Certified Accounting Technician (CAT) qualification is structured
and examined by ACCA (see ACCA section for further details
about ACCA), and offers you the opportunity to further your
studying for the CAT qualification, you may wish to start
a career in finance, gain recognition for the skills you
have already developed in accountancy or accelerate your
progression to the ACCA professional scheme. CAT is the
stepping stone for all of these aims. It also seeks to help
you develop the skills needed for successful study in higher
formal academic qualifications are necessary to enrol for
a CAT course at LCA.
of certain qualifications may receive exemptions from some
papers. You may also be able to claim exemptions from the
introductory level exams if you satisfy the one year's practical
work experience requirement.
31 January - for June exams
31 July - for December exams
are 2 exam sittings each year:
exams which are available for papers 1-4 may be sat throughout
completion of the first five CAT papers allows you to commence
the ACCA professional qualification at the Knowledge Module
level. Completion of all CAT levels means you will be exempted
from the three Knowledge Module papers.
further information on entry requirements, CAT exam registration,
and exemptions contact:
64 Finnieston Square
Glasgow G3 8DT
Tel: +44 (0) 141 582 2000
Fax: +44 (0) 141 582 2222
Exemption, registration and exam entry deadline dates are
approximate and should be checked with ACCA.