Eligibility

Your individual journey on the IPA Program will depend on your academic history. The following guide will assist you in working out what units you need to undertake.

University Degree Holders
If you're an AIPA and hold an Australian Accounting degree, you'll need to undertake two core units as a minimum:

You could be eligible for exemptions from the remaining Stage 1 units as you may have studied these units in your accounting degree. Upon enrolment, we may ask for your academic transcript to confirm your exemptions.

Upon completion, and by meeting the Mentored Experience Program requirements, you'll be advanced to MIPA and be eligible to commence Stage 2 of the IPA Program.

Accounting Diploma/Advanced Diploma Holders
If you're an AIPA and hold a Diploma of Accounting or Advanced Diploma of Accounting, you'll need to undertake all six units in Stage 1.

Upon completion, and by meeting the Mentored Experience Program requirements, you'll be advanced to MIPA and be eligible to commence Stage 2.

No formal qualification
If you're an AIPA and hold no formal academic qualifications, but have extensive professional experience, you'll need to undertake all six units in Stage 1.

Upon completion, and by meeting the Mentored Experience Program requirements, you'll be advanced to MIPA and be eligible to commence Stage 2.

Click here for information on our Mentored Experience Program.