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Welcome to IAT

The Institute of Accounting Technicians is chartered federally under letters patent granted by the federal government of Canada and is a not-for-profit professional body for accounting technicians. The Institute has a growing global presence with members in over 25 countries.

Our members are employed in all sectors of the economy and make a significant contribution to the efficiency of any business. FIND OUT MORE


Choose your Membership Grade

The Institute offers three grades of membership.

  • Full Membership - CIAT
  • Associate Membership
  • Fellowship

Choose the grade of membership that is right for you.



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About the IAT Programs

Certificate courses are an increasingly popular choice for accounting professionals looking to improve their career prospects by building on their existing skills and knowledge. IAT offer two certificate courses:

CIAT – Certified Accounting Technician
CFA – Certified Financial Accountant



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