CPA Practical Experience Requirements
On the path to the designation, CPA candidates must complete a 30-month term of relevant practical experience known as the Practical Experience Requirements (PER).
Applying skills in the real world provides CPA
candidates numerous opportunities to use their education in a hands-on way, developing the professional competencies defined by the CPA certification program.
Your practical experience will:
- Build on the foundation of skills and knowledge gained in the CPA Professional Education Program in actual workplace settings.
- Facilitate the development of the profession’s values, ethics and attitudes as you develop your professional identity.
- Enhance your thinking and decision-making in different situations.
Not only will your practical experience be supervised, but it must be recorded at regular intervals and assessed by the CPA profession. In addition, you will have a CPA mentor that provides support and ensures you are reaching different milestones along
your journey to