CPA review videos

It’s like having your own personal CPA coach!

Task-based simulations can be one of the most overwhelming parts of the CPA Exam. They account for 50% of the exam, so mastering them is critically important to passing the CPA Exam. We’re here to help! With the Becker SkillMaster videos, our expert instructors show you how to work the task-based simulations while offering problem-solving strategies and time-saving techniques. They take you through the correct solution and also give you a deep-dive explanation into the logic behind the answer.

How do SkillMaster CPA videos work?

Confused about the material that will be covered on a CPA Exam task-based simulation? Fearful of exam day itself, and whether you’ll remember the content you spent so much time studying? Do you ever wish you had a coach to walk you through the most complex CPA Exam questions? All you need to do is click on the SkillMaster CPA review videos below. The one-of-a-kind study tool has expert instructors walk you through solutions and strategies for the CPA Exam task-based simulations. An expert Becker instructor can teach you how to master the task-based simulation questions step-by-step. When you watch the SkillMaster CPA videos, you can learn to apply conceptual knowledge to real-world applications, as they’re covered on the task-based simulations.

Angie BrownSenior Director, Product Management for Becker
Our students say they need more help to bridge the gap from understanding a concept to being able to apply it in a real-world situation. Becker CPA videos create an experience where the student feels like the instructor is sitting in the same room and speaking directly to them, explaining how to solve each problem so the student can make the mental leap from understanding to application.

In addition to providing you with problem-solving strategies, the CPA videos open new ways of learning to assist those who do best with audiovisual cues and perceptual learning.

What you should know about task-based simulations and Becker SkillMaster videos

How many sections are on the CPA Exam?

The CPA Exam is comprised of four sections: Auditing and Attestation, Business Environment and Concepts, Financial Accounting and Reporting and Regulation. Each section tests the minimum knowledge and skills needed to be a licensed CPA.


What types of questions are on the CPA Exam?

The exam tests your knowledge using three types of questions: multiple-choice questions, written communications tasks and task-based simulations. Mastering each CPA Exam question type is an important part of preparing for a successful exam day - and success on the CPA Exam brings you one step closer to professional licensure.

What is a task-based simulation?

The CPA Exam’s task-based simulations use real-life work situations to test your in-depth knowledge and skills in a particular subject area. The CPA Exam includes 28 task-based simulations across all four sections. There are eight in Auditing and Attestation (AUD), four in Business Environment and Concepts (BEC), eight in Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR) and eight in Regulation (REG). Task-based simulations account for 50% of the CPA Exam, so they’re critically important to passing the exam.

How can I prepare for success on task-based simulations?

Properly preparing for task-based simulations is critical to surviving the CPA Exam. That’s why we’ve created CPA review videos to help you prepare. SkillMaster videos are exclusive and innovative new teaching CPA videos specifically designed to get you comfortable with the most complex exam questions. As you study for the big exam day, it’s important to use a diverse set of tools that fit with your learning style. These Becker CPA videos are a great way to learn the material outside of highlighting in your textbook. An innovative new feature of Becker’s CPA review, the CPA SkillMaster videos extend our proven instructional methodology to include applied solutions for task-based simulations, the questions that CPA candidates cite as the most difficult part of the CPA Exam.

Where do I find the SkillMaster videos?

The 15-minute videos can be accessed in the Becker CPA review course following the completion of each correlating task-based simulation. As a Becker student, you’ll have access to the full video library for continued reference and review throughout your exam preparation. For offline access to the Becker CPA videos, download the Becker CPA Exam Review app.

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