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AAT Accounting Pathway Program

Become an AAT Qualified Accounting Technician!

This is the course for those who love to take bold steps to champion their career. This program is unique to The Career Academy and specially designed for those working, or who have worked in an entry through to intermediate level accounting role. Comprising of a Certificate in Accounting and an AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting, it’s a program for those with the desire to gain a formal qualification and recognition of their experience.

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Get instant access within 1 business day and start when you’re ready

Plus receive unlimited tutor support via phone & email from experienced professionals.

Course Duration

18 Months Access | ~400 hours

Study at your own pace – students generally complete one module per-week. See our free course guide for detailed duration information.

Get qualified & Earn More

Advance your accounting career

Be awarded with an industry and employer recognised certificate of achievement on completion of this course.

Investment & Payment Options

Pay your way; weekly or monthly
Start from just 1,599.00
Our flexible interest-free payment plan allows you to start from only €25 per week

100% Online & 24/7 Access

Get instant access within 1 business day and start when you're ready.

Plus receive unlimited tutor support via phone & email from experienced professionals.

Duration

~400 Hours | 18 Months Access

Study in your own time, at your own pace. Students generally complete one module per-week.

Get Qualified & Earn More

Become an AAT Qualified Accounting Technician!

Be awarded with an industry and employer recognised certificate of achievement on completion of this course.

Investment & Payment Options

Improve your career prospects from just €1,250

Or from only €25 per week with our no deposit, interest free payment plan.

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Students rate us 4.8 out of 5 stars

How you'll benefit

  • Fast track your accounting career, increase your earning potential and get ahead with an AAT Approved Training Provider
  • Gain AAT Student Membership – processed within the first month of enrolling.
  • Get access to The Career Center – get a FREE CV Review & job tips to help you succeed
  • Receive unlimited tutor support via phone and email
  • Get a formal qualification and become a qualified member of the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)
  • Gain AAT Professional Membership – once you successfully complete this qualification and meet the AAT membership criteria, you can apply for AAT full membership and achieve professional MAAT status.

Course Modules

The Accounting Pathway Program comprises the following courses;

  1. Accounting and Bookkeeping Fundamentals
  2. General Journal
  3. General Ledger & the Trial Balance
  4. Depreciation
  5. Accruals and Prepayments
  6. Financial Statements
  7. Fundamentals of VAT
  8. Fundamentals of Income Tax
  9. Accounting with Sage and Quickbooks
  10. Budgeting, Forecasting and Cashflow Management
  11. Financial Statement Analysis
  12. Accounting using Microsoft Excel
  • Accounting & Business Prior Knowledge Quiz
  1. Access and save excel templates.
  2. How to open an Excel file and save this using a specific name.
  3. Identify and apply formulas and functions to calculate data.
  4. How to add content, such as pictures and charts, to spreadsheets.
  5. Apply filters to spreadsheet data.
  6. Demonstrate how to sort and manipulate spreadsheet data.
  7. Apply a range of formatting styles to spreadsheet data.
  • ABKI203 – Accounting and Business
  • ABKI143 – Determining Profit
  • ABKI126 – Issues in Income Determination & Asset Valuation
  • ABKI124 – Tracking Cash & Controlling Assets
  • ABKI149 – Internal Decision Making
  • ABKI109 – Analysing Financial Reports
  • ABKI224 – Financial Reporting Framework
  • ABKI137 – Cost Classification
  • ABKI138 – Costing Methods
  • ABKI303 – Product & Process Costing
  • ABKI305 – Standard Costs & Variance Analysis
  • ABKI304 – Activity Based Costing
  • ABKI121 – Budgeting & CVP Analysis
  • ABKI167 – Performance Management & Measurement
  • ABKI306 – Inventory Management & Planning
  • ABKG176 – Management Accounting: Budgeting
  • ABKG180 – Management Accounting: Decision and Control
  • ABKI151 – Fundamentals of Income Tax
  • ABKI133 – Fundamentals of VAT
  • ABKI218 – Depreciation
  • ABKI154 – SPFR Framework For For-Profit Entities Part 1
  • ABKI173 – SPFR Framework For For-Profit Entities Part 2
  • ABKI112 – SPFR Framework For For-Profit Entities Part 3
  • ABKI110 – Verification, Completeness & Justification
  • ABKG181 – Financial Statements of Limited Companies
  • ABKG184 – Accounting Systems & Controls
    1. Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of auditing
    2. Demonstrate the importance of professional ethics
    3. Evaluate the audited entity’s system of internal control
    4. Evaluate audit procedures for obtaining audit evidence
    5. Evaluate the planning process
    6. Evaluate audit procedures

    Why The Career Academy?

