AAT distance learning courses are a smart choice for those looking to embark on a career in accountancy or bookkeeping. The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) is widely recognised as the Gold Standard for accounting technician training. You’ll find the AAT is therefore a qualification that’s recognised and valued across the whole accounting profession. Because of its recognition, it can also be a requirement of many employers in the field. As a result, an AAT qualification will help you to enhance your career prospects while increasing the likelihood of finding work.

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AAT (L2) Foundation Accounting

An AAT Foundation (Level 2) Certificate in Accounting distance learning course represents the typical starting point for many of our students. Students who are either already working, or wish to work in an accounting role in practice or industry will benefit from this course. We will introduce you to manual double entry bookkeeping skills including…

AAT (L3) Advanced Accounting

If you want to progress to completion of a set of final accounts for sole traders or partnerships then the AAT Advanced (Level 3) Diploma in Accounting  could be for you. It is not only very relevant for those who want to supply bookkeeping services but also for those who simply want to progress their training to the next stage. In this course we also cover…

AAT (L2+L3) Combined Accounting

Foundation Level 2 is the usual starting point for AAT qualifications, and… there are no entry requirements!

The course will introduce you to manual double-entry bookkeeping (including all the associated processes and documentation), all the way up to the Trial Balance stage.

The Advanced level 3 is the normal progression route for those who have achieved the AAT Foundation (Level 2).

This course will teach you to prepare final accounts for sole traders and partnerships, plus complete VAT returns and undertake cost accounting.

AAT (L4) Professional Accounting

Students who take the AAT Professional (Level 4) Diploma in Accounting course will build on the financial and management accounting topics covered in the AAT Advanced (Level 3) Diploma in Accounting. As a result it is very relevant for those who wish to progress on from the Advanced Level. Or for those…

AAT (L2) Foundation Bookkeeping

Our AAT Foundation (Level 2) Certificate in Bookkeeping distance learning course introduces you to manual double entry bookkeeping skills. Including associated documents and processes, up to Trial Balance standard.The course consists of the same two financial accounting units that are included…

AAT (L3) Advanced Bookkeeping

This AAT Advanced (Level 3) Certificate in Bookkeeping course is an ideal progression route for our students who have completed the AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping. Perfect for those who wish to undertake another qualification to further their skills. Also suitable for students who are employed in small to medium sized businesses. Upon successful completion…

Become An AAT Licensed Bookkeeper

Take your career to the next level. Train to become an AAT Licensed Bookkeeper with our AATQB Bookkeeping Bundle or the AATQB Bookkeeping Bundle PLUS Sage. You can undertake this course with no prior experience, however, it is also suitable for those with experience who wish to have their skills recognised. Our AATQB Bundle consists of…

AATQB Bookkeeping Bundle

Our AATQB Bundle consists of:

  • AAT Foundation (Level 2) Certificate in Bookkeeping
  • AAT Advanced (Level 3) Certificate in Bookkeeping


The Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping introduces you to manual double entry bookkeeping up to Trial Balance stage.

The Advanced Certificate then teaches you how to prepare manual final accounts for sole traders and partnerships and complete VAT returns.

AATQB Bookkeeping Bundle with Sage

And the AATQB Bundle PLUS Sage consists of:

  • Both qualifications as shown above, AND
  • AAT Foundation (Level 2) Award in Accounting Software


The AAT Foundation Award in Accounting Software (using Sage) will give you the practical skills on entering accounting transactions and producing reports within a computerised accounting software package.

AAT (L2) Accounting Software

The Foundation Award in Accounting Software is the same unit that is included in the AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting, although it is also a ‘standalone’ qualification in its own right. If completing this home study course on its own, it is for suitable for those who already have an existing knowledge of manual bookkeeping. It is also useful for those looking to enhance their current knowledge of a computerised accounting package or for those already working in finance but wanting recognition of their skills.