AIA launched the AIA-CPA Conversion programme in 2009, to promote internationalisation for the Chinese accounting professionals. AIA supports internationalisation of the accounting profession globally and facilitates internationalisation in China with this programme.
The AIA Beijing Desk was also established in 2009, and is solely authorised to conduct the CPA Conversion Programme in China, with guidance from AIA.
This course is open to all fully qualified CICPA members, who have gained their membership by exam, who hold a relevant level of English (IELTS 6 or equivalent), and who have at least three years' work experience in the accounting field.
Two written, closed-book, three hour exams.
On completion of the conversion course, successful candidates are eligible to apply for membership of AIA. All applications for AIA Associate Membership through the conversion programme must be submitted via the AIA Beijing Desk.
People’s Republic of China