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Certified Accounting Technician (CAT)

Offered by: UOW Malaysia KDU College
Exam BodyACCA, UK
Course Duration1 Yr
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees9650 + £555/Course
CampusDamansara Jaya
FacultyProfessional Accountancy Centre
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryUnited Kingdom
Level of StudySemi Professional Accounting Qualification
Field of StudyAccounting & Finance
Course Description

The Certified Accounting Technician Certificate (CAT) is perfect for anyone who is seeking a solid foundation in financial and management accounting. The certificate which offers maximum flexibility and employability provides all the technical skills and knowledge needed to contribute to business performance in an ever-changing business landscape.

Obtaining CAT ensures that students are technically competent in all aspects of accounts support upon completion of this rigorous and flexible programme. This certificate also allows them to fast-track towards being a qualified accountant. CAT covers the key areas of financial accounting, management accounting, taxation and finance.


Introductory Certificate in Financial and Management Accounting

  • FA 1: Recording Financial Transactions
  • MA1 : Management Information

Intermediate Certificate in Financial and Management Accounting

  • FA2: Maintaining Financial Records
  • MA2: Managing Costs and Finance

Diploma in Accounting and Business

  • FAB: Accountant in Business
  • FMA: Management Accounting
  • FFA: Financial Accounting

Specialist Papers (Choose 2 only)

  • FTX: Foundations in Taxation
  • FFM: Foundations in Financial Management
  • FAU: Foundations in Audit
Entry Requirements
  • SPM / O Levels : Min 5 credits (5Cs) inclusive of English and Mathematics
  • UEC : Min. 3 Credits (3Bs) inclusive of English and Mathematics
  • Any other qualifications deemed equivalent by the Ministry of Education, Malaysia (or as stated in the Document Senarai Nilai Taraf Kelayakan Akademik, Malaysian Qualifications Agency) - Pass (Subject to review and approval of certified transcripts)


  • Local Student : Credit (SPM / 1119 / UEC / GCE O Level examination) / Min. score of Band 4 in MUET

Malaysian students who do not possess the English requirement stated above, will have to attempt and pass a compulsory LCCI Certificate in English for Business concurrently in the first semester of CAT or ACCA programmes.

Intake Months

January, March, July

Career Prospects

Account Assistant, Budget Personnel, Costing Administrator, Compliance Officer

Public Practice:
Audit Assistant, Tax Assistant, Trainee

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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