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Our training will give you the practical skills and financial expertise to follow a rewarding career in professional accountancy.
You will enrol on an AAT course through us and will then you need to register with AAT as a student member.
Scroll towards the bottom of the page for details on the entry requirements and how you'll learn.
Professional CourseQualifications explained
07 Sep 2020
Depending on the level you study you will be learning in a classroom environment over one or two evenings a week. You are also expected to practice your learned skills at home or in your place of work.
There are three levels to the AAT Accounting Qualification. You will spend about a year on each level, so if you start at Level 2, it will take you three years to become fully qualified. If you have previous experience, you could have certain exemptions, and qualify in two years or less.
You should spend three hours a week studying outside of class, for each learning and assessment area. Your study time will need to increase before assessments when you’re revising. Don’t forget to use all the study and membership support that is also offered by AAT as well as from the course tutors.
Whole class and group work activities will take place but the majority of your learning will be ‘standalone’.
Final assessment is by examination only. There is no course work to complete but you will be assessed in class periodically to establish understanding and learning.
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Four GCSEs grade 3 (D) or above including English and maths or Level 1 AAT qualification.
You will need:
• an aspiration to achieve
• confidence with numbers
• the ability to complete assessments and written projects in English
Applicants will be invited to attend an interview before being accepted onto the course.
You can apply for this programme online. Click on APPLY NOW and follow the steps below:
As part of your application, you will be asked to provide us with your contact details, how your chosen programme fits with your future plans and if you require any extra support (for example, because of a disability, medical condition, learning or language support needs).
Please include full details of your qualifications from your own country, as well as details of any English Language tests you have taken.
Printed application forms are also available.
Please contact our Careers team if you need advice and guidance to help you choose the right programme for you.
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