June 2021 CPA Preparatory Course Assessments

Jun 1, 2021
Additional details about the CPA preparatory course assessments scheduled between June 15 and June 25, 2021 are now available. As previously communicated, these assessments will be delivered remotely through Brightspace (D2L) and will not be held in-person at examination centres.

Exam Format

The exams are two hours long and will comprise short- and long-answer questions. All responses will be marked for process, so it is important to document your work.
  • Short answer questions:
    • General calculation or application type
    • May include theory
  • Long answer questions:
    • Address major concepts
For more information about the exam format, please see the recently updated FAQs posted on CPA Canada’s website.

Computer Requirements
Ensure you have:
  • Reliable internet connection
  • Word processor (i.e. “.docx” format) and spreadsheet (i.e. “.xlsx” format) applications installed on your computer
  • The prescribed hardware, operating system, software, and other computer requirements specified in the Learning management system and computer requirements section of the CPA Canada Preparatory Courses Student Guide.
Students registered for an exam taking place in June 2021 should carefully review the email sent on May 27, 2021, for important information on their upcoming exam.