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 ‡
A career for life: 83% of AAT members feel secure in their jobs ‡
A bright future: achieving all AAT levels lets you start your own practice or fast-track Chartered status
You should be over 19 and have significant practical accounting experience. You must be competent in everything covered by the Foundation Certificate, 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 six units:
For full details of what you’ll learn on each unit, download our AAT course guide.
You’ll sit five 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.
‘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 course enabled me to join the family gin distilling business – and working with gin all day can’t be bad!’
- Lauren Pacheco
‘I completed Foundation and Advanced in 3 months while working full-time and was offered a role as an Accounting Technician. AAT will change your life for the better.’
- Anurag Rai, AAT Student of the Year Nominee
‘I chose ICS Learn because I needed my course to be flexible as I'm working full-time. I can study at a time that suits me, and I feel confident knowing I have a tutor available when I need them. ICS Learn has been the best choice I've made.’
- Craig Swift
* 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.