Exemption Route to IAB Membership
Even though you have studied elsewhere, you can join as a professional member to make the most of all the benefits on offer.
To clarify which grade of membership you may be eligible for please review the qualifcations listed below. This list is not exhaustive and should you hold an alternative qualification please contact the Membership Department for further guidance firstname.lastname@example.org or 01732 897750. Please note if you have successfully completed an overseas qualification then we do offer exemptions for a selected range of qualifications. We also recognise qualifications taken with ICB South Africa so please contact the Membership Department for further information.
Associate Membership (AIAB)
AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting (Foundation)
OCR Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping & Accounting (05529)
OCR Level 2 Award in Bookkeeping & Accounting Skills (Computerised – 05528)
OCR Level 2 Award in Bookkeeping & Accounting Skills (Manual – 05527)
AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting (Advanced)
ACCA Fundamentals Level F1 to F6
City & Guilds Level 3 Accounting & Bookkeeping (8991-03)
City & Guilds Level 3 Accounting (7437-03)
Open University Introduction to Accounting (B190)
Open University Fundamentals of Accounting (B124)
Open University Financial Accounting (B291)
Open University Management Accounting (B292)
Fellow Membership (FIAB)
AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting (Advanced) *
AAT Level 4 Diploma in Accounting (Professional) *
ACCA Fundamentals Level F1 to F9 *
CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting *
IFA Level 4 Award for SME Tax Advisors *
*providing the necessary computerised experience is met.
If you have received training via the armed forces, you may also be able to enter into membership via exemption. Please contact the Membership Department for more information.