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Find your calling in an industry you love

Change things from the inside out. Accountancy will get you there.

As an Accountant you can be trusted to influence huge businesses – so whatever your mission, with a qualification from ICAEW, we’ll get you there.

Get to know us and accountancy

We are ICAEW, a world-leading professional membership body for chartered accountants. 

We provide qualifications and professional development to people globally – sharing knowledge, insight and technical expertise so talented students just like you can start their own businesses and develop rewarding careers in a range of organisations.

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Opportunities and salary information

  1. 340 new opportuniuties

    being posted by prospective employers on average each month.

  2. £55,000 salary

    The global average for newly qualified ICAEW Chartered Accountants experience

  3. 77 of the FTSE 100

    companies have an ICAEW Chartered Accountant on the board

Why study with us?


Our qualifications and study programmes offer full flexibility. Through different study options including e-learning, distance learning and classroom-based tuition, you can plan your study and assessment to suit you.

We offer a wide range of services and resources that are tailored to each qualification and programme. These include a dedicated helpline, study advice and resources available through the online Student Insights hub, e-newsletters and the ICAEW website – we’ll be with you at every step. 

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Whether you start your training still at school, once you’ve finished uni or even if you fancy a career change – routes to becoming a chartered accountant are as unique as you. 

If you’re a school leaver or university student, see what our upcoming skill sessions have to offer. They’ll kick start your journey: 

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Read the stories of those who are currently studying with us:

Meet ICAEW's students and members


Read the stories of those who are currently studying with us.

"My mother and both grandmothers were and are all accountants, which I never thought I would become. From a young age I wanted to be a barrister or work in the criminal justice system to help others. So I guess I am now helping in other ways, by helping businesses achieve their dreams and goals."

Meet Karina

What’s next?

Now that you’ve explored the world of chartered accountancy and all the opportunities it has to offer, you’re ready to take the next steps:

Now you’re ready to start looking for a career. Start your search early and get to know the employer and their values.

Create a profile and apply for ACA training jobs on train.icaew.com.

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Did you know…

ICAEW is committed to diversity and inclusion, check out what we’re doing in this space.

We also encourage you to share your own voice and experiences as we all work towards a world of strong, inclusive economies.

ICAEW Diversity & Inclusion Hub