Where can an AAT qualification take you?
AAT is the world’s leading professional body for accounting technicians. Our qualifications offer practical accounting skills, are highly valued by employers and open doors to exciting careers. Every successful business, from start-ups to global brands, needs people who are good with numbers.
Whichever path you choose, accountancy or bookkeeping, you’ll have the chance to develop a broad range of accountancy skills and expertise, plus increased skills in communication, ethics and business skills that will make you attractive to employers.
Is the qualification right for you?
AAT qualifications will suit you if:
- you're a school leaver and you’re looking for an introduction to accounting and finance
- you're already working in finance and want formal recognition of your skills
- you want to gain new skills to help you change careers.
Why choose AAT?
Job security: your skills will be in demand from employers across all industries, and technological advances are increasing the need for more skilled workers.
Members in over 100 countries: there are 80,000 students studying our qualifications.
Variety: whether you’re looking for an entry level business skills qualification, a professional accounting qualification or something in between, AAT has a qualification for you.
Qualify quickly: flexible study methods mean you can progress through the qualifications quickly.
Pathway to chartered accountancy: with an AAT qualification, you'll gain exemptions towards chartered status with CPA Ireland, CIMA, CIPFA, ACCA and ICAEW.
Flexible study: AAT qualifications can be studied full-time or part-time, in college, by distance learning or using a blend of both.
Increase your earning potential: as you progress to the Level 4 AAT qualifications, your earning potential will increase.
Open up opportunities: with qualifications from Level 1 to Level 4 there are plenty of opportunities for you to progress and enhance your skills, opening up more career choices for you.
Flexible study options
AAT qualifications are delivered by AAT Approved training providers. You can study:
You might be able to access funding to help you pay for all of your AAT qualification fees. What’s available will depend on your circumstances, such as your location and employment status.
For more information on finding options and your eligibility, please book a call with a member of the team.