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  • 1. Why chartered accountancy?

    Chartered accountancy offers world-leading training and a varied global career.

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  • 2. Find your route

    Find the right route for you to complete the ACA qualification and become a chartered accountant with ICAEW.

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  • 3. Start your training

    To become a chartered accountant you must complete 450 days of on-the-job training with a company or accountant authorised by ICAEW.

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  • 4. Search for a training vacancy

    Take your first step towards a highly rewarding career

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6,000 vacancies

On offer each year at over 5,000 authorised training employers around the world

£51,000 salary

The global average for ICAEW Chartered Accountants with 0-2 years' experience

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Accountancy with ICAEW - More than you'd imagine

A career in chartered accountancy offers far more than you’d imagine. It’s a passport to opportunity across a vast range of workplaces around the world. From the most renowned professional services firms, to entrepreneurial start-ups, charities and government bodies, there’s no end to where it can take you.

Find your route

There are a number of different routes to becoming an ICAEW Chartered Accountant. You can start your journey straight from school, while you're at university or after you have graduated. Find out which route is right for you.

Find your route