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 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 study 5 Foundation Certificate units:
You'll then study 6 Advanced Diploma units:
For full details of what you’ll learn on each unit, download our AAT course guide.
You’ll sit 5 Foundation Certificate exams and 5 Advanced Diploma 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.
‘A couple of months after starting Foundation, and after only 2 interviews, I was offered a position with one of the top 10 UK accounting firms. This course was one of the best decisions I ever made.’
- Jason Parker
‘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
‘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
† 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.