Reed Courses advertises a variety of free online AAT courses. Alternatively you’ll be able to enrol on an online AAT course of your choosing, and study entirely online. If you’d prefer an in-person learning experience, you could take a classroom AAT course where you’ll be taught in a classroom at a given location.
What is the pass rate for AAT?
The assessment with the lost pass rate remains MDCL. There was a slight rise to 53.9%, but this exam remains the one to pass! Overall, pass rates are looking better, in general too, with the Professional CBA pass rate now standing at 62.8%, and Advanced level at 72.9%.
Is doing an AAT worth it?
AAT courses are a sound investment.
AAT courses therefore offer a huge return on a very modest investment, offering you a great deal of job security (there is, after all, always a need for accounting services) and potentially adding thousands of pounds to your yearly salary.
Is AAT easier than ACCA?
Once you’ve completed AAT Professional Diploma (level 4) you can go on to do ACCA and become a chartered accountant. ACCA is considered a much harder qualification to achieve, but the rewards are well worth the effort. You will also be eligible for ACCA exam exemptions once AAT qualified.
Can you self teach AAT?
You’ll need to buy AAT textbooks or choose a self-study package with a training provider to work through our units. You’ll still need to register with AAT, which will give you access to study support on our AAT Lifelong Learning Portal and eligibility to sit assessments.
Can I just sit AAT exams?
You must enrol with an AAT approved training provider to complete the AAT Accounting Qualification. However, it’s possible to study for some parts of the qualification by yourself.
Is the AAT difficult?
Like with most qualifications, Level 4 of the AAT Accounting Qualification is considered the hardest.
Is AAT Level 3 much harder than level 2?
A lot of students worry that level 3 is going to be a big step up from level 2 and therefore a harder level to study. However, the knowledge built from your level 2 studies will give you a great kick start towards the Advanced Diploma in Accounting qualification.
How long does it take to get AAT exam results?
Results for wholly computer-marked assessments will be available within 24 hours. Results for assessments that are marked by your training provider, ie recognition of prior learning, will be made available within six weeks.
Is Cima better than AAT?
AAT is deemed technician level, so on gaining your CIMA qualification you will be more qualified and hopefully able to earn more money while getting more enjoyment out of your work. CIMA is significantly harder than AAT because you need to know a lot more, and have more experience.
What happens if you fail an AAT exam?
Can I resit my AAT assessments if I fail? Yes, you are entitled to resit any assessment that you fail.
How long does it take to complete AAT Level 1?
AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting
We offer five accounting qualifications, each of which takes six to 18 months to complete. Students can start with any qualification depending on their existing skills and experience.
Are you an accountant after AAT Level 4?
Once you’ve completed AAT Professional Diploma (level 4) you can go on to do the full ACCA qualification and become a chartered accountant, but you will also be able to apply for some exam exemptions (see below). ACCA is considered a much harder qualification to achieve, but the rewards are well worth the effort.
Is AAT Level 4 harder than 3?
Like most qualifications, level 4 is considered a lot harder than the previous levels. Completing the level 4 qualification will give you the knowledge and confidence you need in order to progress onto further qualifications like ACCA, CIMA and ICAEW.
Is AAT equivalent to a degree?
AAT Level 4 qualifies you as an Accounting Technician, and is equivalent to a higher diploma, or the first year of degree. If you’re looking to reach this level, you can complete the three levels of AAT – 2, 3 and 4, in two years if you are really committed.
Can I do AAT course online?
Flexible study options
AAT qualifications are delivered by hundreds of AAT Approved training providers around the world. Students have the flexibility to study either part-time or full-time according to their needs, and learn in a classroom, online or through a blended approach.
Can you start AAT anytime?
AAT courses start at various times throughout the year. It depends on how you choose to study. Most further education colleges will start their courses in or around September, to fit in with the academic year. Private training providers have classroom courses with multiple start dates throughout the year.
Can I get student finance for AAT?
The over-24s may be able to apply for the 24+ Advanced Learning Loan, which covers course fees for Level 3 and 4 qualifications (AAT Advanced and Professional levels respectively). The 24+ Advanced Learning Loans Bursary Fund offers financial support to help cover childcare and living costs.
Can I be a bookkeeper with AAT Level 3?
Aimed at experienced bookkeepers, this Level 3 qualification offers progression for those who already have bookkeeping knowledge at Foundation level, either to secure a bookkeeping role or go on to further study.
How many AAT exams are there?
The AAT syllabus consists of 17 exams in total, spread across 3 AAT levels. Through each qualification you’ll learn practical skills to prepare you for the workplace, from basic finance administration skills to preparing final accounts and complex management accounting tasks.
What jobs can I get with AAT Level 2?
Jobs after completing AAT Level 2 qualification:
- Trainee Bookkeeper.
- Accounts Administrator.
- Accounts Clerk.
- Trainee Finance Assistant.
- Trainee accounts technician.
How do I prepare for AAT?
Books for AAT: Apart from CBSE NCERTs for classes XI and XII, students can refer to the following books:
- Arihant Publications book – A Complete Self Study Guide for B.
- NATA/JEE B.
- Keys to Drawing- Strategies and Exercises for Gaining Confidence and Enhancing Your Creativity by Dodson.
How many exams do you have to pass on the foundation certificate in accounting?
In the AAT Accounting qualifications, there are: Foundation Certificate in Accounting: 5 exams. Advanced Diploma in Accounting: 5 exams. Professional Diploma in Accounting: 6 exams (4 mandatory exams and 2 from a choice of 5 optional units)
What is the hardest AAT Level 4 exam?
The Financial Statements unit is known to be one of the most difficult exams to pass at AAT level 4.
How many hours a week is AAT?
According to the AAT: Level 4 (Professional Diploma in Accounting) is completed in around 18 months. Our Academic Support team says: Study 6-8 hours per week and you’ll probably finish this final level, with exams, in 12-18 months.
How quickly can you do AAT Level 2?
It takes most students around 6 months to complete the AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting while working full-time. It takes most students around 3 months to complete the AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping.
What jobs can I get with AAT Level 3?
AAT Level 3 jobs
- Accounts Payable Clerk – £24,000.
- Accounts/Finance Assistant – £24,500.
- Bookkeeper – £28,500.
- Payroll Supervisor – £32,500.
- Finance Officer – £37,500.
How many times can you retake an AAT exam?
Students who are 16 – 18 and studying full time and are taking either foundation (level 2), or advanced (level 3) are subject to the resit rule, where they can only attempt each assessment twice within 24 months.
What is the pass mark for AAT Level 2?
AAT Level 2
It includes 5 units and 5 assessments. The pass mark is 70% for majority of AAT Level 2 subjects.
Can you resit AAT exams?
A: You can resit your exams at any AAT approved centre.