ACCA Applied Skills Package


ACCA Applied Skills Package - 1 YEAR
You have the ambition to become an accountant or auditor and would like to complete a study that meets the high standards of the ACCA. The ACCA Applied Skills Package covers 6 ACCA papers, focusing on the skills accountants and auditors need to acquire. You will study corporate and business law, performance management, audit & assurance and other topics that will further your knowledge and improve your job perspectives.

5-7 hours of preparation per meeting
12 months

Who are we looking for?

This course has been developed for (future) accountants and
auditors working in an international setting. You would like to
develop your accounting skills in the areas of areas of performance management, taxation and audit and assurance, among others.
performance management, taxation and audit and assurance by
completing highly recommended ACCA papers.


You will complete the F4 to F9 papers containing fundamental
skills for any accountant or auditor.

The course will be provided by tutors with extensive experience
in the field. You attend the lessons and do the assignments.
Each training session will be recorded and can
be watched online within our virtual learning environment.
This enables you to revisit subjects and optimally prepare
for your exam.

Alternatively, you can subscribe to individual papers. Visit the
website for a complete overview of ACCA papers on offer.

Prior education

A university-entrance level is required to register for the ACCA professional qualification.

Study load

Studying the theory and doing the assignments amounts to a study load of approximately 5-7 hours per meeting.


Each paper will be concluded with a computer-based exam. The exams will be conducted by the external examination authority ACCA. See for more information regarding the planning and booking of your exams. Costs have to be paid directly to the examining body.

Course details

On average, it takes 6 months to complete the ACCA Applied Skills Package. The package consists of 3 papers, each covered in 5 training days. A paper is divided into 2 phases with a gap of 1 or 2 months between each phase, allowing you to process phase 1 and prepare for phase 2:

Phase 1: A block of 3 consecutive days to cover the ACCA syllabus for this paper
Phase 2: A block of 2 consecutive days. Phase 2 consists of a summary of phase 1, the remaining syllabus and mock exams to prepare you for your exam

Training days start at 10.00 a.m.and end at 4.00 p.m. Each day consists of 2 meetings and a lunch.


Course fee: € 4.590,-
Study materials: € 590,-
Reproduction rights: € 15,-



Learning Objectives

ACCA F4 Corporate & Business Law (GLO) (10 meetings)

  • Essential elements of different legal systems
  • The roles of international organisations in the promotion and regulation of international trade
  • The role of of international arbitration as an alternative to court adjudication
  • United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods
  • Funding for international business transactions
  • Different types of international business forms
  • Alternative forms and constitutions of business organisations
  • Types of capital and the financing of companies
  • Describing and explaining the management, administrating and regulation of companies
  • The legal implications relating to insolvency law
  • Understanding of corporate fraudulent and criminal behaviour

ACCA F5 Performance Management (10 meetings)

  • Cost accounting techniques
  • Decision-making techniques
  • Efficient and effective use of scarce business resources
  • Risks and controlling those risks
  • Budgeting techniques
  • Planning and control
  • Standard costing systems to measure and control business performance and to identify remedial action
  • Identify and discuss performance management information and measurement systems and assess the performance of an organisation from both a financial and nonfinancial viewpoint, appreciating the problems of controlling divisionalised businesses and the importance of allowing for external aspects

ACCA F6 Taxation (UK) (10 meetings)

  • Scope of the tax system and the obligations of the tax payer and/or their agents
  • Implications of non-compliance with the tax system
  • Explain and compute income tax liabilities of individuals
  • National insurance contributions (NIC)
  • Computing the chargeable gains arising on individuals
  • Inheritance tax
  • Corporation tax liabilities of individual companies and groups of companies
  • The effects of value added tax on incorporated and unincorporated businesses

ACCA F7 Financial Reporting (International) (10 meetings)

  • Conceptual and regulatory frameworks for financial reporting
  • Accounting for transactions in accordance with International accounting standards
  • Preparing financial statements for single entities in accordance with International accounting standards
  • Preparing financial statements for business combinations in accordance with International accounting standards
  • Analysing and interpreting financial statements

ACCA F8 Audit & Assurance (International) (10 meetings)

  • The concept of audit and assurance
  • Corporate governance, ethics, proffesional conduct
  • Internal and external audit
  • The entity and its environment
  • Laws and regulations: irregularities and fraud
  • Internal controls, techniques and audit tests
  • Tasks of an auditor
  • International Standards on Auditing (ISAs)
  • Subsequent events, going concern and different types of auditor’s report

ACCA F9 Financial Management (10 meetings)

  • The role and purpose of the financial management function
  • The impact of the economic environment on financial management
  • Working capital management techniques
  • Effective investment appraisal
  • Identifying and evaluating alternative sources of business finance
  • Principles of business and asset valuations
  • Risk management techniques in business

Profit from a unique feature of our training
Your training will be recorded and can be watched online within our virtual learning environment. This enables you to look back at subjects and optimally prepare for your exam.




Interested in taking this course?

Or would you like to receive more information? Reach out to one of our study advisers.

+31 - 35 - 528 0814

Monday - Thursday: 8.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.
Friday: 8.00 a.m. tot 5.00 p.m.