AAT Accounting Pathway Program

Become a 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 Global 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 Global’s renowned international standards.

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Why Choose Us?

  • Fast track your accounting career, increase your earning potential and get ahead with an AAT Approved Training Provider
  • Become a qualified 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!

Potential 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 may apply for jobs such as:

 

  • Accountant
  • Bookkeeper
  • Accounting Technician

Course Summary

Assessments: Includes case studies, quizzes and written assessments.

 

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

 

Duration: Approximately 400 hours. Learn at your own pace, but ideally complete one module per week.

 

Start date: Get instant access within 1 business day.

 

Access Time: You will have access to this course for up to 18 months until you complete.

 

Qualification details: Gain membership to the Association of Accounting Technicians as an AAT. Gain an internationally recognised credential, respected and valued by employers. Your AAT membership will be awarded by AAT Global, not AAT Australia.

 

Please note completion of this Program will not meet the requirements for registration as a BAS agent in Australia. You will still need to complete the Certificate IV in Accounting or Bookkeeping to become a BAS Agent.

Course Pricing:

$2,450.00

+ GST

or from $25 week on an Interest FREE payment plan

ABKA1007 Certificate in Accounting

-ABKA202 Accounting and Bookkeeping Fundamentals
-ABKA152 General Journal
-ABKA153 General Ledger and the Trial Balance
-ABKA218 Depreciation
-ABKA106 Adjusting Entries
-ABKA146 Financial Statements
-ABKA133 Understanding GST
-ABKA151 Fundamentals of Income Tax
-ABKA103 Accounting with Xero
-ABKA217 Accounting with MYOB Essentials
-ABKA122 Budgeting, Forecasting, and Cashflow Management
-ABKA189 Financial Statement Analysis
-CITG137 Accounting using Microsoft Excel

ABKA2071 Advanced Certificate in Accounting

Accounting with Excel
-CITG137 Accounting using Microsoft Excel

Accounting Principles 
-ABKA203 Accounting and Business
-ABKA143 Determining Profit
-ABKA126 Issues in Income Determination & Asset Valuation
-ABKA345 Accounting Principles Assessment

Advanced Accounting Principles 
-ABKA124 Tracking Cash & Controlling Assets
-ABKA149 Internal Decision Making
-ABKA109 Analysing Financial Reports
-ABKA224 Financial Reporting Framework
-ABKA346 Advanced Accounting Principles Assessment

Management Accounting 
-ABKA137 Cost Classification
-ABKA138 Costing Methods
-ABKA303 Product & Process Costing
-ABKA305 Standard Costs & Variance Analysis
-ABKA347 Management Accounting Assessment

Advanced Management Accounting
-ABKA304 Activity Based Costing
-ABKA121 Budgeting & CVP Analysis
-ABKA167 Performance Management & Measurement
-ABKA306 Inventory Management & Planning
-ABKG176 Management Accounting: Budgeting
-ABKG180 Management Accounting: Decision and Control
-ABKA348 Advanced Management Accounting Assessment

Taxation 
-ABKA151 Fundamentals of Income Tax
-ABKA133 Understanding GST
-ABKA218 Depreciation

Accounting with Xero 
-ABKA292 Certificate in Xero Assessment

Advanced Xero 
-ABKA293 Advanced Certificate in Xero Assessment

Accounting Practices
-ABKA154 SPFR Framework For For-Profit Entities Part 1
-ABKA173 SPFR Framework For For-Profit Entities Part 2
-ABKA112 SPFR Framework For For-Profit Entities Part 3
-ABKA110 Verification, Completeness & Justification
-ABKA226 Accounting for a Full Year Case Study
-ABKA227 Looking Forward Case Study
-ABKG181 Financial Statements of Limited Companies
-ABKG184 Accounting Systems & Controls
-ABKA350 Accounting Practices Assessment

Auditing
-ABKG187 External Auditing

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 Advanced Certificate in Accounting

Step two is completing the AAT Professional Advanced Certificate 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. See module details.

Our free course guide contains detailed information about each course modules and how it will help you advance your skills.

Career Projections

The availability of accounting-related roles in Australia is expected to increase resulting in over 84,000 job openings over 5 years. The salary range for Accounting Technicians is between $62,278 – 76,876 per year.

 

Sources: Seek, The Department of Education

 

Qualification details: Gain membership to AAT Global. Gain an internationally recognised credential, respected and valued by employers. Your AAT membership will be awarded by AAT Global, not AAT Australia.

AAT Professional Membership

To be eligible to pursue the AAT Professional Membership you are required to complete the AAT Student Membership within two weeks of starting this program, and you are then required to complete six AAT Exam Assessments. By completing the assessments within this course, you qualify for an exemption from three of these exams, and you must complete the other three exams on-site at one of the AAT Approved facilities to gain AAT Professional Membership.

Receive unlimited support from experienced professionals. Our tutors at The Career Academy are industry experts who are passionate about helping students succeed. Students receive unlimited tutor support via phone and email.

Yash

Yash (Accounting Tutor)

It was such a challenging journey with The Career Academy. The program that I took was not really as easy as I imagined but they made sure that the students will really understand the course. My favorite tutor was Yash Mittal, his feedback were encouraging and gave me so much inspiration and more determination to finish my course.

