AAT Bookkeeping Course - Fast Track

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What is AAT Bookkeeping Course

If you want to become a certified bookkeeper with AATQB (AAT Qualified Bookkeeper) status, then you must complete the AAT bookkeeping course successfully. This bookkeeping course is broken down into two levels,

  1. Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping
  2. Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping

Once you pass all 5 exams successfully, you can gain AATQB status giving you leading edge to build a successful career in bookkeeping.

Jobs available for Bookkeeper

  • Accounts senior
  • Bookkeeper
  • Credit Controller
  • Sales/Purchase Ledger Clerk

In these roles, you could expect to earn on average more than £25,000 per year. (Source: National Career Service)

Course Duration

We would expect the AAT bookkeeping courses to take 6 months to complete for most students.

Course Tutors

Our tutors are highly qualified with extensive knowledge of bookkeeping. Our Tutors helped thousand of students to achieve over 96% pass rate.

Bookkeeping Courses Study Options

You can choose one of the study option best suitable to ensure your study does not hamper your other commitments.

Classroom Based

We offer evening, Weekend and Daytime sessions for AAT Bookkeeping courses from London campus and other centres.

Online Live

Live Interactive Online Classes by expert tutors are offered through our State of The Art Virtual Learning Campus for students throughout UK. Therefore, Live online courses are best if you can commit a regular hours and can not commit to travel to our campus. Click Here to find more on how Online Live Course works.

Distance Learning

Self Study with Study Material and access to Online study Material through Virtual Learning Campus for students throughout UK. Therefore, Distance Learning is best if you cannot commit a regular hours and if you want to study at your own pace. Click Here to find more on how Distance Learning Course works.

Course Syllabus Summary

The AAT bookkeeping course covers the following areas:

  • Bookkeeping transactions
  • Bookkeeping Controls
  • Advanced Bookkeeping
  • Final Accounts Preparation
  • Indirect Tax

Course Highlight

  • Accredited by the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) and recognised by Ofqual.
  • Five course books , one for each unit and workbooks from Osborne Books
  • Five computer-based tests can be taken at our Centre or an approved external examination centre.
  • Additional study materials through VLC (Virtual Learning Campus), such as practice activities, crosswords, interactive tests etc.
  • Flexible payment options available

What you will gain?

Firstly, this course will help you develop your skills in double entry bookkeeping and give you an understanding of management and administrative processes. You’ll learn how to use manual bookkeepin systems and to work with the purchase ledger, sales ledger and general ledger. You would also get better understanding about VAT system and how to do VAT Return.

You will be awarded with Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping and Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping from Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) once you have passed all the exams.

Therefore, you will be eligible for Certified Bookkeeper Status. It gives you greater recognition and professional approval.


Why Osborne Training?

  • We are well known for quality
  • Our tutors are expert and with many years of industry experience
  • 24/7 Access to our State of the Art Virtual Learning Campus
  • Free High quality study material
  • Flexible payment option
  • Free exam preparation kit
  • State of the art classroom
  • Expert Tutorial support from the tutor
  • Student Discount Card from NUS*
  • Exam Booking Service at our campus
  • Free Tablet PC ( For Limited Period)

Next steps after qualifying

You will be awarded Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping and Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping from the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) once you have passed all the exams.

Therefore, you will be eligible for Certified Bookkeeper Status. It gives you greater recognition and professional approval.

Once you’ve achieved the AAT Bookkeeping Qualification, you’ll be able to:

  • Apply for AATQB Status
  • Progress to chartered accountancy (gaining generous exemptions)
  • Become your own boss by offering Bookkeeping service to businesses
  • Progress to university to gain further academic accreditation
  • Work overseas with this internationally recognised qualification
  • Join our career hub to get regular news on jobs and tips.

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Course Entry Requirements

To enroll on Bookkeeping courses, we recommend that you have a basic GCSE qualification in English and Mathematics and a keen interest in Bookkeeping. We also recommend that students take the AAT’s Skill Check to measure their prior knowledge.
You should be over the age of 18 or have a third party payee for any financial agreement.

For AAT Distance Learning or AAT Online Live Courses

You must have access to a computer and the internet throughout your study period.
And you must have basic computer skills in order to navigate our Virtual Learning Campus.

AAT Bookkeeping Course Fees

The course fee for AAT bookkeeping courses varies on the study method chosen. You can pay for the course fees in the following ways

  • Self Funded
  • Employer Funded
  • Private Education Loan

Please get in touch to find out the course fees and whether you qualify for the course by calling on 0203 608 7179 or fill out the “Get Course Information Kit” form within this page. One of our specialist course adviser will get back to you within 24 hours.

In addition to the tuition fee, students will need to register with AAT and pay registration, exam and skill test fees.

AAT Registration Fee: £40

Exam Fee: £60-£90 Per unit (depending on the centre)

For more details on AAT registration, please visit the AAT website.

Additional 10% Discount Available for Individuals who are working as a key worker in the following sector:
• Health and Care
• Supermarkets
• Transport
• Education
• Security

1. Evidence of employment is required
2. Course funding must be by the individual
3. Discount is not available with any other offer

Please note, for AAT Distance Learning or Online Live courses, if books have to be delivered overseas, then the student has to pay the Customs Excise and Duty to the relevant authority in addition to the Overseas delivery charge.

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