ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the world's most forward thinking professional accountancy body.

Our qualification gives you knowledge, tools and control to become a successful finance professional, as well as the exciting chance to work in any industry anywhere in the world. With flexible study options, including the chance to continue studying with a degree or masters.

Go further with ACCA. Register now and start your journey.

School leaver opportunities

If you are a school leaver and are hoping to pursue a career in finance and accounting, ACCA provides qualifications designed to help you develop the skills and knowledge needed to do that, regardless of the entry point you choose to start at with us.

Options for School Leavers:


An exciting online learning programme with a range of different courses.

- Choose the entry point level that suits you.

- Free and affordable courses to prepare you for work and exams.

- Flexible learning to suit your lifestyle – available on-demand, anytime, anywhere.

Find out more about ACCA-X here.


ACCA foundation level qualification

The perfect starting point for anyone who doesn't have the minimum entry requirements to start the ACCA qualification. Completion of the foundation level qualification leads to Diploma in Accounting and Business and is a stepping stone to becoming a fully certified chartered accountant.

Find out more about the foundation level qualification here.


ACCA Apprenticeship

Read more about our Level 4 Accounting Technician Apprenticeship in the apprenticeship section or find out more on our website.

For more information about our school leaver routes click here.


Going to university isn't the only way to become a successful finance and accounting professional. What if we told you there are alternative routes that are debt-free and faster than the traditional routes? Well there are.

Our Level 4 Accounting Technician Apprenticeship is the perfect way to kick-start your finance and accounting career way ahead of your university peers, as well as the chance to build on skills and knowledge you need in the fast-changing business world.

Read more about apprenticeship vs. university here.

What you need to know about the ACCA Apprenticeship: 

- It includes a Diploma in Accounting and Business 

- You earn, learn and qualify at the same time - you could earn a salary of up to £15,000, depending on the role and industry

- It takes a minimum of 12 months to complete

- You get on-going work experience and mentoring

- You take just three exams when you and your employer are ready


If you change your mind and decide you want to continue studying, with our Level 4 Accounting Technician Apprenticeship you have the option to continue studying and embed a degree in Applied Accounting or MSC in Professional Accounting.


Interested in becoming an apprentice? Start your journey today with ACCA. Find out more or email

Salary & benefits

As an ACCA apprentice you’ll be earning an apprenticeship wage from day one and you could expect to start from around £15,000 depending on the industry and role. Find out more here.


Open to anyone aged 16+. There is no upper age limit. You need 3 GCSEs (including maths and English). Find out more here.


Register your interest to get more information on our apprenticeship and job notifications HERE.