    We’re an internationally recognised online education provider, who partners with industry to deliver you the latest and most up to date content. We have almost 15 years experience in online education and help change the lives of over 20,000 students every single year.

    • Upskill and be awarded with an industry and employer recognised certificate to help you reach your potential & earn more.
    • You’ll receive unlimited tutor support from experienced professionals
    • Flexible online learning so you can study whenever and wherever you want
    • Get free access to the career centre who will review and improve your CV to help you succeed
    • 83% of our graduates say our qualifications improved their ability to get a new job or promotion

    See exactly what you'll be learning

    Download a free course guide to find out more about course modules, your tutorspricing and payment details, course duration & access.

    Receive unlimited tutor support

    Our professional tutors at The Career Academy are industry experts who are passionate about helping students succeed. They’re committed to providing exceptional online course support and personal tutoring to help you succeed. Throughout your course, you’ll receive unlimited tutor support via phone and email.

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    Be awarded with an industry recognised certificate

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    Our professional tutors at The Career Academy are industry experts who are passionate about helping students succeed. They’re committed to providing exceptional online course support and personal tutoring to help you succeed. Throughout your course, you’ll receive unlimited tutor support via phone and email.

    100% Money Back Guarantee

    After enrolling, you’ll receive an 14-day cooling off period (or trial period). If you decide the course isn’t for you within the trial period, you’ll get a full money back guarantee*.

    Our students rate us 4.8 out of 5 stars

    1,599.00

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    Flexible Payment Plan

    Pay around your schedule with our flexible, interest-free payment plan.

    • No Credit Check
    • Start for only €25/week
    • No deposit**

    Starting from €25/week
    ** €25 establishment fee applies, and can be integrated with your Payment Plan balance.

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    Pay your course fees upfront and benefit from a €349 discount.

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    Download a free course guide to find out everything you need to know before enrolling

    FAQs about this course

    There are no entry requirements or pre-requisites to enrol into this course. You can enrol online directly by selecting your course and clicking on “Enrol Now” and follow the prompts. Alternatively, you can enrol over the phone with our friendly student advisors. Give them a call on 01 437 8559 or email them at info@careeracademy.ie

    This course takes approximately 400 hours, and you’ll have up to 18 months to complete. Study in your own time, at your own pace. Most of The Career Academy courses are designed so that you do one module a week. But if life gets busy you can take longer and even apply for a course extension if you need more time.

    Upon the completion of this course, you can obtain a job as an Accounting Technician. These jobs in Ireland earn approximately €52,650 per year but can be as high as €69,500 per year. (Payscale)

    Contact a friendly student advisor on 01 437 8559 to find out about potential career outcomes and see where our courses can take you. Employers also constantly approach The Career Academy looking for students and employers also advertise jobs in the Career Centre (available once you enrol). You’ll also receive a FREE CV review.

    This qualification is Internationally recognised. Our qualifications are highly sought after by employers around the world and accredited by global industry bodies such as ICOES.

    Your course will be delivered through our online learning platform. You can access our online learning platform from any web browser 24/7 so you can work whenever and wherever you want. You can also interact with your tutors and other students within the learning environment. Online learning allows you to make the best use of your time and puts all the resources you need at your fingertips. There are no set course start dates, you can start whenever you are ready. Your tutors and student services will check in on your progress and help you every step of the way.

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    Absolutely! You’ve got a 14 day cooling off period (or trial period) at the start of your course. Take that time to look through all your learning material and get a feel for online learning. If you decide the course isn’t for you within the trial period, you’ll get a full money back guarantee*.

    Yes. An AAT Qualification gives you the opportunity to become an AAT Licensed Accountant.

    AAT stands for the Association of Accounting Technicians. An AAT qualification is equivalent to a CIMA or ACCA qualification. 

    Yes. AAT is an established global brand that is recognised in Ireland. Employers in Ireland value candidates who hold AAT qualifications.

    Varies between 6 months to 2 years. 

    A fully qualified accounting technician can earn up to €37,500 per annum.

    Study at your own pace but we recommend at least 10 hours per week.

    A fully qualified accounting technician can earn up to €37,500 per annum.