This bite-sized course covers one unit from the Foundation Certificate in Accounting. It's ideal if you'd like to learn to perform basic finance and admin duties using accounting software packages.
If you'd like to gain a broader financial skillset and be eligible for entry-level accounting roles, the full Foundation Certificate is your best starting point.
You don’t need any previous finance experience to enrol on this online course. You should be over 19.
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 learn to:
You’ll sit one in-person exam at an AAT exam centre. Find an exam centre near you.
You’ll also complete online mock tests to ensure you’re well-prepared for your exam.
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- Amber-Lea Kelly
‘My course fits around my full-time job and can be completed at my own pace, and my tutor is always on hand to encourage and push me forward. ICS Learn is perfect for me.’
- Joanna Griffin
‘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
† 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.