The operational level is made up of three subjects. Students who have completed the Operational level are awarded the CIMA Diploma in Management Accounting and will receive the letters CIMA Dip MA.
There are three papers within the operational level which has been designed to develop knowledge and skills in a progressive manner. To progress from the operational level, students are required to complete three Objective Tests (OTs) and one Integrated Case Study (ICS).
Upon completion, students will receive the CIMA Diploma in Management Accounting. Students can then progress to management level.