CA Program Merits and Awards

Recognising outstanding performance

In the CA Program, we pride ourselves on our reputation for rigour in developing technical and professional capabilities, ensuring high calibre candidates who can meet the needs of our changing industry. The CA Program Merits and Awards have been specifically created to recognise and celebrate outstanding candidate performance within the CA Program. 

Merit certificates and plaques are awarded for all core subjects excluding Ethics and Business, this includes: 

  • Risk and Technology
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting
  • Tax (AU)
  • Tax (NZ)
  • Business Performance
  • Audit and Risk
  • Integrated Chartered Accounting Practice

Certificate of Merit

A Certificate of Merit is awarded to those candidates who successfully complete the subject and are placed in the top 5 per cent of candidates.  

Top of Subject Award 

The Top of Subject Award includes a plaque and cash incentive to the candidate who receives the overall top mark in the subject. 

To find out more about the grading allocations within the CA Program, refer to the Candidate Assessment and Grading Policy and Procedure. 

Please note: CA Program special awards (Certificate of Merit award and Top of Subject awards) are awarded to our candidates  who sit or submit a Final Assessment at our published timetable date.

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