Accounting Technicians are the skilled support staff working in accounting and finance. The role covers a wide range of occupations from Accounts Assistants to Financial Managers in the public sector, industry and commerce as well as accounting practices. The AAT Education and Training Scheme is designed for those who already work in an accounting or financial environment or would like to.
- GCSE Maths and English (C or above) or equivalent
- AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting or equivalent
Students will complete six mandatory units:
- Accounts Preparation
- Prepare Final Accounts for Sole Traders and Partnerships
- Costs and Revenues
- Indirect Tax
- Professional Ethics in Accounting and Finance
- Spreadsheet Software
'Accounts Preparations', 'Prepare Final Accounts for Sole Traders and Partnerships', 'Costs and Revenues', 'Indirect Tax' and 'Professional Ethics' units are tested by AAT computer-based formal exams on Secure Assess.
'Spreadsheet Software' and 'Professional Ethics' is assessed by a computer-based project on Secure Assess.
On successful completion of AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting, students may wish to undertake the AAT Level 4 Diploma in Accounting course.
Students will be required to purchase textbooks as advised by their tutors. There is an expectation that a considerable amount of study will be undertaken in the student's own time. An interview is required to be accepted onto the programme.