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Our approved centres

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The following centres have been approved to deliver KPA professional qualifications and assessments. Each has completed our thorough centre approval process and is fully equipped to deliver qualifications in line with Ofqual and KPA requirements. We continue to monitor and regulate our centres to ensure they maintain high standards of delivery.

Find your nearest centre below.

Training and Test centre

The Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (CIPP)

The Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (CIPP) is the UK’s leading provider of education for Payroll, with a Pensions Faculty also delivering qualifications and membership services to those responsible for public sector pensions.

The CIPP is the only chartered membership body for payroll professionals in the UK with currently in excess of 5,000 members. It is working hard to increase recognition of the importance of payroll in business, and achieved chartered status for the profession in 2010.


The CIPP is approved to deliver the following KPA qualifications:

KPA Level 3 in Pensions Administration

The Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals
Goldfinger House
245 Cranmore Boulevard
B90 4ZL

Telephone: 0121 712 1000

Facilities include:
Wi-fi • Parking • Cycling • Café • Breakout areas

Training and Test centre

Kaplan Financial

With a history spanning nearly 60 years, Kaplan Financial has worked with over three million individuals and businesses across the globe, shaping the development and careers of thousands of accountancy professionals and becoming a worldwide leader in education.

Kaplan has city-centre locations across the UK, all with convenient access to public transport. Selected centres are open seven days per week, and all offer candidates the opportunity to sit their exams remotely.


Kaplan Financial deliver the following KPA qualifications:

KPA Level 4 Award in Cybersecurity for Business

KPA Level 4 Award in New Technologies for Business

KPA Level 6 Diploma in Professional Accountancy

Contact details and more information about all Kaplan Financial centres can be found on Kaplan’s website.

Find your nearest Kaplan Financial centre

Training and Test centre

Dublin Business School

Dublin Business School (DBS) is the largest, independent, third-level college in Ireland, offering a broad range of qualifications for individuals at various stages of their educational and employment journey. With a strong track record in Professional Accountancy, DBS is a platinum partner of ACCA and the sole official worldwide publisher for CIMA.

Situated in the heart of Dublin City, a short two minute walk from St. Stephen’s Green, DBS benefits from accessible links to main-route bus and rail services. The centre is approved to deliver the following KPA qualification:


Dublin Business School is approved to deliver the following KPA qualifications:

KPA Level 4 Diploma in Accounting and FInance

Dublin Business School
13–14 Aungier Street
Dublin 2
D02 WC04

Telephone: + 353 1 417 7500

Facilities include:
Wi-fi • Parking • Cycling • Café • Breakout areas

Are you interested in becoming a KPA approved centre?

The three simple steps to gain approval are shown below. Our dedicated team is here to guide you through the process. Get in touch and you’ll be one step closer to offering your candidates better choices. We look forward to hearing from you.

  • 1 Contact us to request an application form A member of our team will get in touch to discuss your requirements, inform you of next steps and send out a centre approval application form for you to complete.
  • 2 Complete and return your application Once your application is completed and returned, we’ll be in touch to request any additional information we might need and to arrange a centre visit.
  • 3 We review your application and visit your centre We will visit your centre to see first-hand how you can effectively deliver KPA qualifications to your candidates. Once all our requirements are met, we’ll ask you to sign some additional documents and a centre agreement, and welcome you to the team.