Our internationally recognised qualifications are based on real-world accounting knowledge that can be put to use from day one.
These short qualifications will make sure you're competent in both manual and computerised bookkeeping.
Business skills qualifications and courses
These qualifications and courses provide the core skills to prepare you for the world of work.
Which AAT qualification is right for you?
AAT's internationally recognised qualifications are in demand in every industry.
Every organisation needs people trained in accountancy. Students can choose from a range of accounting, bookkeeping and business skills qualifications to suit their experience and career goals, and be confident they’ll gain essential, practical skills that employers need.
Qualifications for every career stage
Our broad range of qualifications suit all backgrounds and levels of experience. You can read more about each qualification we offer, or use our Qualifications Navigator to help you decide which option is right for you.
You'll see each qualification's entry requirements on its page.
AAT Accounting Qualifications
Our accounting qualifications are highly valued by employers. Many students start at foundation level to qualify for entry-level accounting roles, but you can start at our advanced level if you have relevant skills and experience. These qualifications also give you the opportunity to progress to chartered study or become an AAT Licensed Accountant.
AAT Bookkeeping Qualifications
Our short bookkeeping qualifications offer an excellent introduction into the world of finance and take from six weeks to six months to complete. They prepare you for a huge range of bookkeeping roles and are respected by employers worldwide. You can also progress to become an AAT Licensed Bookkeeper.
AAT business skills qualifications and courses
At the start of any career, gaining a solid understanding of key business skills is extremely valuable. These qualifications are designed with 16–19-year-olds in mind and blend core skills with key finance knowledge to prepare them for the world of work.
Flexible study options
AAT qualifications are delivered by hundreds of AAT Approved training providers around the world. Students have the flexibility to study either part-time or full-time according to their needs, and learn in a classroom, online or through a blended approach.
Fees and funding
There's a range of funding available to support you in achieving an AAT qualification. Support includes government loans, apprenticeship schemes and the AAT Bursary.
Assessments and how they work
When you're studying an AAT qualification your knowledge and skills will be tested via computer based assessments.
We offer a range of practical finance qualifications at all levels to students internationally. There's no limit to where finance skills can take you.
Tell our qualifications navigator what you want to achieve and discover which qualification is right for you.
If you have some finance skills and knowledge, AAT Skillcheck will help you find the accounting qualification that meets your needs.