AAT Student Stories: Jo | Level 2 Certificate Review
Learn how Jo developed her confidence and secured a promotion at work, after studying an AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate online, fitting it around her young family.
I had found that I was being asked to handle more and more financial responsibility in my role. Although I had a fair amount of experience, I wasn’t totally confident in the area.
I decided to carry out a Foundation Certificate in Accounting with ICS Learn to support my current role.
Being a working mum, I was quite anxious about how I would complete all the studying and
exams around my work and home commitments.
The best thing online learning is that you can fit it around your life. I could study for a few hours in the evening once my daughter was in bed and catch the recorded live lessons that I may have missed. Having these recorded is a huge help when studying yourself at home.
The tutors are really helpful and encouraging and there to answer any questions you may have.
There is also a huge community of fellow students, which can make you feel less alone when you
might be struggling with a certain topic.
If you fall behind on your studies, ICS Learn offers you an option to extend, even if it’s just for an extra month. I have found this very reassuring when life has got in the way of my studies, as it tends to do.
After finishing the foundation certificate, I went on to complete the Advanced Diploma, which I am
coming to the end of now.
The things that I have learnt through these two courses have been so hugely beneficial to my career. It has made my job a lot easier and I have also got a big promotion!
If you are thinking of signing up to one of these courses, I would highly recommend it. It is not only
for the rewards in your career but the personal sense of achievement you feel when you master
Start your accounting career today with our fully-online AAT qualifications that you can study from home.