As an employer, you will have certain responsibilities to assist Candidates you employ to achieve their practical experience requirements for CPA certification. The following documents will provide you with valuable information about the CPA practical experience requirements and the role of employers.

CPA Practical Experience Requirements Overview for Employers

The above document outlines what is required of employers during a Candidate's practical experience term.

Candidate Requirements

Visit the Understand the Requirements page to learn more about what's required from Candidates.

Pre-Approved Program: Does It Work for My Company?

The above document outlines the two different practical experience routes — Pre-approved program and Experience Verification — from an employer’s perspective. It highlights considerations for offering Pre-approved programs.

How to become a Pre-Approved Program

If you are interested in becoming a Pre-approved program, please fill out the information gathering form and submit it to ppr@cpaalberta.ca. A member of the CPA Alberta Practical Experience team will contact you to initiate discussions.

List of Pre-Approved Programs

The above is a list of current Pre-Approved Program providers.

Get involved!

CPA Alberta would appreciate getting to know you better. Please visit the Events section for ways in which to connect with other employers and get involved with CPA Alberta initiatives.

Support your Candidates:

Employer FAQs
Share this page