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 6 units:
For full details of what you’ll learn on each unit, download our AAT course guide.
You’ll sit 5 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.
‘Studying with ICS Learn worked brilliantly as it allowed for so much flexibility. I could fit my studies around my free time, and they provide a clear progression plan which ensured I had a full, rounded knowledge of what I was studying.’
- Adam Wilson
‘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
† 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.