About ACCA Foundation in Accountancy - FIA

You can start your journey towards ACCA membership with our Foundation level qualifications - referred to collectively
as 'Foundations in Accountancy'. They are the perfect place to start if you are new to accountancy or if you’re already
working in finance but have no qualifications. You'll be starting at the right level to suit your ability.  
You can achieve certificates and diplomas along the way before progressing onto the ACCA Qualification.
So you'll have proof of your hard work, plus it's a great way to keep motivated.

ACCA Foundation Diploma Courses 
Our courses include detailed syllabus coverage, extensive exam practice question videos, short notes and online quizzes.

Students also get active tutor support through WhatsApp and Telegram groups. We also arrange frequent live online sessions for doing exam practice questions and respond to students' queries.

If you are new to ACCA then there must be many questions in your mind that need answers.  We have collected some frequently asked questions below to answer your querries.  If you still have any other question you can send us an email for further information or to book an online meeting.  Please send email at [email protected]

If you have three O Levels or Matriculation or Intermediate then you can start your journey towards ACCA membership with Foundation Diploma in Accountancy known as FIA , a fast track to ACCA qualification. After completing FIA Diploma , you will continue ACCA Qualification from level 2 of ACCA.

There are seven courses in total
- FA1 Recording Financial Transactions
- MA1 Management Information
- FA2 Maintaining Financial Records
- MA2 Managing Costs and Finance
- F1 B&T Business and Technology
- F2 FMA Foundation in Management Accounting
- F3 FFA. Foundation in Financial Accounting

Yes, you will get exemption for FA1 and FA2.

Once you have completed the Foundation Diploma, you will be automatically transferred to the ACCA Qualification and given exemption from the first three exams of knowledge level of ACCA (F1, F2 and F3) that you would have passed in FIA.

You can start your registration anytime at your ease. After applying for your registration , you should keep studying. Your application will take approximately ten days to process.

To register for the Foundation Diploma you will need to start your online application on ACCA website. You will need to select 'Foundations in Accountancy' during the application process. You will need to pay an initial registration fee when you apply.
You will also need to pay an annual subscription fee each year to keep your student status active.
You can request to VERTEX LEARNING assist you with the application process

There’s no time limit on completing the exams so you really can fit studying around your work and personal life.
Students normally complete each exam in 2 and half months.

You can book your exam after you are done with preparationt. Make sure to have an active registered account with ACCA.

Computer-based exams (CBEs) are held for Foundation diploma. You can sit these at any time of the year. Simply find a CBE centre and pay them directly to book your exam you wish to sit.

It is suggested that students who do not have any prior accountancy knowledge start at the Introductory Certificate (FA1/MA1). Therefore, ACCA strongly recommends students take FA1 and MA1 before moving onto FA2 and MA2, and finally to B&T, FMA and FFA.

: There are 2 categories of fee Registration fee :

This is paid once at the time of online registration. It differs from country to country.

Minimum registration fee is 45 GBP ( British pounds) and ranges upto 79 GBP.
Annual subscription fee : This is paid each year to keep registration status active.

Currently anyal subscription fee is 112 GBP. Note : Annual subscription fee is reduced in the year of registration.

Fee can be submitted by an active debit / credit open for international transaction. We at Vertex can also arrange fee transfer for registration purpose .  VERTEX LEARNING can assit with online payments.

Tuition fee for exam preparation varies from institute to institute.  Vertex Learning charges fee between 40 to 60 USD per course.