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FIA Your Starting Point for a Career in Accounting

November 18, 2014
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As you start tracing career options after 10th, you will be faced with the most important decision of your life, as to which stream to choose. Takers of Science will start their preparations for IIT or PMT, while Commerce students are made to wait until graduation, and take a definite career action by choosing a course or simply continuing to become a post-graduate in their fields.

Before you step out in the big bad corporate world, let us tell you that there is an alarming rate of competition and an unpredictable job market. In order to show your ambitious side to the world, and achieve success in the shortest period of time, you ought to have a resume that speaks volumes of your competence. A resume that demonstrates your competency will enable you to have an edge over your counterparts. If you aspire to take up the Commerce stream and climb the corporate ladder soon, then here is good news for you, an international certification- Foundations in Accountancy (FIA).

Why FIA?

World is becoming a global market that has increased the demand of International certifications. Such certifications are popular for their portability and recognizability all around the world. Their reputation and standard are considered of high quality, which is why International Qualifications are gaining prominence in India. The latest certification that has become a benchmark in Accounting and Finance is FIA.

The Foundations in Accountancy (FIA) has a host of entry level awards that will enable students to attain certificates that will complement other important endeavors ahead in their lives.

Following are the certification offered by FIA:
  • Introductory Certificate in Financial and Management Accounting
  • Intermediate Certificate in Financial and Management Accounting
  • Diploma in Accounting and Business
  • Certified Accounting Technician (CAT) Qualification

These awards given by this accounting course provide students a flexibility factor as they can attain them at each level of the FIA program. Awards will help students to spruce up their resume to make it attractive for employers. The basic aim of this qualification is to kick-start your career and helps you choose the best career from a range of qualifications.

Who can do FIA?

Considered as the starting point for a career, FIA can be taken up by school- leavers, with minimum or no experience in accounting, or would like to see them become an ACCA member in their future then FIA is the very first step they should start their journey with. To know what ACCA course details, read


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