Foundation in Accountancy (FIA)
Foundation 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 for employees with high potential.