AAT Bookkeeping Qualifications

AAT Bookkeeping Qualifications

We offer five short bookkeeping qualifications, which each take just 6 to 12 weeks to complete. These qualifications provide training for a huge range of bookkeeping roles and are respected by employers worldwide.

Access Award in Bookkeeping

This qualification offers an introduction to manual bookkeeping, providing your staff with essential skills in single-entry bookkeeping and a broad understanding of the role of a bookkeeper.

Access Award in Accounting Software

Providing an introduction into accounting software, this qualification will enable your staff to become confident in carrying out routine accounting tasks on any computerised accounting package. They’ll also gain an understanding of the risks and benefits of using accounting software in business.

Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping

Designed to enhance bookkeeping skills and knowledge, your staff will learn fundamental skills such as transaction procedures and double-entry bookkeeping, increasing their financial confidence.

Foundation Award in Accounting Software

This qualification is perfect for your staff looking to get to grips with accounting software. They’ll gain the skills and knowledge needed to enter accounting transactions and perform reconciliations, correct errors and produce reports while maintaining the security of accounting information.

Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping

This qualification is ideal for staff looking to develop their understanding and knowledge of bookkeeping further. Covering double-entry bookkeeping, financial statements and indirect tax, your staff will be able to manage and control your organisation’s finances more effectively.


On completion they can apply for our bookkeeping membership and gain the designatory letters AATQB after their name, demonstrating their expertise.

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