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Validity : 14th November 2018 - 13th November 2020

Address: 131, Jurong Gateway Road, #04-259 Singapore 600131

Tel Office :+65 6897 1998 / +65 6897 0228

Mobile : +65 9115 6002  Email:

Operation Hours

Monday - Friday 9.00am - 10.00pm

Saturday 9.00am - 1.00pm

Sunday & Public Holiday Closed

Preparatory Course for Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Certified Accounting Technician (CAT)

Entry Requirement

Minimum 16 years old, GCE ‘O’ Level or ‘A’ Level in English medium

Language proficiency – Professional Certificate in English – IELTS 5.5 any other equivalent qualification

No other academic requirement


Duration (Full time and Part time)

12 months


Average teacher-student ratio:   1 : 20

Delivery Method

Classroom face-to-face lecturers and tutorials.


Assessment Method

Examinations from ACCA, UK. Students taking the F1, F2, F3 and F4 modules can opt between paper-based exam  or Computer Based Exam (CBE). Students taking the rest of the modules (F5 onwards) will have to sit for                paper-based exams only.


All exemptions are granted by ACCA. For broad guidelines, please visit ACCA Singapore for more details.     

Students can check out what exemptions they may be eligible to claim at


ACCA-CAT Course Intakes (Full time and Part time)

  • January

  • April

  • July

  • October


Module Synopsis : Introductory Level

FA1 - Recording Financial Transactions

To analyse, evaluate and conclude on the assurance engagement and other audit and assurance issues in the context of best practice and current developments.

MA1 - Management Information

To develop the ability to use a computer system safely and effectively and to understand the need for data and information to be kept confidential and secure. To develop knowledge and an understanding of how    organisations provide basic management information for decision-making, planning and control.


Module Synopsis : Intermediate Level

FA2 - Maintaining Financial Records

To develop knowledge and understanding of the techniques used to maintain accounting records and prepare 

final accounts of unincorporated entities.

MA2 Maintaining Costs and Finance

To develop knowledge and understanding of how organisations record, analyse and report current and future  costs and revenue data for use within the organisation.

Module Synopsis : Diploma in Accounting and Business

FAB - Accountant in Business

To develop knowledge and understanding of the role of a manager in an effective, efficient, safe and secure accounting environment. This includes the coordination of work activities, the maintenance of an effective accounting system, people management, personal effectiveness, health and safety and security issues within       the workplace.


FMA - Management Accounting

To develop knowledge and understanding of the application of management accounting techniques to support 

the management processes of planning, decision-making, control and performance measurement.

FFA - Financial Accounting

To understand and apply the techniques used to prepare year-end financial statements of partnerships and  limited companies which comply with legislation and accounting standards, and to interpret financial statements and the relationships between their elements using ratio analysis.


Module Synopsis : Foundation in Professionalism

FTX - Foundations in Taxation

To develop knowledge and understanding of Singapore tax law and practice; ability to prepare computations of    tax liability for individuals, businesses (sole-proprietorship and partnerships) and companies resident in    Singapore for income tax purposes; To develop knowledge and understanding of the principles relating to the application      of goods and services tax (GST); and knowledge and understanding of the manner in which    dealings should be conducted with the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS).

FFM - Foundations in Financial Management

To develop knowledge and understanding of the way organisations finance their operations, plan and control    cash flows, optimise their use of working capital and allocate resources to capital expenditure projects.


FAU - Foundations in Audit

To develop knowledge and understanding of the audit process from the planning stage through to the reporting stage and the techniques used in the conduct of internal and external audits.


Graduation Requirement

There are four qualifications in total:

  • Introductory and Intermediate Certificates in Financial and Management Accounting

  • Diploma in Accounting and Business

  • Certified Accounting Technician (including two specialist options)

  • Foundations in Professionalism must be completed once for any of the above four qualifications