training principals

As a Training Principal, your responsibilities include overseeing the CA Student Training Program and recommending CA students to membership of the profession. Explore this site to learn more about the characteristics, expectations and responsibilities of a Training Principal to help you shape the future of your business.

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counselling members

Your role as a Counselling Member is to mentor your CA students. You’re responsible for ensuring that they’re exposed to sufficient, high-quality and relevant practical experience so they can develop both as a CA and as a potential leader for your business. By meeting with them at least semi-annually, you’re able to ensure they’re working towards developing their Depth and Breadth competencies.

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line managers

The Line Manager is responsible for supervising the student on assignments and liaising with the Counselling Member to discuss the CA student’s performance, ensure assigned duties are consistent with the competency matrix and inform the Counselling Member if he/she is unable to provide applicable work experience.

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frequently asked questions

We know that as a CA Training Office, you’re committed to doing the best for your CA students and your business. To help you along the way, we’ve compiled some of our most frequently asked questions.

Q: How is the proposed CA Training Program assessed?


program overview

program overview

Whether you’re a Training Principal responsible for ensuring the continued quality of your program, a Counselling Member mentoring CA students or a Line Manager directly responsible for supervising your business’ future leaders, you play an incredibly important role. This site provides the tools and information you need to help you do the best you can for your CA students and your business.

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Chartered Professional Accountants/ Comptables professionnels agréés

Welcome to CPA Canada!

CPA Canada is the national organization established to support unification of the Canadian accounting profession under the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation. CPA Canada provides services to all CPA, CA, CMA and CGA accounting bodies that have unified or are committed to unification.

Our integrated CPA Canada website is currently in development and will launch in fall 2014. Until that time, all our existing resources, services and information are available through the CICA, CMA Canada and CGA-Canada legacy websites, or through newly developed microsites designed to provide specific CPA content.

Bienvenue à CPA Canada!

CPA Canada est l’organisation nationale établie pour soutenir l'unification de la profession comptable canadienne sous la bannière du titre de comptable professionnel agréé (CPA). CPA Canada fournit des services à toutes les organisations comptables de CPA, de CA, de CMA et de CGA qui se sont déjà unifiées ou qui sont engagées dans le processus d’unification.

Le nouveau site de CPA Canada est actuellement en développement et sera mis en ligne à l’automne 2014. Entre-temps, toutes nos ressources et tous nos services sont accessibles sur les sites d’origine de l’ICCA, de CMA Canada et de CGA-Canada, ou sur des microsites nouvellement créés afin de donner accès à du contenu spécifiquement CPA.