CPA Australia was established in the year 1886. It is one of the largest accounting bodies in the world having over 163,750 members across 125 countries.
WHY DO THE CPA AUSTRALIA PROGRAM?
The CPA Program integrates education and experience, using internationally relevant material to help candidates understand the dynamic issues faced by organizations today. Compared to other accounting qualifications CPA Australia has following advantages:
- Internationally recognized qualification
- Only 6 papers to be completed
- Flexible program
- Exam conducted twice a year
- Get high level support for exam preparation
- Access professional resources through online learning platforms
THE FIRST & ONLY APPROVED TUITION PROVIDER FOR CPA AUSTRALIA IN INDIA
CPA Australia has chosen GFTI as the first and only approved tuition provider in India because of their vast experience and quality of training delivery offered. GFTI is an approved tuition provider for several international qualifications like ACCA (UK), CMA (USA), IFRS etc. The training methodology followed by GFTI has been fine tuned over the last 10 years, therefore enabling higher pass rates among students.
WHY AN INDIAN CA SHOULD PURSUE CPA AUSTRALIA PROGRAM?
Institute of Chartered Accountants in India (ICAI) and CPA Australia have an existing Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) due to which qualified CAs will get following benefits:
- Only write 2 exams under the CPA Program
- Can be completed within 2 years from registering as Associate Member
- Additional international qualification recognized worldwide
SUBJECTS REQUIRED TO BE COMPLETED UNDER MoU/MRA with ICAI
To attain the CPA designation, eligible ICAI members will need to successfully complete the CPA Program subject Global Strategy and Leadership & Online study unit Better Practice in Governance and Accountability within two years from join date.
CPA Program subject Global Strategy and Leadership. The subject is run semester-wise and you must enrol within the enrolment period via My CPA Program
Better Practice in Governance and Accountability is an online study unit that is completed by successfully passing an online multiple choice test after studying the material. Candidate can complete this at their own pace and location. The assessment consists of 40 multiple choice questions, with a 75 per cent pass mark. There are three attempts available. The assessment must be completed within twelve (12) months of purchase or the product will expire. After completion of the unit, the candidate will be granted with 12 CPD hours.
Qualified chartered accountants in India can learn more about the application process here: ICAI Eligibility
ELIGIBILITY FOR CPA PROGRAM [ Non MRA / Non CA candidates]
A degree level qualification from a recognized education provider is required.
Most candidates for the CPA Program have followed a traditional pathway of entry by completing an approved accounting or management degree. Candidates with diverse educational backgrounds are also eligible to apply for the CPA Program but such candidates may have to complete the Foundation Program before commencing the CPA Program. Subjects to be completed in Foundation Program is based on outcome of the candidate’s application assessment by CPA Australia.
CPA PROGRAM DETAILS
The CPA program runs semester-wise. There are two semester per year (maximum of 3 CPA subjects per semester). On enrollment into the subject, the candidate will receive the study material and online support.
Class room training for the CPA Program is delivered through face- to- face mode at Globalfti Bangalore.
The program comprises of 4 compulsory subjects and 2 electives and submission of 36 months of experience requirement.
- ETHICS & GOVERNANCE
- FINANCIAL REPORTING
- STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING
- GLOBAL STRATEGY & LEADERSHIP
Elective Subjects [Any two]:
- FINANCIAL PLANNING FUNDAMENTALS
- ADVANCED TAXATION*
- ADVANCED AUDIT & ASSURANCE*
- FINANCIAL RISK MANAGEMENT
- RISK ADVICE & INSURANCE
- CONTEMPORARY BUSINESS ISSUES
- INVESTMENT STRATEGIES
Candidates who have not completed recognized studies in taxation and/or auditing, must select Advanced Taxation* and/or Advanced Audit and Assurance* papers as electives.
CPA AUSTRALIA MEMBERSHIP FEES [2018-19]
Fees in AUD
|Application fee (2018)
|Application Review fee
|First year membership: Associate (full year)
|First year membership: CPA or FCPA (full year)
CPA PROGRAM SUBJECT ENROLMENT FEES 
||Per Paper Fees in AUD
|Subject enrolment (early bird)
|Standard exam deferral
|*Late exam deferral (2019)
|Subject material re-order
Note: Subject enrolment fee includes examination fee & cost of study materials for the particular subject
Per Paper Fees in AUD
|Extension fee (per month to a maximum of six months)
|Change exam appointment between 24 to 72 hours before scheduled exam appointment
For up to date information on fee, please refer to Fees – All Other Locations
CPA AUSTRALIA REGISTRATION PROCESS
1st Step : Contact Globalfti for Discount Code by filling form. Click here for Registration
2nd Step: Visit CPA Australia website and begin your application process. Click Here
3rd Step: You will receive your application assessment outcome within 10 – 15 working days
4th Step: Based on outcome you will start with Foundation Program or directly enter the CPA Program.
5th Step: Complete your subject enrolment for 2019 Semester 1
6th Step: Register with Globalfti for Tuitions for subjects you have enrolled
Register Today, Admissions are now Open for 2019 intake. Call our counsellors at 9880 224433 to know more or fix an appointment for office visit.