Graduate Certificate of Chartered Accounting Foundations

The Graduate Certificate of Chartered Accounting Foundations (GCCAF) has been developed to meet the requirements of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA). The course is designed for individuals who hold a non-accounting bachelor degree and who wish to pursue a career in chartered accounting. The course is a pathway to the ICAA's Chartered Accountants Program.

Course details

This course comprises of four (4) credit points of study (eight (8) core units at .5 credit points each). Duration of the course is one year, part time, Cloud (online), previously known as off-campus.

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Please check the Handbook for more information about fees and charges, course structure and unit descriptions.

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You should have your current qualifications assessed by the Institute of Chartered Accountants before enrolment so you know exactly which GCCAF units you need to complete. Download the qualifications assessment application form from the Institute of Chartered Accountants website.

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Questions about the qualification assessment or the Chartered Accountants Program should be directed to:

The Institute of Chartered Accountants' National Customer Service Centre
Ph: 1300 137 322 within Australia
+61 2 9290 5660 if overseas
Fax: +61 2 9262 4841


To apply for the Graduate Certificate of Chartered Accounting Foundations (course code M537) you must complete an online application through the Deakin applicant portal.

Refer to application closing dates as dates for particular courses may vary.


Questions about the Graduate Certificate of Chartered Accounting Foundations should be directed to:

Lyn Parker
Postgraduate Student Administration
Faculty of Business and Law
Deakin University
Pigdons Road
Geelong Victoria 3217
Tel 1800 624 316
Tel +61 3 5227 2107

Information for Current students

Academic Transcripts

An Academic Transcript is a certified copy of your Deakin University results. Your academic transcript will list all the subjects you have studied or are enrolled in at Deakin University along with any results. It will also list details of any credit for prior learning granted.

A statement of completion, conferral (graduation) and any prizes received will be added to your Academic Transcript once you have completed or graduated from your course.

More information about Academic Transcripts.
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  • Melbourne - 03 9244 6333
  • Geelong - 03 5227 2333
  • Warrnambool - 03 5563 3333
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