Candidates

Review the following pages to better understand the Practical Experience component of earning a CPA designation.

1. Understand the Requirements

Learn about the practical experience requirements including policies, competencies, penalties for non-compliance, and the two possible routes to earn practical experience.

2. Practical Experience Reporting Tool (PERT)

Candidates are required to capture all practical experience in the online Practical Experience Reporting Tool (PERT). Learn how to create a PERT profile, how PER Effective Date is calculated, and the ins and outs of using PERT.

3. Report your Experience

Learn about the experience reporting differences between Pre-Approved Program and Experience Verification routes.

4. Experience Assessment

Learn about when and how to submit practical experience for Experience Assessments.
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