Diploma Qualification Accounting Technician This is the most sought after qualification that prepares staff that provides vital support to the work of middle management accounting officers. It is also a stepping stone to the Chartered Accountant (CA) qualification. A holder of this qualification is eligible to register with Malawi Accountants Board (MAB) as a Diplomate member after completing the required practical training. It has 12 papers assessed through three hour written examinations. Has a flexible method of study. Candidates are allowed a maximum of 10 years to complete the programme. Entry requirements The following are the minimum entry requirements; The Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE) or equivalent with credit passes in English and Mathematics. Certificate in Financial Accounting (CIFA).