These programs have already been reviewed and approved by the profession, thus the reporting process is streamlined.
- The required technical sub-competency areas are already populated into the Candidate's experience report in PERT. Candidates are responsible for self-assessing their proficiency against these areas, as well as answering the enabling competency questions.
- Each program is the responsibility of the designated Pre-approved program leader.
- Before experience reports are assessed by the profession, they must be certified by the Pre-approved program leader.
Visit the Experience Assessment page for more details on the frequency of reporting in PERT and how to submit reports.
Practical Experience Requirements Overview videos
What is considered leave?
All Candidates are allowed to claim up to 20 weeks of leave within their 30 months of practical experience. Leave represents any time away from work for any reason, including vacation, sickness, professional development, and study days.
This form is only to be completed by Candidates who are reporting CPA practical experience through the online Practical Experience Reporting Tool (PERT), are employed with a registered public accounting firm and need to report chargeable hours.
The above document provides a quick reference guide on prior experience and what you need to know as a Candidate.
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