QCF FAQSLast Updated on Wednesday, 06 November 2013 16:25
Do I need any qualifications to study AIA units and qualifications in the QCF?
Can I study AIA QCF units and qualifications and be considered for the audit scholarship?
I am now retired can I sit AIA QCF units?
I passed the AIA exams five years ago, can I have the QCF certificates now?
Can I sit one unit from each of the three levels in the in the QCF?
Do I have to sit all of the eight units to be awarded the AIA Level 5 Certificate in Accountancy (QCF)?
I have a degree in Accountancy will I be granted exemptions from the AIA QCF qualifications?
I am currently studying the AIA professional accountancy qualification, can I transfer to the QCF route?
A: Yes, for the AIA Level 5 Certificate in Accountancy (QCF) you need 2 A levels and 3 GCSEs or equivalent qualifications, which also include qualifications at QCF levels 4/5.
A: No, you must follow the AIA Statutory Auditor Training Programme, working towards the AIA Recognised Professional Qualification (RPQ) for statutory auditors. For more information, click here.
A: Yes, providing you meet the appropriate entry requirements.
A: No, because you have not taken the exams in line with the QCF criteria.
A: Yes, you can select units offered at the different levels, although you will be required to demonstrate that you have attained a QCF, or equivalent, qualification for the level you select.
A: Yes, however, AIA will accept credit transfer from other relevant QCF units you may hold. We will also consider equivalent non QCF qualifications which are relevant to the AIA QCF qualification for exemption purposes.
A: AIA offers a policy of exemptions for relevant qualifications, students' qualifications will be assessed on an individual basis, please contact the Recruitment Team for more information.
A: If you are resident in the UK you can choose to transfer to study the AIA professional accountancy qualification through the QCF route. The QCF route is not applicable for overseas students.