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The Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance

The Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance

If you're currently enrolled in the program this section is for you. You'll find everything you need — let's get started!

Course Enrolment

Post-secondary institutions (PSIs) across Canada offer the entry, technical and applied courses required to complete the program.

Please visit Post-Secondary Partners for information and resources.

ACAF National Examination

The ACAF National Examination is a new program requirement that will be administered through the CPA provincial/regional bodies, including CPA Ontario. The Examination evaluates enrollees’ understanding of the information taught in the Business Applications applied course.

If you intend to complete the program by December 2017: Current enrollees who complete the Business Applications course with CPA Ontario prior to December 2017 will be exempt from the examination requirement. Those who do not complete the BA course will be required to complete the National Examination in order to obtain the Advanced Certificate.

The National Examination will be offered three times in 2018: January 26, May 25 and September 7.

Everything You Need to Continue on Your Path

Resources and Benefits

The CPA profession offers resources and benefits to Advanced Certificate holders.

Request Your Certificate

Once you've completed the program requirements, simply email acafcourses@cpaontario.ca to notify us. CPA Ontario will review your program record and, if you meet all requirements, will send you a completion letter with details on how to access your certificate.