professional qualification

CIPFA's Professional Qualification is the most robust and relevant accountancy qualification for the public services. View our resources for current and prospective Professional Qualification students.

Become a student

The CIPFA Professional Qualification is our route to chartered status with a range of entry routes for AAT qualifieds, CCAB or CIMA accountants, IIA members and senior professionals.

Current students

We have comprehensive resources for current Professional Qualification students. Purchase learning materials, find out key dates, download past papers and more.




Support available from CIPFA to help you develop a highly motivated and skilled finance workforce.

PQ entry routes

Entry routes to suit graduates, AATs, fully qualified accountants and senior professionals.


Find out how to register today to become a CIPFA professional qualification student.