Experience required: None
Audience: Anyone interested in understanding their route into the Accountancy profession
Session Style: Interactive - we encourage you to chat to us
Preparation needed: None
Recorded: No


There are many ways you can start the journey to becoming an ICAEW Chartered Accountant, and at times it may seem difficult to find the right route for you. You might be looking to go straight into the world of work after finishing your studies, considering going to university first to build your knowledge or a working professional looking for an exciting career change. No matter where you are in your career journey, we will chat to you about the different routes you can take to gain the ACA qualification and help you to broaden your general knowledge about the career of an ICAEW Chartered Accountant. We will answer any questions you may have about the ins and outs of completing a professional qualification as a long-term career choice.

By the end of this session, you will know

  • Who ICAEW are and what the ACA qualification is
  • What the routes are to becoming an ICAEW Chartered Accountant
  • What industries, sectors and roles you could work in
  • Why a professional qualification might be for you
  • What your next steps are, including further skills development and where to apply for opportunities