Find your dream job: 78% of AAT members and 73% of students are happy in their jobs ‡
Increase your salary: 77% of students say AAT increased their earning potential ‡
Build a career for life: 83% of AAT members feel secure in their jobs ‡
Enhance your credibility: apply for professional AAT Bookkeeper status (AATQB)
You should be over 19 and fully competent in everything covered by the Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping, including double-entry bookkeeping.
If English is your second language, we recommend you have an IELTS 5.5 or equivalent, but we’re happy to review your case on an individual basis.
If you have a criminal record or have been made bankrupt, AAT might not accept you as a member making you unable to sit your exams. Please contact AAT directly for more advice.
Your course is fully online. You'll study 3 units:
For full details of what you’ll learn on each unit, download our AAT course guide.
You’ll sit 3 in-person exams at an AAT exam centre. Find an exam centre near you.
You’ll also complete online mock tests throughout your course to ensure you’re well-prepared for your exams.
‘I had an amazing online tutor. You feel as though you are the only student in a classroom with undivided attention. ICS Learn was the best decision I have made, and I would recommend it to anybody.’
- Jason Parker
‘My experience has been fantastic. My tutors have been very helpful and answer my questions in depth, and I can rely on them to respond quickly. The online resources with different types of question every chapter have built my confidence.’
- Lauren Pacheco
‘The study platform is really easy to use, with lots of helpful extra resources. I would 100% recommend ICS Learn to anyone wanting to do distance learning, everyone is so helpful and friendly and it’s a lovely learning community.’
- Amber-Lea Kelly
* Based on L2 results between June 2016 and June 2017.
† ICS Learn has the highest Net Promoter Score (NPS) from students against its competitors. Source: Parthenon-EY HR Employer and Learner Survey 2017.
‡ AAT Salary Survey 2017.