AAT Courses

Boost your career with AAT courses designed to fit around you.

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Become a qualified accountant with AAT and 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.

Award-winning AAT qualifications with AVADO

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 no. 1 provider of online AAT 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 requiring knowledge of Xero in the specification, you can get ahead of the competition with this bonus qualification!

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We offer the full range of AAT Accounting courses, with levels suitable for both beginners and professionals. 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 an accountancy 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 accountancy job of your dreams. The AAT course you choose to complete will be dependent on your previous experience.

AAT Introductory Award in Accounting (AAT Access) – This course is made for those with little to no experience in accountancy. It gives you the skills and basic knowledge you need to begin your accounting career, enabling you to carry on with further AAT courses or seek junior or assistant accounting roles.

AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting (Level 2) – The Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting will add another boost to your accounting career, teaching you the business practices skills vital to accounting. You can use this qualification to apply for basic accounting roles which are a step up the ladder from junior positions.

AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting (Level 3) – In this course, you’ll learn more intricate and advanced accounting skills to further your professional career in accounting. This course is suitable for those who have already completed a Level 2 or already have ample experience working in an accounting role.

AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting (Level 4) – This is the final step in the AAT qualification and provides you with the knowledge and skills needed for specialist professional accounting roles. By completing the Professional Diploma, you can apply for management and other higher roles. It’s also the perfect starting point to begin studying for chartered accountancy with ACCA.

Our courses are available individually, but we also offer the option to study AAT online in course bundles. This means you don’t have to worry about enroling again each time. We offer AAT Level 2 & 3, Level 3 & 4 or Level 2, 3 & 4 packages. 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 accountancy 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. 18 and 24-month interest-free terms are also available on some qualifications.

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 4 AAT course includes tuition and access to the campus for 24 months, but is typically completed in 19 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

Chosen by the AAT, chosen by students

More online learners choose AVADO for their AAT course than any other provider.

"AVADO takes 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

Learning Platform

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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