Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
“Do I need to buy and learning material?”
No, all of the learning materials required for undertaking and successfully completing the course are included within the online learning management system, which you will have access to for 12 months.
“How long does it take to complete the APA Manager course?”
The APA Manager course is an in-depth course which covers all non-management and management areas of Accounts Payable. This course requires approximately 50 - 60 learning hours.
“Can my employer pay for me to enrol?”
Yes. Over 90% of individuals enrolling on APA courses seek funding from their employer first. If your employer is willing to fund your enrolment cost, we can invoice your employer and enrol you on the course as soon as payment is received. Please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org to make this arrangement.
“How do I enrol?”
Enrolment is very easy – Simply navigate to the top or bottom of this page where you will find a button ‘Buy £xx’ . Click this button; follow the instructions for enrolment and payment. As soon as you have completed these simple steps, you will receive an email containing instructions on how to begin your chosen course.
“Can I display letters after my name?”
Yes, for those who are APA Induction certified, they can display APAI after their name. For APA Technician it’s APAT and for APA Manager it’s APAM.
“Do I get a certificate?”
Yes, upon completion of your chosen course, you will receive a certificate in the post from the Accounts Payable Association with your unique student number and APA stamp of approval.
“Is there an exam?”
There is a multiple choice exam at the end of the course which is also completed online. Our courses and exams have been designed to be very user friendly.
“Can I enrol on this course without completing any of the other APA courses?”
Yes, you can choose which course you feel suits you most – although our advice is not to stretch yourself too far as you may struggle. A general rule of thumb is if you have less than 6 months AP experience, start from the beginning with the APA Induction course.