Find the route that works for you
The Institute recognises there are many ways of acquiring knowledge and proving competence which may be proven in different ways. As a consequence IFA provides three flexible routes to membership:
For a breakdown of these options, click on the links below
IFA provides three qualifications. Dependent upon prior education or experience and where in their career they are individuals may follow one of the following:
The Institute is also looking at pathways to fellowship through qualification. We will keep you updated as we progress our development of the services available to members.
Progression routes are available from the Diploma onto the Professional qualification, and then through evidence of professional competence and experience.
Check the Learning section to find out about IFA Qualifications.
If applying for professional membership based on your existing accounting and finance qualifications please click here and complete the online enquiry form.
Upon receipt, the Membership department can then assess your paperwork and confirm your eligibility into membership.
Recognising workplace competence and experience, applicants can apply for this route if they have a minimum of five years experience to date in a finance or accounting role and are based in the UK.