AAT - Association of Accounting Technicians

AAT Access to Accounting

Course Overview

The Access to Accounting with AAT course provides a comprehensive training solution for anyone looking to improve their accounting knowledge, change or advance their careers, or start their own business.  

This accounting package is made up of three AAT Access Award courses: Business Skills, Bookkeeping and Accounting Software.

Each module will help you gain knowledge and experience within accounting practices, administrative duties, techniques and terminology.

If you're serious about a career in Accounting, you should also consider studying the AAT Foundation Certificate & Advanced Diploma in Accounting course, as you will gain the skills, knowledge, and certificates to start a career in Accounting.   

We want you to succeed throughout your AAT training and prepare for a successful career in the finance industry. To help you as much as possible, this training course includes everything you need to succeed. 

We are incredibly honoured to announce that we had been shortlisted for the ‘AAT Distance Learning Training Provider of the Year award 2020!'

Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Exam: Available via Awarding Body
  • Tutor Support Included
  • Course Access: 12 months
  • Join a community of over 605,000
  • Interest-free Payments
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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Exam: Available via Awarding Body
  • Tutor Support Included
  • Course Access: 12 months
  • Join a community of over 605,000
  • Interest-free Payments
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Why study the AAT Access to Accounting with e-Careers?

If you’re interested in a career in Accounting, be sure to choose an award-winning professional training provider like e-Careers, to undertake your AAT Accounting training with! 

We have developed an expert team over the last 10 years since our inception. In that time, we have trained over 605,000 delegates globally, which has helped offer the highest quality training. By refining our processes, partner relationships, and course materials, we can offer high-quality training solutions for our delegates.

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Benefits of this training course 

  •    Best Price Guaranteed! - You won't find a like-for-like price cheaper, guaranteed!
  •    Interest-free payment options - We offer a range of payments options to help spread the cost.
  •    Expand your knowledge - This course covers three topic areas in Bookkeeping, Accounting, and software.   
  •    Flexibility – This course is delivered online via our eLearning training platform, so you can study wherever and whenever suits you best.
  •    Authority – We are an industry-recognised and AAT approved training provider.   
  •    Tutor support included – Our experienced AAT tutors have over 20 years of experience.
  •    A badge of excellence – AAT qualifications are internationally recognised and will teach you a range of practical accounting skills.  
  •    Gain the skills employers want – Gain practical, industry-focused qualifications, helping you take on the right roles for your skill set.
  •    Boost your earning potential – Your certifications will boost your earning potential and help you move into more senior job roles.
  •    Confidence – Gain confidence as you train through your AAT course via our online platform.

Benefits of our Online Training Platform

  •    Your interactive training will include a series of videos and reading materials to keep you engaged and motivated to complete the course.
  •    This course was written and developed by our team of experts, including AAT professionals who train at a college level, bringing classroom quality training to your online course.
  •    We update our course materials when required to ensure our students always get the most updated version of our course.
  •    Email notifications if you don't log in to help push you along where needed.

Contact us today to enrol on this AAT Access to Accounting training course and kick-start your Accounting career!

Is the AAT Access to Accounting course suitable for me? 

The AAT Access to Accounting course provides a platform for you to take the first steps towards a career in Accounting and Bookkeeping. There are no entry requirements for this course, but we recommend that students: 

  •    Are at least 16 years old (or have the consent of a parent or guardian)
  •    Have a solid understanding of the English language
  •    Are comfortable with basic mathematics
  •    Have access to a PC or Laptop (This course is both Mac and Windows compatible, however the Sage software is not compatible with Apple Mac’s, unless Boot Camp is installed)

Interested in a career in Accounting? Learn how to become an Accountant.

What jobs can I apply for after my AAT Access to Accounting training? 

With 3 different courses in one, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills to prepare you to work within a business and accounting environment. Upon completion of these courses and exams, you will gain multiple AAT qualifications, which you can add to your CV. 

The AAT Access to Accounting course makes a good springboard to progress onto further AAT qualifications, such as our AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting (Level 2), AAT Foundation Award in Accounting Software (Level 2) and AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping (Level 2).

The Access to Accounting with AAT course will prepare you to undertake junior and trainee accounting roles, including:

  •    Junior Administrator - £19k
  •    Junior Accounts Assistant - £19k

(Source: Payscale)

AAT Access to Accounting Syllabus

  • AAT Level 2 in Accounting – Bookkeeping Transactions assessment.
  • AAT Level 3 in Accounting – Advanced Bookkeeping assessment.
  • AAT Level 4 in Accounting – Not applicable.
  • AAT Levels 2 & 3 in Accounting – Bookkeeping Transactions assessment.
  • AAT Levels 3 & 4 in Accounting – Advanced Bookkeeping assessment.
  • AAT Levels 2, 3, & 4 in Accounting – Bookkeeping Transactions assessment.

AAT Access Award in Accounting Software

  •    The benefits and risks of using Accounting Software.
  •    How to set up accounts within the Software Package.
  •    How to record Bank & Cash transactions.
  •    How to produce Reports using Accounting Software.

AAT Access Award in Bookkeeping

  •    Introduction to Bookkeeping.
  •    Working within Bookkeeping.
  •    Bookkeeping and Accounts.

AAT Access Award in Business Skills

  •    Basic Accounting Terminology.
  •    Understanding the Use of Business Documents.
  •    Recording Business Transactions.
  •    Processing Receipts and Payments.
  •    Coding and Batch Control.
  •    The Profit and Loss Account.
  •    Mathematics for Accounting.
  •    Accounting in a Professional Environment.

AAT Access to Accounting Exam Details 

When studying an AAT qualification, your knowledge and skills will be tested via three computer based assessments (one for each course), which are marked in one of three ways:

  •    Fully marked by a computer, and so results will be available automatically.
  •    Partially computer marked and partially human marked, and so results will be available within six weeks.
  •    Fully marked by a human, and so results will be available within six weeks.

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