The application process that follows is applicable to all organizations and CA firms seeking approval to train students outside of the external audit career path. If you would like to apply to train CA students in external audit-based career path please contact your local provincial institute.
|The first step in the process is to contact, via e-mail or telephone, the CA Training Office Liaison person in your area. Your dedicated CA Training Office Liaison will provide you with an overview of the program, answer any of your questions and assist you with the remainder of the process. The objective is to ensure the process is as painless and efficient as possible.|
|Typically a meeting between your organization and the CA Training Office Liaison will take place within 30 days of your initial contact. The purpose of this meeting is to assist you in planning a CA Training Program that meets your needs and develops the necessary competencies for an entry-level CA.|
|Based on the above, your CA Training Office Liaison will work with you to document your CA Training Program. This application will then be submitted to the appropriate provincial Institute/Ordre to obtain approval on your behalf. This approval can take up to 60 days depending on when the appropriate approval meetings are scheduled.|
|You will then receive formal approval as a CA Training Office. Once approved, a letter of commitment between your organization and the CA profession will be signed setting out, in broad terms, the commitment of both organizations to the training of CA students.|
Links for CA firms to train CA Students in the external audit path
- » Value of becoming a CA Training Office
- » To help with succession planning for small CA firms
- » Organizations of any size can train CAs
- » The perfect CA for your business is the one who knows your business
- » Firms can take advantage of the decreasing supply of and increasing demand for CA students
- » You're able to attract and retain top talent
- » The value of a CA
- » Application process
When considering becoming a CA Training Office, you are likely to have many questions. To help you make the right decision for your business, we have put together some of our most frequently asked questions.
Q: What are the main responsibilities and commitments of a CA Training Office?