another outstanding year for CIPFA education and training centre

07-02-2011

Students from the CIPFA Education and Training Centre (CETC) have, triumphed once again in the December 2010 CIPFA Professional Qualification examinations.

Overall pass rates achieved by CETC student groups were significantly higher than those of non-CETC students in every single CIPFA module, with an overall pass rate of 82% compared with an overall average pass rate of 59% for non-CETC students .

Particularly impressive were the CETC results for Accounting for Decision Making where 89% passed, compared with 50% for the non-CETC average, Public Finance 83% v 56%, Finance and Management Case Study:81% v 47%, Governance and Public Policy: 68% v 43%, Financial Accounting 90% v 66% and Leadership and Management 81% v 58%.

Giles Orr, the Head of CETC welcomed the results:

Giles said:

‘I am very happy to congratulate CETC students for achieving such an impressive set of results. I’m proud that once again CETC is literally top of the class.’

Ends

Contact: Guy Roberts/ Lindsay Machin / Chloe Forbes
CIPFA Press Office
t 020 7543 5712/5645/5787
e guy.roberts@cipfa.org.uk / lindsay.machin@cipfa.org.uk / chloe.forbes@cipfa.org.uk

Notes to Editors:

The full results were as follows:

Subject

Total No of Students

No of Students who passed

CIPFA AveragePass Rate

No of CETC students who sat

No of CETC Students who passed

CETC pass rate

Total No. non-CETC Students

No. of non-CETC students who passed

Non CETC students National pass rate

FA

137

113

82%

 

93

84

90%

 

44

29

66%

MA

121

88

73%

 

90

71

79%

 

31

17

55%

FR

226

160

71%

 

64

51

80%

 

162

109

67%

FMST

242

159

66%

 

64

48

75%

 

178

111

62%

Cert Overall

726

520

72%

 

311

254

82%

 

415

266

64%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AA

168

142

85%

 

80

76

95%

 

88

66

75%

ADM

158

110

70%

 

80

71

89%

 

78

39

50%

FPR

304

192

63%

 

98

74

76%

 

206

118

57%

GPP

266

148

56%

 

139

94

68%

 

127

54

43%

LM

196

135

69%

 

93

75

81%

 

103

60

58%

PF

208

155

75%

 

144

119

83%

 

64

36

56%

Tax

216

164

76%

 

138

114

83%

 

78

50

64%

Dip Overall

1516

1046

69%

 

772

623

81%

 

744

423

57%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FMCS

214

137

64%

 

109

88

81%

 

105

49

47%

SBM

162

127

78%

 

85

76

89%

 

77

51

66%

FTPC Overall

376

264

70%

 

194

164

85%

 

182

100

55%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Overall

2618

1830

70%

 

1277

1041

82%

 

1341

789

59%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

% Share of sitters for CETC

49%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ADM – Accounting for Decision Making
FA – Financial Accounting
FMST – Financial Management, Systems and Techniques
FR – Financial Reporting
FMCS – Finance and Management and Case Study
FPR – Financial and Performance Reporting
AA – Audit and Assurance
GPP – Governance and Public Policy
LM – Leadership and Management
SBM – Strategic Business Management
MA - Management Accounting
PF  - Public Finance

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