AAT Accounting Pathway Program
Kickstart your accounting career and gain membership to the Association of Accounting Technicians!
Fast track your Accounting career with The Career Academy. This Program is unique to The Career Academy and specifically designed for those working or who have worked in an entry through to intermediate level accounting role, who wish to gain a formal qualification and recognition of their experience. AAT is the world’s leading professional body for accounting technicians, with over 140,000 members. Your membership gives your clients the confidence that you meet AAT’s renowned international standards.
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- Fast track your accounting career, increase your earning potential and get ahead with an Approved Training Provider
- Become a qualified accountant and member of the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)
- Increase your Xero knowledge and add an advanced certificate to your CV
- Gain AAT Professional Membership – once you successfully complete this qualification and meet the AAT membership criteria, you can apply for AAT full membership and achieve professional MAAT status.
- The content of this course has been certified by the CPD Certification Service. Gain 15 CPD hours on completion of the Certificate in Xero! Click here to view the certificate.
- FREE Student Membership to IPA upon enrolment and Graduate Associate Membership of IPA upon completion!
Investment: £1,250 or from only £25 per week on an interest free payment plan.
Assessments: Includes case studies, quizzes and written assessments.
Delivery and support: Online with tutor support via email or phone.
Duration: Approximately 300 hours. Learn at your own pace, but ideally complete one module per week.
Access Time: You will have access to this course for up to 12 months until you complete.
Certificate in Accounting
Take the first step with our Certificate in Accounting which will give you a sound knowledge of the theory and practice of bookkeeping and business accounting. Gain employment and improve your career prospects by increasing your competence and skills in practical accounting areas.
Diploma in Xero
Learn advanced Xero accounting skills with this accredited online course such as managing your business accounts, interpreting extracted information (reports) and how to make the most of a cloud accounting solution.
AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting
Step two is completing the AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting. This compressive qualification covers higher accounting tasks, including drafting financial statements, managing budgets and evaluation of financial performance. This comprehensive course builds on the practical accounting skills and knowledge obtained through the Certificate in Accounting. It will further enhance your accounting skills, enabling you to pursue a career in accounting, finance or business.
AAT Professional Membership
To be eligible to pursue AAT Professional Membership you are required to complete six AAT Assessments. By completing the assessments within The Career Academy Diploma in Accounting you qualify for an exemption from three of these exams, and you must complete the other three exams on-site at one of the AAT facilities in the main centres across the UK. The three exams that you must complete at the AAT venue are Financial Statements of Limited Companies, External Auditing and the Professional Synoptic Assessment.
The AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting is recognised by the Association of Accounting Technicians
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- Accounting and Bookkeeping Fundamentals
- General Journal
- General Ledgers & the Trail Balance
- Accurals and Prepayments
- Financials Statements
- Understanding VAT
- Fundamentals of Income Tax
- Accounting with Xero
- Accounting with Sage and QuickBooks
- Budgeting, Forecasting and Cashflow Management
- Financial Statement Analysis
- Accounting using Microsoft Excel
AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting
Comprises the following modules:
ABKU341 – Accounting & Business Prior Knowledge Quiz
Accounting with Excel
CITG137 – Accounting using Microsoft Excel
ABKU203 – Accounting and Business
ABKU143 – Determining Profit
ABKU126 – Issues in Income Determination & Asset Valuation
Advanced Accounting Principles
ABKU124 – Tracking Cash & Controlling Assets
ABKU149 – Internal Decision Making
ABKU109 – Analysing Financial Reports
ABKU224 – Financial Reporting Framework
ABKU137 – Cost Classification
ABKU138 – Costing Methods
ABKU303 – Product & Process Costing
ABKU305 – Standard Costs & Variance Analysis
Advanced Management Accounting
ABKU304 – Activity Based Costing
ABKU121 – Budgeting & CVP Analysis
ABKU167 – Performance Management & Measurement
ABKU306 – Inventory Management & Planning
ABKG176 – Management Accounting: Budgeting
ABKG180 – Management Accounting: Decision and Control
ABKU151 – Fundamentals of Income Tax
ABKU133 – Understanding VAT
ABKU218 – Depreciation
Accounting with Xero
ABKU219 – Introduction to Xero Online
ABKU130 – Xero Chart of Accounts
ABKU136 – Managing Contacts with Xero
ABKU198 – Xero Sales, Invoices, Quotes & Inventory
ABKU220 – Xero Purchases and Bills
ABKU174 – Xero Bank Reconciliation and Managing Accounts
ABKU194 – Xero Reporting Overview
ABKU190 – Bank Reconciliation with Xero
ABKU108 – Aged Receivables & Payables in Xero
ABKU148 – Managing Fixed Assets with Xero
ABKU120 – Budgeting with Xero
ABKG221 – Tracking Categories in Xero
ABKU192 – Report Preparation and Analysis in Xero
ABKU139 – Customising Templates in Xero
ABKU157 – How to Make the Most of Xero
ABKU154 – SPFR Framework For For-Profit Entities Part 1
ABKU173 – SPFR Framework For For-Profit Entities Part 2
ABKU112 – SPFR Framework For For-Profit Entities Part 3
ABKU110 – Verification, Completeness & Justification
ABKG181 – Financial Statements of Limited Companies
ABKG184 – Accounting Systems & Controls
ABKG187 – External Auditing