Why Study AAT

Want a new direction for your career? Think Accountancy, according to statistics, the average salary for Accountants is £50,000, it is the sector where the employability rate is higher than any other sector. Whether you’re a school leaver, already employed or simply looking for a career change a career in accountancy could be a real option for you.

What is AAT?

The AAT is an internationally recognised accounting qualification and over 100,000 people are currently benefiting from gaining an AAT qualification and full AAT membership. Gaining the qualification will help you support throughout your accountancy career.

What are the benefits after I finish AAT Courses

A newly qualified AAT member can expect to earn an average of £24,600. Moreover, the AAT member will have been earning throughout their training and will have avoided student debt. Accounting technicians work at all levels of finance and accounting, depending on the level of their career. Some accounting technicians work as accounts clerks, others go on to become managing directors or finance directors of well-known companies. Some go to work as a self-employed accountants as AAT allows the student to become Accredited.

AAT Qualification

AAT provides a range of accounting and bookkeeping qualifications. If you prefer to pursue your career as an accountant you may choose to go for the AAT Accounting qualification. However, if you prefer to build your career as a bookkeeper, you may choose to go for the AAT Bookkeeping qualification.

Osborne Training is an AAT Approved Training Provider with centres in London and Watford. In taking the Association of Accounting Technicians qualification with our Institute, you will make one of the greatest decision of your career.

AAT Accounting Qualification (AQ22)

First of all, the AAT qualification consists of four progressive qualification levels (1, 2, 3 & 4) which will cover the key areas of Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Taxation, Audit and Report Writing. Although, you can start from Level 1, you may start from Level 2 if you have basic math and numeracy skills.
In order to complete the full AAT Accounting qualification and gain full membership of the AAT, you will need to complete Level 3 and Level 4. Level 2 is recommended as an entry level if you have no experience or knowledge of accounting and bookkeeping.
The AAT qualification for accounting is broken down into three levels:

  • AAT Level 2 Certificate in  Accounting (4 Papers/Subjects)
  • AAT Level 3 Diploma in  Accounting (4 Papers/Subjects)
  • Finally AAT Level 4 Diploma in  Professional Accounting (5 Papers/Subjects)

Hence, the AAT Accounting Qualification gives you practical, internationally recognised finance and accountancy skills that can open doors for you in many industry across the world.

Finally, AAT offers a range of benefits for student members (including study support, career advice to help find the perfect job and exclusive discounts), as well as a route to progress into chartered accountancy. Moreover, if you choose to further your studies with any of the leading chartered accountancy professional bodies like ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA etc. your AAT qualification could make you eligible for generous exemptions.

AAT Exemptions

AAT is open to everyone – you don’t need previous qualifications or experience, and you can work at a pace that fits in with your lifestyle. Whether you’re looking for your first job in accountancy, or simply want to enhance your existing accounting skills, AAT qualification will give you the solid foundation you need to build a successful career in Accounting.

Most noteworthy, you may be eligible for exemptions from no of units from various levels of AAT depending on your previous education or work experience. However, please speak to an advisor for further information on AAT Exemptions.

AAT Bookkeeping Qualification (AQ22)

If you want to build a career as a Bookkeeper, you may join AAT Bookkeeping courses (Fast Track). On completion you can gain AATQB (AAT Qualified Bookkeeper) Status. It will give you professional edge with greater credibility and greater employment prospects.

Course Summary

AAT Bookkeeping course is broken down into two Level

  1. Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping – includes Introduction to Bookkeeping and Principles of Bookkeeping Controls.
  2. Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping – includes Financial Accounting: Preparing Financial Statements and Tax Processes for Business.
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AAT Study Options

We are a premier training provider for AAT courses. We offer various study options for our students who want to build a career in Accounting through AAT qualification.

AAT Classroom Based

We offer evening, Weekend, and Daytime sessions for AAT courses in London and Watford.

AAT Online Live

Live Interactive Online AAT Classes are offered through our State of The Art Virtual Learning Campus.

AAT Distance Learning

Self Study with Study Material and access to Online AAT study Material through Virtual Learning Campus.

+Why Choose Osborne Training

Why Study AAT at Osborne Training

  • We are well known for quality
  • We have highly expert tutors
  • Tuition led by Expert Tutors
  • 24/7 Access to our State of the Art Virtual Learning Campus
  • High-quality study material
  • We offer Pass Guarantee Scheme – Find more Here
  • We offer flexible payment option
  • Your CV will stand out from the crowd
  • Modern IT equipped classrooms for in-centre courses
  • Tutorial Support from expert tutors for Online and Distance Learning courses
  • Student Discount Card from NUS*
  • Free Tablet PC for a Limited Period (when you pay in full upfront, Find More on eligibility)
  • Choice of studying Distance Learning – (Self-Paced)
  • Choice of Online live learning
  • Highly rated by students (4.9 out of 5)

In addition, our partnership with Osborne Books helps us to provide high-quality and easy-to-follow study materials.

AAT Course Fees

AAT course fees vary depending on which level you wish to enrol on. Please contact us to get the full breakdown of AAT Course Fees and AAT Exam fees.

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Benefits of AAT Membership

Once you’ve registered as an AAT student member you’ll be able to access a range of AAT support resources from AAT to help you succeed in your studies.

Study support from AAT

Including practice assessments, interactive e-learning modules, reading lists, assessment briefings, revision courses and much more from The Association of Accounting Technicians.
Dedicated AAT call centre – AAT’s Membership Support team have a helpline especially for student queries.
Boosting your career prospects
From an online CV builder, interviews tips to the latest accountancy vacancies available.
Exclusive discounts – Enjoy great offers and discounts with AAT Additions from IT training, CDs, holidays, medical insurance and much more.

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Study On The Go

When you join any of our AAT courses, in addition to Books, Tutorials and Workbooks you also get access to our Virtual Learning Campus (VLC) for additional study materials, Interactive tests and networking with other students . You can also get access to your Osborne Training VLC account from Mobile/Tablet by installing Osborne Training Apps from Google Play Store.

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What Our Students Say
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Jennifer, Assistant Accountant, KPMG

“I was hesitating to go for the online course as this was my first time. I really appreciate the personal attention that was shown while explaining and going through the details of AAT syllabus. Tutor support was fantastic as i could call or email the tutor and get response almost immediately.”

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Peter, Bookkeeper, CLT Accountants

“I have got a new job offer after completing my AAT training course with Osborne Training. Most of the tutors are qualified accountants. IT based classroom, reasonable fees and friendly atmosphere created a best value for the service at the heart of London near to Olympic Venue…”

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Louise, Finance Controller, AT&T Network

“Study materials are very easy to follow with ample notes. I loved the Study Mate most as it was very useful for quick reading. As a distance learner, I never felt that I am alone. The tutor was always there and i made lots of friends through Virtual Learning Campus.”

Get A Free Tablet PC

The decision to return to study can be difficult, so with our all inclusive study packages, experienced tutors and pioneering Learning Campus, we wanted to make the decision to study a little easier for you by offering a Free Tablet PC. If you enrol for any of the AAT courses this month and pay in Full you get one Free Tablet PC to complement your studies. 

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