AAT Accounting Pathway Program
Become an AAT Qualified Accounting Technician!
Fast track your accounting career with The Career Academy. This Program is unique to The Career Academy and specifically designed for those working or who have worked in an entry through to intermediate level accounting role, who wish to gain a formal qualification and recognition of their experience. AAT is the world’s leading professional body for accounting technicians, with over 140,000 members. Your membership gives your clients the confidence that you meet AAT’s renowned international standards.
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- Fast track your accounting career, increase your earning potential and get ahead with an AAT Approved Training Provider
- Become a qualified accountant and member of the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)
- Gain this qualification for your CV
- Receive unlimited tutor support via phone and email
- 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.*
Investment: €1,250 or from only €25 per week on an interest free payment plan.
Assessments: Includes case studies, quizzes and written assessments.
Delivery and support: Online with tutor support via email or phone.
Duration: Approximately 400 hours. Learn at your own pace, but ideally complete one module per week.
Access Time: You will have access to this course for up to 18 months until you complete.
Potential Career Outcomes
The Career Academy’s Accounting graduates are often employed in small businesses or within the finance department of large-multinational companies. On completion of this course, you may apply for jobs such as:
- Accounting Technician
Between 2020 and 2024, the availability of accounting-related roles in Ireland is expected to increase resulting in a 3.9% increase in average wages across the Accounting profession. The salary range for Accountants ranging between €30,000 – €48,000 per year.
Sources: Jobs Ireland, CPL Jobs Ireland
Certificate in Accounting
Take the first step with our Certificate in Accounting which will give you a sound knowledge of the theory and practice of bookkeeping and business accounting. Gain employment and improve your career prospects by increasing your competence and skills in practical accounting areas.
AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting
Step two is completing the AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting. This compressive qualification covers higher accounting tasks, including drafting financial statements, managing budgets and evaluation of financial performance. This comprehensive course builds on the practical accounting skills and knowledge obtained through the Certificate in Accounting. It will further enhance your accounting skills, enabling you to pursue a career in accounting, finance or business.
*To be eligible to pursue the AAT Professional Membership you are required to complete the AAT Student Membership within two weeks of starting this program, followed by six AAT Exam Assessments. By completing the assessments within this course, you qualify for an exemption from three of these exams and you must complete the other three exams on-site at one of the AAT Approved facilities to gain AAT Professional Membership. You must successfully complete the assessments in this course, plus the three AAT exams to be awarded the AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting.
What our students say about this course
Certificate in Accounting
Comprises 13 modules:
- Accounting and Bookkeeping Fundamentals
- General Journal
- General Ledger & the Trial Balance
- Accruals and Prepayments
- Financial Statements
- Fundamentals of VAT
- Fundamentals of Income Tax
- Accounting with Sage and Quickbooks
- Budgeting, Forecasting and Cashflow Management
- Financial Statement Analysis
- Accounting using Microsoft Excel
AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting
Comprises the following modules:
ABKI341 – Accounting & Business Prior Knowledge Quiz
Accounting with Excel
CITG137 – Accounting using Microsoft Excel
ABKI203 – Accounting and Business
ABKI143 – Determining Profit
ABKI126 – Issues in Income Determination & Asset Valuation
Advanced Accounting Principles
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
Advanced Management Accounting
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
ABKG187 – External Auditing
Receive Unlimited Support From Experienced Professionals
Our tutors at The Career Academy are industry experts who are passionate about helping students succeed. Students receive unlimited tutor support via phone and email.
Yash (Accounting Tutor)
It was such a challenging journey with The Career Academy. The program that I took was not really as easy as I imagined but they made sure that the students will really understand the course. My favorite tutor was Yash Mittal, his feedback were encouraging and gave me so much inspiration and more determination to finish my course.
Mitali (Accounting Tutor)
It was really great to work with Career Academy. The tutors helped me finish the course in a reasonably short time. I am proud of my achievement and am probably continuing my studies at a career academy. Thank you all my tutors:Tracy, Eden, Mitali, Bhavic
Upnesh (Accounting Tutor)
Thank you Upnesh Prasad for your colorful and positive feedback.
This gave me a fresh boost for further study.
Sumit (Accounting Tutor)
I love my bookkeeper course. It's so easy to navigate through. The teachers are amazing! They give you the motivation to reach your next module, special thanks to Sumit Sahi, his support was essential to make me feel confidence from the beginning to the end! I hardly recommend this course if you seeking to improve your Bookkeeping skills.
Bhavik (Accounting Tutor)
Very good tutor support, thank you Bhavik Daya!
My first assignment was assessed very promptly and with very well explained errors and where I needed to reinforce my knowledge.
I got some good energy for further study.
Blessing (Accounting Tutor)
I am enjoying my course. Blessing helps me when I need help. Overall I would recommend others to study with The Career Academy and would do future studies.
Tracey (Accounting Tutor)
Thank you Tracey Annan for your objective grade on my Myob payroll assignment. I can learn from my mistakes. I think it’s good to do something wrong so we can study more closely and learn more.
Awais (Accounting Tutor)
I am satisfied with the quality of the course and specially with the tutor Awais Khan who is helping me.
Bethan (Accounting Tutor)
I have received a few feedbacks from my tutors since now and must admit the best and the most motivating was from Bethan Hart. Bethan very carefully and deeply analyzed and summarize my work, giving me wonderful and encouraging words at the end. Her positive attitude really motivated me to keep my online study and convinced to work even harder. Maria K.
Ridge (Accounting Tutor)
I enjoyed studying with the Career Academy for an Advanced Certificate in MYOB.The content was easy to understand and the instructions easy to follow as well.The timely response from tutors was exceptional,the help i received from my tutor Ridge Selvaraj was incredible,he was always helpful and even when l asked for explanations regarding the assessments his response was always clear and precise.Thank you for your assistance
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