Professional membership for your staff

If you're looking for professional recognition for your staff, we offer two routes:

  • AAT bookkeeping membership (AATQB)
  • AAT full membership (MAAT).

MAAT is a fast-track route to chartered status with any of the UK's chartered accountancy bodies.

Benefits to your organisation

Professional status instils confidence in colleagues and clients

Staff who demonstrate their expertise

AAT professional membership is a visible mark of quality, competence and commitment.

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Progression to AAT bookkeeping membership

AAT bookkeeping membership demonstrates your staff's expertise and shows they're keen to excel in their career. They'll have to demonstrate their commitment to professional development through CPD to keep their skills up to date.

Routes to AAT bookkeeping membership

Routes to AAT bookkeeping membership

To apply for AAT bookkeeping membership (AATQB status) a student must have either completed the Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping, or completed the Advanced Diploma in Accounting on 2010, 2013 or 2016 standards.

It's also possible to apply with an equivalent bookkeeping qualification from another body, or if they're already a MAAT or AAT fellow member (FMAAT).

Progression to AAT full membership

AAT full membership is a key goal for finance staff. This professional status reflects the skills they’ve gained and demonstrates their commitment to maintaining and developing their competence.

MAAT status shows that your employees are undergoing CPD, are signed up to AAT's Code of Professional Ethics, and are subject to our disciplinary processes. In supporting your staff to attain AAT full membership you're investing in their career and promoting the highest standards and best practice in accounting and finance.

After five years of being a full member they can apply to become a fellow member and use the letters FMAAT after their name.

Routes to AAT full membership

Routes to AAT full membership

To apply for full AAT full membership (MAAT status) a student must have successfully achieved the AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting.

It's also possible to apply from another professional accounting body, or with an accounting or finance degree from one of our partner universities.

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