With us, you can gain the same AAT qualification as you would in a classroom with all the benefits of online learning, letting you shape your study around your work and family life.
This bite-sized course covers one unit from the AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting. It's ideal if you'd like to learn to perform basic finance and admin duties using accounting software packages.
If you'd like to gain a broader financial skillset and be eligible for entry-level accounting roles, the full Foundation Certificate is your best starting point.
You don’t need any previous finance experience to enrol on this online course. You should be over 19.
If English is your second language, we recommend you have an IELTS 5.5 or equivalent, but we’re happy to review your case on an individual basis.
If you have a criminal record or have been made bankrupt, AAT might not accept you as a member making you unable to sit your exams. Please contact AAT directly for more advice.
Your course is fully online and assessed through 1 exam.
As this course involves an in-person exam, you should locate your nearest AAT exam centre using the venue finder tool before enrolling.
You'll learn to:
Please note that where the course discusses legislation and policy, this will be based on UK law.
You’ll sit one in-person exam at an AAT exam centre. Find an exam centre near you.
You’ll also complete online mock tests to ensure you’re well-prepared for your exam.
‘AAT has given me focus after years of not knowing where my career is going. It led to being employed in a medium-level finance role with no previous experience, and I have earned back the money I spent in less than a year.’
- Elina Bernane
‘ICS Learn has been fantastic. The website is easy to use and my tutors have been very helpful and answer my questions in depth. They always come back to me in a good amount of time - I can rely on them to get a response quickly!’
- Lauren Pacheco
‘I knew that to be successful you need a strong foundation, so I decided to go for AAT. Online learning meant I could study whenever I had time. The study material and support from tutors helped me achieve Level 2 & 3 in 4 months while working full time.’
- Anurag Rai
† ICS Learn has the highest Net Promoter Score (NPS) from students against its competitors. Source: Parthenon-EY HR Employer and Learner Survey 2017.
‡ AAT Salary Survey 2017.