International students

Turn your job into a career – or launch a whole new one

If your aim is to succeed, AAT qualifications can help you. We open doors for you by giving you the skills employers are looking for.

Study our qualifications and:

  • benefit from increased earning potential
  • gain practical skills that can be applied at work
  • get recognition and respect in the workplace
  • progress your career.

Our qualifications provide you with the practical, real-world accounting knowledge and skills that employers all over the world need to ensure their finance team and business runs smoothly.

Our accounting qualifications are a professional, highly respected sign of commitment and excellence in industry, while our range of bookkeeping and business skills qualifications give you an entry route, offering a solid foundation for future progression. You can also go on to earn professional recognition and become an AAT full member (MAAT) or an AAT bookkeeping member (AATQB).

In Bahrain and UAE, our Advanced Award in GCC Value Added Tax delivers a solid foundation in the administration of VAT across business.

Study AAT internationally

The following approved training providers are offering AAT qualifications near you. Check their websites for details and use the link to view the prospectus.





Cayman Islands









New Zealand


United Arab Emirates

Distance learning

If there are no training providers based in your country, you can still study AAT via distance learning providers.

Training packages typically include textbooks, online interactive study resources, and tutor support throughout your studies. You can enquire directly with the distance learning providers to find out if they deliver international distance learning and exactly what's included.

Find distance learning providers

Sitting your assessments

If you're studying via a distance learning training provider you can sit your assessments at an AAT approved assessment venue. Find your nearest assessment venue.

If there are no assessment centres in your country, you'll have to make arrangements to travel to another country to sit your assessments.


AAT fast track to chartered accountancy

Once you’ve completed the Professional Diploma in Accounting, becoming a chartered accountant is a great next step. A third of all AAT students take this route.

AAT is internationally recognised and offers a fast track to chartered status with all of the UK's chartered accountancy bodies.


Want to offer AAT qualifications? 

If you want to offer AAT qualifications you'll need to apply to become an AAT Approved training provider. 

Apply to become an AAT training provider

Want to develop your accounting staff?

Our qualifications, offering choice and flexibility, are perfect for developing your accounting and finance staff.

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