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Certificate in business accounting

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Certificate level C01 C02 C03 C04 C05

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Professional qualification

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Operational level P1 E1 F1
Management level P2 E2 F2
Strategic level P3 E3 F3
Professional competence level Practical experience (T4 part A) Exam (T4 part B)

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Gateway route 

Gateway papers A1 - professional gateway G1 - management accountant gateway M1 - Master's gateway

2015 Professional Qualification syllabus

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