Why choose AAT?
With AAT you are in the right hands. Whether you want to move up the ladder or launch a whole new career in accountancy, our qualifications will equip you with the expertise and confidence to succeed.
Internationally recognised qualifications
AAT qualifications are internationally recognised and based on practical, real-world accounting knowledge that you can put to use from day one.
Our AAT Accounting Qualifications are a professional, highly respected sign of commitment and excellence in the industry. Our range of bookkeeping and small business qualifications work for employees and employers alike to deliver key business skills.
The Qualifications Employers Want
Financial management is at the heart of every business, so demand for accounting and finance skills is consistently high across all sectors.
With AAT on your CV, you will demonstrate a level of excellence and work-readiness sought after by employers. Our practical, industry-focused qualifications enable you to manage finances, budgets and cash flow effectively and play a key role in business growth.
If you already have a degree, why not boost your employability by topping up your course with an AAT accounting or finance qualification?
Keep Your Career Options Open
After studying with AAT you can decide where your ambition takes you, whether you want to:
- Start work straight away
- Go on to university
- Become a chartered accountant
- Set up your own accounting practice
Our academic team possesses the expertise to create a learning environment with a friendly atmosphere, the perfect complement to the practical syllabus provided by each course.
In addition, we ensure that our students have access to the best AAT study materials and a support network that will help guide you through your coursework and put you in touch with experienced professionals able to answer any questions you may have.
- Dedicated and experienced AAT tutors and staff
- A comprehensive support network of students and professionals
- AAT Courses tailored to match your experience and knowledge
- A friendly, relaxed study environment
AAT Career Opportunities
Achieving qualified status with the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) equips you with the tools you need to enjoy a long and successful career in a range of financial roles. Thanks to its status as one of the most recognised accounting qualifications in the world, the opportunities it presents are far-reaching and exciting.
Successful completion of your studies with the AAT entitles you to the status of full AAT membership, making you eligible to use the suffix MAAT after your name. These letters carry a level of recognition as an accounting professional and carry a prestige that employers value, making you a highly sought-after candidate for an employment.
Career Opportunities Within Accountancy
The accountancy profession encompasses a wide array of employment opportunities, with careers ranging from entry-level junior positions to roles in senior management. With an AAT qualification, you will have the chance to further your professional development and seek employment with renowned and respected organisations around the world.
You may choose to continue your studies and pursue a position as a chartered account through achieving professional qualifications like ACCA, CIMA, IACEW etc, or may consider using your knowledge and expertise to start your own business, with the AAT member in practice (MIP) status that enables you to offer consultancy services to the public in the UK.
The financial industry is always evolving and looking for candidates with suitable skills and expertise. With career opportunities available both in the UK and overseas, an AAT qualification opens up new opportunities across the globe. Successful completion of AAT equips you with requisite skills to rise to any challenge, and UK College of Business and Computing will strongly support you in achieving the qualification successfully.
AAT Courses we offer:
AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping
AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting
AAT Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting
AAT Levels and Structure
The global recognition of qualifications from the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) ensures that, no matter what level you are starting your academic career at, you will be on the road to securing a prestigious title. At Stratford College London, you can be certain that all experience levels can be accommodated, with our courses offering something for beginners as well as those that have studied accountancy in the past.
Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping
This qualification delivers the skills and essential knowledge to manage books effectively. It includes manual double entry bookkeeping, and associated documents and processes up to Trial Balance standard.
Most students will start at Foundation level. This qualification can be used as a fast track route to the AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting.
Length: 12 Weeks
Level: Level 2 GCSE (grades A*-C)
Foundation Certificate in Accounting
This qualification will prepare you for junior and entry level accounting roles. It delivers a solid foundation in finance administration – covering areas such as double entry bookkeeping to basic costing principles and using accounting software.
Most students will start with this qualification.
Length: 6-12 months
Level: Level 2 (Level 5 Scotland)GCSE (grades A*-C)Key Stage 5 Technical Certificate
AAT Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting
In this qualification you will master more complex accounting disciplines including financial processes, Advanced bookkeeping, final accounts and ethical practices for accountants.
This qualification is worth 160 UCAS points if you are considering going on to study at university.
Achieve professional AAT Bookkeeper status
If you successfully complete this qualification, you can apply for AAT associate bookkeeping membership and achieve professional AATQB status
Length: 6 – 12 Months
Level: Level 3 (Level 6 Scotland) A Level /AS Level (grades A-E)Key Stage 5 Technical Certificate
*Course commencement – Subject to number of student applications