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AAT Bookkeeping Courses

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Reach your potential as a qualified Bookkeeper with AVADO

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) is the UK’s leading professional body for accounting, providing highly respected qualifications both for beginners and those with experience in the accounting industry.

Learn AAT bookkeeping online for flexibility and support

Our online AAT courses are designed to fit around you, no matter what other home and work commitments you have. Study at your own pace and take exams when you’re ready. You’ll be taught by our expert tutors, who’ll offer support and guidance every step of the way.

AVADO are proud to be the UK’s most chosen provider of online AAT bookkeeping qualifications, with more students choosing to study with us than anyone else. Not only that, but we were awarded Distance Learning Provider of the Year at the AAT Training Provider Awards 2018, so you can be confident that you’re getting learning that works from the biggest and the best.

All our AAT courses now come with a free Xero Advisor Certification short course. Learn the basics of this industry-leading online accounting software and improve your employability even further. With a 61% increase in the past year of accountancy job listings on reed.co.uk requiring knowledge of Xero in the specification, you can get ahead of the competition with this bonus qualification!

Plus, enrol now and receive your 12 month AAT subscription worth £44 for free.

Online AAT Bookkeeping Courses

We offer the full range of AAT Bookkeeping courses, with levels suitable for both beginners and those with experience. Not sure which is the right qualification for you? Enquire now to speak to a Course Advisor and find your ideal course.

Which AAT qualification should you choose?

If you’re hoping to start a bookkeeping career or further the one you already have, an AAT full-time or part-time course will undoubtedly steer you in the right direction. Studying an AAT qualification alongside practical real-world experience is the ideal way to land you the bookkeeping job of your dreams. The AAT course you choose to complete will be dependent on your previous experience.

AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping (Level 2) – Suitable for those with little or no experience, the Level 2 Bookkeeping qualification will teach you the essential skills, such as double-entry processes. Once completed you will be qualified for an entry-level bookkeeping role.

AAT Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping (Level 3) – In this course, you’ll learn more advanced bookkeeping practices, which will prepare you for a role with greater responsibility. Completing the Level 3 Bookkeeping qualification also makes you eligible to apply for AAT Bookkeeper status and become a freelance bookkeeper.

Our courses are available individually, but we also offer the option to study AAT online in an AAT Bookkeeping Level 2 & 3 course bundle. This means you don’t have to worry about enroling again each time. For a full rundown of the courses and what you can expect in more detail, visit the individual AAT course pages.

What are the AAT course prices?

Our bookkeeping course prices vary, depending on which level you opt for and the payment plan you choose. Call our Course Advisors today to find the course price that suits your budget.

Courses can be paid in full when you enrol or over 12 monthly payments, interest-free.

For more information, please see our full terms and conditions.

What is the duration of an AAT course?

Each course varies in length, depending on your learning style, your other commitments and the amount of content in the course. For example, the Level 3 AAT Bookkeeping course includes tuition and access to the campus for 9 months, but is typically completed in 7 months. Each course offers tuition and guidance for longer than it typically takes to complete all the work. This allows you flexibility and covers for emergencies, holidays or any other issues that may arise during the time of your home studies. If you reach the end of your tuition period and still haven’t been able to complete your qualification, you can purchase a tutor extension package to continue studying.

“AVADO take the “distant” out of distance learning. They provide high levels of support and receive strong student engagement as a result, while they encourage progression through the entire AAT qualification.”

Nicky Fisher, AAT Past President

“This course has that structure and pace that is manageable and most importantly keeps me constantly engaged. I like that you can easily contact the tutor by phone or email and talk to classmates on the student forum giving each other tips and encouraging each other to push through.”

Sarah Eve Tucker, AAT Graduate

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Experience award-winning learning that works

When you commit to a course, you need to know you're getting the best AAT tuition provider possible. Our AAT courses are all taught through our award-winning Virtual Learning Campus (VLC), where you’ll find everything you need to succeed. Reading material, videos, quizzes, and discussion forums are all accessible through the VLC, 24/7. Plus it’s accessible on mobile and tablet, so you can study whenever you want, wherever you want.

Your tutor will also deliver regular live classes through the VLC where you can interact with them and your fellow students, asking questions and getting a learning experience that’s tailored to you. Don’t worry if you miss a class - there will be recordings accessible any time for you to watch back.

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