT?

CAT allows you to collect qualification after completing each stage of studies. You will be awarded
by ACCA, UK the following qualifications during your ONE year study:

  1. Introductory Certificate in Financial and Management Accounting
  2. Intermediate Certificate in Financial and Management Accounting
  3. Diploma in Accounting and Business
  4. Certified Accounting Technician (CAT) Qualification
  5. Foundation Certificate in Taxation
  6. Foundation Certificate in Financial Management
  7. Foundation Certificate in Audit

PROGRAMME UNITS

Introductory Certified in Financial and Management Accounting

  • FA 1 Recording Financial Transactions
  • MA 1 Management Information

Intermediate Certified in Financial and Management Accounting

  • FA 2 Maintating Financial Records
  • MA 2 Managing Costs and Finances

Diploma in Accounting and Business

  • FAB Account in Business
  • FMA Management Accounting
  • FFA Financial Accounting

Certified Accounting Technician (CAT) Qualification

  • Options Papers (2 any papers)
  • FAU Foundations in Audit
  • FTX Foundations in Taxation
  • FFM Foundations in Financial Management

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

5 Credits in SPM/O-Levels (including English and Maths) or equivalent

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Financial accounting assistant
  • Management accounting assistant
  • Audit assistant
  • Tax assistant
  • Budget assistant