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AAT Student Stories: Kelly Mulligan | AAT Level 2 Review


Kelly Mulligan

AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting

Suddenly a single mum, Kelly wanted to find a better way to support her and her son. That's when she decided to enrol on an AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting with us. 

I, unfortunately, became a single mother after a relationship break-up. Worrying about how I was going to bring up a child on my own, I was constantly searching for a solution.

I knew I could not go into a low-paid part-time job, as that wasn’t going to help us much.


I needed to be qualified in a high-paying profession and something that I could perhaps do on a self-employed basis after experience so that I could fit work around my child.


I thought about office work and then looked into bookkeeping courses and then accounting courses. I decided to embark on the AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting.

I decided to choose to study with ICS Learn because they have an excellent score on the website Trustpilot.

Online learning is the ideal way for me to study because I have a young child. I can fit in my studying when he is at school and when he is in bed. I find it extremely easy to navigate the website and it saves my place in the course, so when I resume, I'm on the correct page.

I think the course is nicely presented and it is great to follow the proposed study plan. Also, having live classes and recorded classes is a welcome break from just reading words on a screen. My tutor is very prompt in answering my emails too, so I feel supported all along the way.


Getting back into studying has given me self-esteem and I feel like I am working towards something that will make my life better in the future.


I would recommend studying with ICS Learn because there is a lot of support from the tutors and the administration team. Also, the website is easy to navigate, every point is explained in a clear, simple way with examples that makes it easy to understand.

There are even quizzes and assessments, so you can check on your learning at each step! 


Inspired by Kelly's story? Enrol today on a 100% online AAT qualification today to kickstart your career!