Certified Accounting Technician (CAT)

Programme Background

The Certified Accounting Technician qualification is a programme at the technician level under the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). This qualification is a combination of study and practical experience designed to build knowledge in accountancy, IT and management. The CAT programme structure and its examination is under the ambit of ACCA. IPAC Education Centre conducts classes for students who wish to obtain this qualification.

Intake: May    Duration: 1-1½ years

Entry Requirements

  • SPM with at least five credits including Bahasa Malaysia, mathematics & English, or
  • Other qualifications that are equivalent & verified by Malaysian Government.

CAT Qualification Papers

  • FA1    Recording Financial Transaction
  • MA1   Information for Management Control
  • FA2    Maintaining Financial Records
  • MA2   Managing Costs & Finance
  • FAB    Accountant in Business
  • FFA    Financial Accounting
  • FMA   Management Accounting

And any two (2) of the following:

  • FAU    Foundations in Audit
  • FTX    Foundations in Taxation
  • FFM    Foundations in Financial Management