Achieve both the ACA and the CTA in three to four years with the ICAEW and the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) Joint Programme. Ideal for students who want to specialise in one of three areas of tax.
Our CTA course dates and prices will help you to plan ahead and organise your schedule.
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Under the Joint Programme, you study 14 out of the 15 ACA modules and choose one specialist CTA Advanced Technical paper to gain the ACA qualification. Take one further CTA paper together with the Ethics Computer Based Exam to gain the CTA qualification.
How the Joint Programme works
Specialise in tax from the start of your studies and gain two highly valued qualifications. Duplication of content is reduced so you are not examined on the same subjects twice.
Benefits of the Joint Programme
Important Notice: Coronavirus
Now that the Government has lifted the work from home guidance, all ATT and CTA face-to-face courses will recommence on 1st February 2022. Online Tuition Live options are still available to book for all courses.
All 2022 ADIT courses will be run as Online Tuition Live.
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Tolley are the only tuition provider to offer material and courses for all CTA Advanced Technical papers, Application and Professional Skills papers, and ADIT Paper 2.09, all of which can be taken as part of the ACA/CTA Joint Programme.
Students and employers usually decide to enter the Joint Programme at the start of their studies. However, ACA students can join the Joint Programme provided they have not yet sat the Business Planning: Taxation module.
- You must register first as an ACA student before you can apply for the Joint Programme
- When you have received your ACA student number, you can register with the CIOT
One of the reasons for our students’ excellent exam results is the wide range of study options that we offer, including a Guaranteed Pass Scheme, Online Tuition Live and Distance Learning options.
Online Support Sessions
Our Online Support Sessions are bite-size recordings from our expert tutors, providing you with overviews on key topics within the syllabus and question debriefs. These are ideal if you need to recap on some areas, or understand in more detail some of the trickier topics found within your paper.
Our CTA May 2021 pass rates
We are confident our pass rates will continue to significantly surpass the national average and our wide range of study options help to achieve this.
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* Pass rates for those enrolled on the Guaranteed Pass Scheme
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