Meet Nafetalai Feki – Associate Member of CPA Australia – BBus student
Nafetalai Feki is currently enrolled in Bachelor of Business Programme at Auckland Institute of Studies (AIS), New Zealand. The BBus (Accounting) is accredited by CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ).
Nafetalai has just received an official letter from CPA Australia to welcome him as an Associate Member. From now on, Nafetalai may now use the letters ASA after his name and enjoy the many benefits of being a member.
We had the opportunity to speak with Nafetalai about this prestigious CPA membership.
What is the procedure for applying for this membership?
Basically, to become an Associate Member you need to complete 13 Accounting courses required by CPA Australia. Once all 13 courses have been completed, you are eligible to apply for membership. As a member of CPA Australia, I can now enjoy the benefits, including complimentary resources to provide me with the knowledge I need to perform at the top of my profession. In addition, I have access to our member benefits program that provides me with special offers on products and services for my professional and personal life.
Is it a hard procedure to become an Associate Member of CPA Australia?
For me personally, it is a very challenging procedure. But it is completely achievable if you are prepared to put in the effort. Don’t give up, trust the process and finish it.
What is your plan for the future? Would you like to become an accountant?
Yes, definitely, it is a dream to become an accountant. But let’s get the job done and then we’ll see what tomorrow holds and God’s plan for me.
What are the activities or training that you have conducted with CPA Australia?
CPA Australia provides activities such as networking events with employers and providing free professional sessions. The events allow us to talk to potential employers, help us with our CVs and also learn how to stand out from the crowd and meet the world challenge.
What is the link between the AIS Business Programme and CPA programme?
AIS is the only private institution in New Zealand to get accreditation from CPA Australia through its Business Programme. This means that with careful selection of your electives, you can satisfy the academic requirements for admission to CAANZ and CPA Australia membership, putting yourself on the front foot for a career in accounting.
Thanks Nafetalai Feki for a great interview!
The Bachelor of Business (BBus) programme contains business courses at Stages 1, 2 and 3, and gives students the opportunity to develop areas of in-depth strength by choosing electives and by completing a specialisation. The degree can be awarded with or without one of the following specialisations:
It is possible to achieve a double specialisation if the requirements of both specialisations are met.
The BBus (Accounting) is accredited by CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ). With careful selection of your electives you can satisfy the academic requirements for admission to CAANZ and CPA Australia membership, a big step toward becoming a Chartered Accountant.
Start Dates in 2018