It is not necessary to have studied a business or legal discipline before undertaking the Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) qualification. For example, engineers, scientists and teachers have become highly successful tax advisers.
Exemptions from certain modules may be granted where applicants have successfully completed Level 8 or 9 examinations.
If you have chosen a relevant degree (legal or business-related discipline), you may be entitled to exemptions from some modules of the Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) qualification.
Check pages 11 – 16 of our Student Handbook to see if your qualification is listed.
If your qualification is not listed, you can apply for exemptions on a case-by-case basis. See what you will need to do on page 11 of our Student Handbook.
If you do not hold an honours degree or equivalent, you may be entitled to exemptions on a case-by-case basis, through the recognition of work-based learning.
Read more about this on page 10 of our Student Handbook to check how to apply for exemptions based on the recognition of significant work-based learning.
There are no exemptions available from the Diploma in Tax course.
There are no exemptions available from the Tax Technician course.