Preparatory Courses for Foundations in Accountancy (FIA)

Provided by Kaplan Financial Singapore


Course introduction

Introduction


Introduction to FIA
Foundations in Accountancy is a suite of awards that employers can use to provide employees with a grounding in accounting and finance.
The qualifications can be used to develop recruits from secondary schools or to encourage those already working in accounts support roles to obtain formal recognition of their abilities. There are no formal entry requirements.
As Foundations in Accountancy consists of a suite of awards you can pick the qualification which is best matched to the job role and educational achievements of individual employees:

  • Introductory Certificate in Financial and Management Accounting
    (two exams and a professionalism and ethics module)
  • Intermediate Certificate in Financial and Management Accounting
    (two exams and a professionalism and ethics module)
  • Diploma in Accounting and Business
    (three exams and a professionalism and ethics module) The Diploma in Accounting and Business offer a route into the ACCA Qualification, providing you with a development path with high potential.
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Curriculum Overview


Programme Structure


Preparatory Course Commencement
You will have three levels to complete (shown below), comprising of 7 papers unless exemptions are awarded. You can progress through the syllabus at your own pace

  • Introductory certificate in financial and management accounting (FA1 and MA1)
  • Intermediate Certificate in financial and management accounting (FA2 and MA2)
  • The Diploma in Accounting and Business (FAB, FMA and FFA)
Our courses commences in January and March (For June exams), July and September (For December exams) of each year.

Revision Course Commencement
Our FIA Revision courses cover key examinable areas, perfect your examination techniques and help you overcome your weaknesses, vastly increasing your chances of success. What’s more, your lecturers will be available before and after lectures, to iron out problem areas, if any.
Our revision courses are conducted in May (for June exams) and November (for December exams).
 



Entry Requirements


Introductory Certificate in Financial and Management Accounting/ Intermediate Certificate in Financial and Management Accounting

  • You should be at least 16 years old with no formal academic and accounting knowledge.
  • You should have IELTS 4.5 or pass in English language at GCE ‘N’ levels or its equivalent.
  • There is no requirement to complete the Introductory Certificate in Financial and Management Accounting or the Intermediate Certificate in Financial and Management Accounting prior to completing the Diploma in Accounting and Business, although you are strongly recommended to do so.
Diploma in Accounting and Business
  • You should be at least 16 years old with preferably GCE ‘O’ levels or equivalent and possess IELTS 5.5 or a pass in GCE ‘O’ levels English or its equivalent.
  • Students who would have normally joined under MSER will now have the option of taking FAB, FMA and FFA under Foundations in Accountancy instead.
  • When students have completed FAB, FMA and FFA, they will claim exemption from the F1, F2 and F3 of the ACCA Qualification and will start at the Skills module exams.



Fees & Funding

Please enquire below for course fees and financial grants:


 

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