Frequently Asked Questions

In this ‘Where to Start’ section, we have tried to briefly answer questions that we are regularly asked by people thinking about completing an AAT qualification. 

However, you might want something a bit more than ‘brief’, so with that in mind, we have created a ‘Knowledge Bank’ (‘the fine detail’). Our Knowledge Bank is packed full of information covering a range of topics within a number of categories:

FAQ's Categories

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  • AAT registration
  • How much will it cost
  • Membership and sitting exams
  • Other
  • Progression routes and career options
  • What support will I get
  • Which course and where do I start
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  • All
  • AAT registration
  • How much will it cost
  • Membership and sitting exams
  • Other
  • Progression routes and career options
  • What support will I get
  • Which course and where do I start
Which-training-provider-should-I-choose

Which training provider should I choose?

There are so many AAT Training Providers out there – with so much choice, how do you know which one to choose? Undertaking an AAT …

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Which course should I start with?

It’s obviously hugely important that you start your AAT journey enrolled on a course that’s right for you… Identifying the appropriate course will to a …

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Where is my nearest AAT approved exam centre?

 Where is my nearest AAT approved exam centre? As a distance learning student, you will be able to do all your studying from home. However, …

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When can I book an AAT exam (assessment)?

How long will I need to wait before I can book my first AAT exam? We recommend that you aim to set aside at least …

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When and how can I talk to my personal tutor?

When and how you can contact your tutor will vary with different training providers, however, at Accountancy Learning… Provided you have enrolled in one of …

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What’s the difference between the course packages?

Our Course Packages: We offer 3 packages for all our courses: Basic, Standard and StandardPLUS. Every course package includes the following: All the learning materials …

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What types of job can an accountant do?

What types of job can an accountant do? Every business you can think of will require some sort of accounting function? And a career in …

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What to expect from AAT Membership

AAT Membership is required in order for you to sit your exams and achieve your qualification – you must register with the AAT within 4 …

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What support should I expect to get?

Tutor Support via Distance Learning: The focus of our article here will be on ‘distance learning’ support, since with college courses, there is usually little …

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What is the exam (assessment) pass mark?

The pass mark for each exam (assessment) is 70%. If you are undertaking an ‘accounting’ qualification your % pass mark for each exam will contribute …

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What is a synoptic assessment?

Synoptic assessments (exams) are included in all three AAT Accounting qualifications (levels) There are no synoptic assessments to sit in the Bookkeeping qualifications. Synoptic assessments …

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What finance (funding) options are available?

There are a range of finance/funding options (subject to eligibility), as follows: Advanced Learner Loans: Click here to find out more about these (GOV.UK website), including: eligibility, …

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