Qualifications and courses

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.

AAT Accounting Qualifications

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.

Find an accounting qualification

AAT Bookkeeping Qualifications

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.

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AAT business skills qualifications and courses

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.

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Flexible study options

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.

Learn more about ways to study AAT

Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships

Looking for accounting apprenticeships? Study an AAT qualification while working in an accounting role.

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Assessments and how they work

Assessments and how they work

When you're studying an AAT qualification your knowledge and skills will be tested via computer based assessments.

Find out about where you'll sit assessments, scheduling and fees

International students

International students

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.

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Not sure which qualification to go for?
Not sure which qualification to go for?

Tell our qualifications navigator what you want to achieve and discover which qualification is right for you.

Use AAT Skillcheck
Use AAT Skillcheck

If you have some finance skills and knowledge, AAT Skillcheck will help you find the accounting qualification that meets your needs.

AAT Essentials: short finance training courses
AAT Essentials: short finance training courses

Take a one-day finance course for practical skills that can be applied immediately.

AAT Business Finance Basics
AAT Business Finance Basics

Take a short online course covering key financial processes.