ACCA - The global body for professional accountants

Experience is one of the three main components of the ACCA qualification. The other two components are exams and ethics. ACCA members must demonstrate their competence in ten broad competency areas, appropriate for the Complete Finance Professional. To demonstrate their competence, students must complete nine performance objectives which must be verified by an IFAC qualified practical experience supervisor. All five Essentials performance objectives must all be completed plus a further four Technical performance objectives from a choice of 15.

The demonstration of the achievement of these objectives are recorded using an online tool called MyExperience.


Essentials

The Essentials performance objectives must be completed and verified by an IFAC qualified practical experience supervisor to complete the ACCA Qualification. There are five Essentials performance objectives which are highlighted below. These should be achievable across the different functions of finance and the different sectors. All performance objectives are recorded using the online tool called MyExperience:

Technical

There are 15 Technical performance objectives available and four of these must be completed and verified an IFAC qualified practical experience supervisor to complete the ACCA Qualification. The Technical performance objectives are more specialised to specific roles within the finance function or particular sectors. All performance objectives are recorded using the online tool called MyExperience. Explore each one to see which is most relevant: