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Find out all about the Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) qualification here

Deciding on the right qualification to fuel your success personally and professionally is crucial.  If you are serious about your career, then there is only one option - the Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) qualification. 

Click here to download the Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) Handbook.

Winter Course 2017/18 

The next Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) course starts in October 2017.  Registration will open later in the Summer. 

To find out more about this course, contact Eimear on 01 663 1748 or   

Comprehensive Curriculum

This qualification covers everything you need to know to work in tax. Broad tax technical knowledge, coupled with a deep understanding of tax legislation, is the bedrock of the qualification. But there's more – you will also develop and hone the full range of professional skills you will need throughout your tax career.

Tax changes constantly. Our programme is continuously updated to focus on the most relevant and topical tax issues.  Tax is real – and what you will learn is practical, preparing you for the commercial world.

All the details on the qualification are here. 

Flexible study options

This course is designed for those who are working full time. It's flexible - study at a time and place that suit you. There are Winter and Summer courses and multiple exam sittings each year.  The course is offered in Dublin, Athlone and Cork (Winter Course only) as well as online. Delivered via blended learning, this qualification has been designed to prepare you for the real world.

Entry requirements

Typically, you will have an Honours (Level 8) degree (if you don't have an Honours degree, you may be considered on a case-by-case basis). 


Exemptions are available depending on your qualification. Check the full list of exemptions in pages 27 - 31 of the Student Handbook

If you hold a Level 8 or Level 9 qualification that is not listed on this list, we can still review your exemption application on a case-by-case basis. If you do not hold a Level 8 qualification, we can also review your application based on the recognition of work-based learning. See page 25 of our Student Handbook for more details. 

Professional Experience

Remember, there's no training contract required to qualify as a Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA). 

Key Dates

Course Fees

Part 1  
All 4 Modules €1,615
Cost per Module €500
Part 2  
All 4 Modules €1,715
Cost per Module €550
Part 3  
All 4 Modules €2,200
Cost per Module €755
Student Subscription €235
Delivery of course materials* €16
*Outside Republic of Ireland, costs may vary, contact us for cost details.  


Direct debit option

If you wish to pay by our flexible direct debit option, download the mandate form.

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