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AAT Accounting Pathway Program

Become an AAT Qualified Accounting Technician!

Fast track your accounting career with The Career Academy. This Program is unique to The Career Academy and specifically designed for those working or who have worked in an entry through to intermediate level accounting role, who wish to gain a formal qualification and recognition of their experience. AAT is the world’s leading professional body for accounting technicians, with over 140,000 members. Your membership gives your clients the confidence that you meet AAT’s renowned international standards.

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Key Benefits:

  • Fast track your accounting career, increase your earning potential and get ahead with an AAT Approved Training Provider
  • Become a qualified accountant and member of the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)
  • Gain this qualification for your CV
  • Receive unlimited tutor support via phone and email
  • Gain AAT Professional Membership – once you successfully complete this qualification and meet the AAT membership criteria, you can apply for AAT full membership and achieve professional MAAT status.
  • FREE Student Membership to IPA upon enrolment and Graduate Associate Membership of IPA upon completion!

Course Summary

Investment: €1,250 + GST or from only €25 per week on an interest free payment plan.

 

Assessments: Includes case studies, quizzes and written assessments.

 

Delivery and support: Online with tutor support via email or phone.

 

Duration: Approximately 300 hours. Learn at your own pace, but ideally complete one module per week.

 

Access Time: You will have access to this course for up to 12 months until you complete.

Career Outcomes

The Career Academy’s Accounting graduates are often employed in small businesses or within the finance department of large-multinational companies. On completion of this course, you can expect to hold job titles such as:

 

  • Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Bookkeeper
  • Accounting Technician
  • Taxation Specialist

Career Projections

Between 2020 and 2024, the availability of accounting-related roles in Ireland is expected to increase resulting in a 3.9% increase in average wages across the Accounting profession. The salary range for Accountants ranging between €30,000 – €48,000 per year.

Sources: Jobs Ireland, CPL Jobs Ireland

Certificate in Accounting

Take the first step with our Certificate in Accounting which will give you a sound knowledge of the theory and practice of bookkeeping and business accounting. Gain employment and improve your career prospects by increasing your competence and skills in practical accounting areas.

AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting

Step two is completing the AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting. This compressive qualification covers higher accounting tasks, including drafting financial statements, managing budgets and evaluation of financial performance. This comprehensive course builds on the practical accounting skills and knowledge obtained through the Certificate in Accounting. It will further enhance your accounting skills, enabling you to pursue a career in accounting, finance or business.

The AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting is recognised by the Association of Accounting Technicians

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Certificate in Accounting

Comprises 13 modules:

  1. Accounting and Bookkeeping Fundamentals
  2. General Journal
  3. General Ledger & the Trial Balance
  4. Depreciation
  5. Accruals and Prepayments
  6. Financial Statements
  7. Fundamentals of VAT
  8. Fundamentals of Income Tax
  9. Accounting with Xero
  10. Accounting with Sage and Quickbooks
  11. Budgeting, Forecasting and Cashflow Management
  12. Financial Statement Analysis
  13. Accounting using Microsoft Excel

AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting

Comprises the following modules:

ABKI341 – Accounting & Business Prior Knowledge Quiz

 

Accounting with Excel

CITG137 – Accounting using Microsoft Excel

 

Accounting Principles

ABKI203 – Accounting and Business

ABKI143 – Determining Profit

ABKI126 – Issues in Income Determination & Asset Valuation

 

Advanced Accounting Principles

ABKI124 – Tracking Cash & Controlling Assets

ABKI149 – Internal Decision Making

ABKI109 – Analysing Financial Reports

ABKI224 – Financial Reporting Framework

 

Management Accounting

ABKI137 – Cost Classification

ABKI138 – Costing Methods

ABKI303 – Product & Process Costing

ABKI305 – Standard Costs & Variance Analysis

 

Advanced Management Accounting

ABKI304 – Activity Based Costing

ABKI121 – Budgeting & CVP Analysis

ABKI167 – Performance Management & Measurement

ABKI306 – Inventory Management & Planning

ABKG176 – Management Accounting: Budgeting

ABKG180 – Management Accounting: Decision and Control

 

Taxation

ABKI151 – Fundamentals of Income Tax

ABKI133 – Fundamentals of VAT

ABKI218 – Depreciation

 

Accounting with Xero

ABKI219 – Introduction to Xero Online

ABKI130 – Xero Chart of Accounts

ABKI136 – Managing Contacts with Xero

ABKI198 – Xero Sales, Invoices, Quotes & Inventory

ABKI220 – Xero Purchases & Bills

ABKI174 – Xero Bank Reconciliation & Managing Accounts

ABKI194 – Xero Reporting Overview

 

Advanced Xero

ABKI190 – Bank Reconciliation with Xero

ABKI108 – Aged Receivables & Payables in Xero

ABKI148 – Managing Fixed Assets with Xero

ABKI120 – Budgeting with Xero

ABKG221 – Tracking Categories in Xero

ABKI192 – Report Preparation and Analysis in Xero

ABKI139 – Customising Templates in Xero

ABKI157 – How to Make the Most of Xero

 

Accounting Practices

ABKI154 – SPFR Framework For For-Profit Entities Part 1

ABKI173 – SPFR Framework For For-Profit Entities Part 2

ABKI112 – SPFR Framework For For-Profit Entities Part 3

ABKI110 – Verification, Completeness & Justification

ABKG181 – Financial Statements of Limited Companies

ABKG184 – Accounting Systems & Controls

 

Auditing

ABKG187 – External Auditing

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