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Course structure and workload

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Course structure

CTA2 Advanced is completed during one study period, which typically runs for 20 weeks and requires you to complete 126 hours of study. In addition, you will be expected to devote appropriate time to exam preparation and research assignment.

CTA2 Advanced is delivered through both face-to-face lectures and distance study (utilising web/teleconferencing tutorials). Alternatively, experienced candidates can apply to complete the course through assessment only.

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Modes of delivery

Face-to-face study

Face-to-face study candidates can attend lectures, which are typically held fortnightly in most capital cities, and are 3 hours in length.

Visit the candidate portal to find out more about face-to-face study.

Distance study

Distance study candidates receive support from comprehensive electronic, online and printed resources, as well as web/teleconference tutorials for some courses.

Visit the candidate portal to find out more about distance study.

Assessment only

Candidates are allowed to accelerate their studies by progressing directly to the assessment for the course if they have the prior study, qualifications and experience.

Visit the candidate portal to find out more about assessment only.

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Course workload

Face-to-face study

  • 3 hour Code of Professional Conduct online module
  • 3 hours x 8 face-to-face lectures
  • 1 hours x 4 web/teleconference tutorials
  • 10 x 45-minute online multiple choice assessment (Checkpoint tests)
  • 3.5-hours exam and 8 hours preparation
  • 10-15 hours for assignment
  • Recommend 5-7 hours x 10 modules preparation and private study
  • Total approximately 126 hours

Distance study

  • 3 hour Code of Professional Conduct online module
  • 2 hours x 4 web/teleconference tutorials (optional)
  • 1 hours x 4 web/teleconference tutorials
  • 10 x 45-minute online multiple choice assessment (Checkpoint tests)
  • 3.5-hours exam and 8 hours preparation
  • 10-15 hours for assignment
  • Recommend 7-9 hours x 10 modules preparation and private study
  • Total approximately 126 hours

All candidates will also be expected to devote appropriate time to exam preparation and workplace applications.

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Assessment

CTA2 Advanced is assessed through:

  • an exam, with a weighting of 50%
  • an assignment, with a weighting of 40%
  • online tests, attendance and participation, with a weighting of 10%.

All assessment tasks must be passed in order to complete the course.

Visit the candidate portal for more information about assessments.

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Contact us

To contact our Education Division, submit a course enquiry, call
+61 2 8223 0038 or email taxeducation@taxinstitute.com.au to discuss your personal education requirements.

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