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Step 4. Enrol in a Course, Module or Exam

Once you have registered as a student with CPA Ontario, you may enrol in a course, module or exam provided that you meet the eligibility requirements.

Enrol in a Preparatory Course or Exam

  1. Refer to the Preparatory Course Schedule and the Preparatory Course Examination Schedule for enrolment periods, deadlines and fees.
  2. Log into the Preparatory Course enrolment portal and follow the instructions.
  3. Pay the applicable fees. For a list of fees, refer to the Member's Handbook.
  4. An email confirming your enrolment will be sent to you.

Enrol in a CPA PEP Module or Exam

  1. Refer to the CPA PEP Schedule for enrolment periods, exam dates and deadlines.
  2. Log into the CPA PEP portal with your CPA Ontario ID and password.
  3. Students enrolling for the first time will be prompted to complete mandatory enrolment module Module Zero. A zero dollar amount will show for this item. Select “continue to checkout” to complete the enrolment. If you have already completed Module Zero, proceed to Step 3.
  4. Pay the applicable fees. For a list of fees, refer to the Member's Handbook.
  5. An email confirming your enrolment will be sent to you.

Enrol in the Common Final Exam

  1. Log in to the CFE portal using your CPA Ontario ID and password during the enrolment period. Refer to the CPA PEP schedule for enrolment dates.
  2. Select your elective depth role. If you intend to apply for a PAL ensure that you select the assurance role and show depth in assurance and financial reporting.
  3. Pay the applicable fees. For a list of fees, please refer to the Member's Handbook.
  4. An email confirming your enrolment will be sent to you.

Ready for Practical Experience?

You can earn practical experience during or after completing the CPA PEP.

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