Increase your salary: 77% of students say studying AAT increased their earning potential ‡
Start your own business: take on senior roles or run your own accounting practice
Fast-track Chartered status: join the fast-track with the major UK Chartered Accountancy bodies
Enhance your credibility: achieve professional MAAT/FMAAT status with the right experience
Few students begin AAT at Professional level without doing Foundation/Advanced or a similar practical accounting qualification first.
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 all 4 core units, plus your choice of 2 optional units.
For full details of what you’ll learn on each unit, download our AAT course guide.
You’ll sit 6 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.
‘ICS Learn have been fantastic in every facet. The content is easy to follow and I can study at a pace that is easy to fit in with work. The modules are such that every little thing can be linked to my everyday duties, it just marries beautifully.’
- Terry Couzens
‘I can recommend ICS Learn 110%. From day one they have supported me. This is my first time studying online, and they make the experience very user friendly, exciting, fun and easy at the same time.’
- Cindy Roos
‘I recommend ICS Learn as it allows me the flexibility to study around my current role with great tutor support. Since studying AAT, I have been asked to assist with the financial running of a record label.’
- Adam Burse
† 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.