Develop your lucrative finance career and achieve the highest AAT qualification level with this internationally recognised combined course from the Association of Accounting Technicians.
AAT's prestigious qualifications give you the practical, real-world finance skills that are in demand by employers. They’ll help you:
With us, you can gain the same globally recognised AAT qualifications as you would in a classroom with all the benefits of online learning, letting you shape your study around your work and family life.
You should be over 19 and have significant practical accounting experience. You must be competent in everything covered by the Foundation Certificate, including double-entry bookkeeping.
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 and assessed through 11 exams.
As this course involves in-person exams, you should locate your nearest AAT exam centre using the venue finder tool before enrolling.
You'll first study 6 Advanced Diploma units:
You'll then study 6 Professional Diploma units, made up of 4 core units and your choice of 2 optional units:
For full details of what you’ll learn on each unit, download our AAT course guide.
Please note that where the course discusses legislation and policy, this will be based on UK law.
You’ll sit 5 Advanced Diploma exams and 6 Professional 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.
‘I made the best decision when I enrolled with ICS Learn. My tutors are very supportive, knowledgeable and expert, and I received the same quality of teaching as I would in a classroom setting.’
- Maria Cristina Araviso
‘ICS Learn gave me the flexibility to study as-and-when without committing to classrooms every week. My tutors were very experienced and resourceful, and I'm already applying what I learnt into practice.’
- Xue Bai, Vodafone
‘AAT has given me focus after years of not knowing where my career is going. It led to being employed in a medium-level finance role with no previous experience, and I have earned back the money I spent in less than a year.’
- Elina Bernane
† 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.