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The CAT Qualification


ACCA’s Accounting Technician qualification is a combination of study and practical experience, designed to build your knowledge in accountancy, IT and management.

With an emphasis on flexibility and opportunity, the qualification is accessible to anyone aged 16 years or older. There are no time constraints to KSA City Campus your examinations, so you can study and qualify at a pace which suits you. Your previous examinations may also entitle you to exemptions from certain examinations. This will ensure your point of entry is the most suitable for your level of knowledge and skills and will prevent you repeating areas with which you are familiar.

On completion of the qualification, you will be able to call yourself a Certified Accounting Technician and use the designed CAT after your name.

You will also be eligible for automatic transfer to the ACCA Professional Scheme qualification, and entitled to exemption from Part 1 (Knowledge Module) of the examinations.

Entry Requirements

To apply, you must:


January & July 2019 (Full-time & part-time)

Examination Periods

June & December 2019

Time Frame for Completion of Studies

Most students attempt from 4 to 5 papers each semester and thus graduate in 1 year.

Structured Teaching and Learning Approaches

KSA City Campus has a structured approach in imparting knowledge to its students. Each paper consists of a minimum of 12 lectures and tutorials, comprising 3 hours each per week. Attendance is mandatory for all lectures and tutorials.

Intensive Revision classes for each paper are compulsory, comprising a minimum of 18 hours per paper. These sessions provide and discuss past exam questions and techniques.

In addition, each paper consists of 2 internal exams. These internal exams are indicators of students’ progress in their studies.

CAT Graduates

Graduates with one year of relevant and supervised practical experience are required to submit their Practical Experience Requirement which may be pre-, during or post-examination / studies to ACCA. Upon approval, CAT graduates may add the prestigious designatory initials ‘CAT’ to their names.

Progression to ACCA

CAT graduates attempting to pursue the ACCA qualification are granted exemption from the Knowledge Module (3 papers) and thus may progress directly to the Skills Module (6 papers).


Progression Diagram


ACCA Diploma in Financial and Management Accounting (RQF Level 2)
- Recording Financial Transactions (FA1)
- Management Information (MA1)

ACCA Diploma in Financial and Management Accounting (RQF Level 3)
- Maintaining Financial Records (FA2)
- Managing Costs and Finance (MA2)

ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business (RQF Level 4)
- Accountant in Business (FAB)
- Financial Accounting (FFA)
- Management Accounting (FMA)

Certified Accounting Technician (CAT) Qualification - Options (Any two)
- Foundations in Audit (FAU)
- Foundations in Taxation (FTX)
- Foundations in Financial Management (FFM)


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APRIL 2019 Intake

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January 2019 Intake

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APRIL/MAY 2019 IRC (Intensive Revision Course)

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CAT JULY 2019 Intake

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Admission Procedures

Kindly fill up and submit a registration form to the KSA City Campus.
You may obtain a Registration Form from the Information Counter at the KSA City Campus or download it using the link below.

Please include the following:

* Please note that your application will not be processed if these documents are not submitted.

To avoid delays, please ensure that all information is complete.

Students are to refer to the KSA City Campus Rules & Regulations governing their academic rights and obligations during their tenure of study at KSA City Campus.

Payment Information

Payments can be made through cheques/bank drafts/cash at our Counter.

For payment through online transfer, kindly email registration form and payment slip to ksacitycampus@gmail.com

Please also include the required information below on the reverse side of the cheque/bank draft:

Payment to KSA@Sheraton Imperial (Kuala Lumpur)

Please address the payment to the account listed below and fax it to 03-2022 0214.

Public Bank: 313 868 8621

Payment to KSA@Plaza First Nationwide

Please address the payment to the account listed below and fax it to 03-2032 3323, or send it through WhatsApp to 011-1020 9192.

Public Bank: 321 230 7429

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