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Course Codes

AAT056 / AAT057

Stand out from the crowd and develop your accounting career with this AAT Level 2 and 3 Accounting course.

  • Achieve this AAT Level 2 and 3 Accounting qualification from one of the most respected and widely known awarding bodies worldwide.
  • AAT qualifications are recognised both internationally and by all UK chartered and certified accounting bodies.
  • Accountants with an AAT qualification are highly sought after by companies of all sizes.
  • Ideal for those hoping to start their career in accounting.
  • Achieve this qualification from the comfort your own home, at your own pace.
  • If you add your exams to your enrolment, we will book and pay for them for you!
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This course is only available as a study pack.

Course overview

This AAT Level 2 and 3 Accounting bundle course has been designed for those with little to no experience or knowledge of accounting, to help them achieve a career in accounting. 

The course will help you get to grips with bookkeeping basics such as transactions and controls, as well as how organisations record costs and how to use accounts software that will record and process transactions. During this course, you’ll also learn more about preparing final accounts, advanced bookkeeping tasks such as preparing and extending the trial balance, and how to accurately complete VAT tax returns. 

AAT is the world’s leading professional membership body for accounting technicians, working with members around the world. Their accounting courses are highly sought-after and as an AAT qualification, this accredited accounting qualification will help you to progress in your career. 

You will need to complete your AAT exams to complete and achieve your qualification. You can choose to add your AAT exams to your enrolment. If you do not add your exams to your enrolment, you will be responsible for booking and paying for your exams. 

And if you’re thinking of going to university, the level 3 section of this course will allow you to gain up to 56 UCAS points to help you secure a place! 

Course Duration

Up to two years.

Course Outcome

On successful completion of this course, you will receive both your AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting and AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting.

Entry Requirements

You must be aged 16 or over to enrol on this course.


You must be aged 16 or over to enrol on this course.

Course content

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Course duration

Once enrolled, you have up to two years to complete your studies. The course will take approximately 960 hours to complete in total, of which 655 hours are proposed guided learning hours.

Study method

This course will be studied entirely via distance learning, meaning you will complete your learning either from home or a place that suits you. Full tutor support will be available via email, so if you have any questions or need some guidance, your tutor will be here to help. Your course materials will include a series of self-assessment exercises and tutor-marked questions to allow both yourself and your tutor to monitor your progress. 

You will pay a one-off registration fee for each level you study which will give you access to the qualification for its lifetime, which is typically four to five years. The membership fees for this bundle course are £175 for level 2 and £228 for level 3. Please note, you can break these costs down by paying for each level separately as and when you progress through the course.

Once you have registered with AAT for your student membership, you will have access to their library of online resources and additional support materials, including sample assessments to help you prepare for your exams. 

We will send an email with a link to download the free Sage software. 


The qualification is assessed through 16 tutor-marked assessments, seven external exams, and one synoptic assessment which you will complete at the end of your course. This computer-based exam must be sat under controlled conditions at an external examination centre. The exams will be available on-demand throughout the year, while the synoptic assessments are available on set dates throughout the year. Your tutor will be able to help you decide when you are ready to take the assessments. 

Booking your assessments 

You can choose to add your exams to your enrolment. If you choose this option, we will book and pay for your exams for you. Our partner exam centres for students choosing to book their exams through us are based in Birmingham or Irthlingborough near Northampton. When choosing to add your exams to your enrolment, it is important to note that we are only able to book your exams at the specified centres in either Birmingham or Irthlingborough, and therefore, you must be prepared to travel to one of those centres to complete your exam. 

Alternatively, if you choose not to add your assessments to your enrolment, you will need to book and pay for these separately. 

Course outcome

Once you have successfully completed your tutor-marked assignments and exams, you will receive both your AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting and AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting from The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT). 

Awarding body

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) has been established for over 30 years and is the world’s leading professional membership body for over 130,000 accounting professionals. AAT’s vocational qualifications are recognised internationally and by all chartered and certified accountancy bodies in the UK. 

What next?

The skills developed during this course will enable you to apply for the following roles: 

  • Assistant accountant  
  • Senior bookkeeper 
  • Accounts assistant 
  • Audit trainee 
  • Credit controller 
  • Finance assistant 
  • Finance officer 
  • Payroll supervisor 
  • Tax assistant 

Alternatively, you could progress to the next level of study by enrolling on the AAT Level 4 Diploma in Professional Accounting or progress to higher education. 

Take a read of our ‘How to Become an Accountant‘ career guide.


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