Ginneth V

Mitali

Mitali (Accounting Tutor)

It was really great to work with Career Academy. The tutors helped me finish the course in a reasonably short time. I am proud of my achievement and am probably continuing my studies at a career academy. Thank you all my tutors:Tracy, Eden, Mitali, Bhavic 

Senam

Upnesh

Upnesh (Accounting Tutor)

Thank you Upnesh Prasad for your colorful and positive feedback.
This gave me a fresh boost for further study.

Tatjana

Sumit

Sumit (Accounting Tutor)

I love my bookkeeper course. It’s so easy to navigate through. The teachers are amazing! They give you the motivation to reach your next module, special thanks to Sumit Sahi, his support was essential to make me feel confidence from the beginning to the end! I hardly recommend this course if you seeking to improve your Bookkeeping skills.

Caro C

bhavik-300x300

Bhavik (Accounting Tutor)

Very good tutor support, thank you Bhavik Daya!
My first assignment was assessed very promptly and with very well explained errors and where I needed to reinforce my knowledge.
I got some good energy for further study.

Tatjana

bethan

Bethan (Accounting Tutor)

I have received a few feedbacks from my tutors since now and must admit the best and the most motivating was from Bethan Hart. Bethan very carefully and deeply analyzed and summarize my work, giving me wonderful and encouraging words at the end. Her positive attitude really motivated me to keep my online study and convinced to work even harder. Maria K.

Maria K

blessing-300x300

Blessing (Accounting Tutor)

I am enjoying my course. Blessing helps me when I need help. Overall I would recommend others to study with The Career Academy and would do future studies.

Monuina L

tracey-300x300

Tracey (Accounting Tutor)

Thank you Tracey Annan for your objective grade on my Myob payroll assignment. I can learn from my mistakes. I think it’s good to do something wrong so we can study more closely and learn more.

Sujatha

Awais

Awais (Accounting Tutor)

I am satisfied with the quality of the course and specially with the tutor Awais Khan who is helping me.

Ines N

Ridge Selvaraj

Ridge (Accounting Tutor)

I enjoyed studying with the Career Academy for an Advanced Certificate in MYOB.The content was easy to understand and the instructions easy to follow as well.The timely response from tutors was exceptional,the help i received from my tutor Ridge Selvaraj was incredible,he was always helpful and even when l asked for explanations regarding the assessments his response was always clear and precise.Thank you for your assistance

Noreen

ABKA1007 Certificate in Accounting

-ABKA202 Accounting and Bookkeeping Fundamentals
-ABKA152 General Journal
-ABKA153 General Ledger and the Trial Balance
-ABKA218 Depreciation
-ABKA106 Adjusting Entries
-ABKA146 Financial Statements
-ABKA133 Understanding GST
-ABKA151 Fundamentals of Income Tax
-ABKA103 Accounting with Xero
-ABKA217 Accounting with MYOB Essentials
-ABKA122 Budgeting, Forecasting, and Cashflow Management
-ABKA189 Financial Statement Analysis
-CITG137 Accounting using Microsoft Excel

ABKA2071 Advanced Certificate in Accounting

Accounting with Excel
-CITG137 Accounting using Microsoft Excel

Accounting Principles 
-ABKA203 Accounting and Business
-ABKA143 Determining Profit
-ABKA126 Issues in Income Determination & Asset Valuation
-ABKA345 Accounting Principles Assessment

Advanced Accounting Principles 
-ABKA124 Tracking Cash & Controlling Assets
-ABKA149 Internal Decision Making
-ABKA109 Analysing Financial Reports
-ABKA224 Financial Reporting Framework
-ABKA346 Advanced Accounting Principles Assessment

Management Accounting 
-ABKA137 Cost Classification
-ABKA138 Costing Methods
-ABKA303 Product & Process Costing
-ABKA305 Standard Costs & Variance Analysis
-ABKA347 Management Accounting Assessment

Advanced Management Accounting
-ABKA304 Activity Based Costing
-ABKA121 Budgeting & CVP Analysis
-ABKA167 Performance Management & Measurement
-ABKA306 Inventory Management & Planning
-ABKG176 Management Accounting: Budgeting
-ABKG180 Management Accounting: Decision and Control
-ABKA348 Advanced Management Accounting Assessment

Taxation 
-ABKA151 Fundamentals of Income Tax
-ABKA133 Understanding GST
-ABKA218 Depreciation

Accounting with Xero 
-ABKA292 Certificate in Xero Assessment

Advanced Xero 
-ABKA293 Advanced Certificate in Xero Assessment

Accounting Practices
-ABKA154 SPFR Framework For For-Profit Entities Part 1
-ABKA173 SPFR Framework For For-Profit Entities Part 2
-ABKA112 SPFR Framework For For-Profit Entities Part 3
-ABKA110 Verification, Completeness & Justification
-ABKA226 Accounting for a Full Year Case Study
-ABKA227 Looking Forward Case Study
-ABKG181 Financial Statements of Limited Companies
-ABKG184 Accounting Systems & Controls
-ABKA350 Accounting Practices Assessment

Auditing
-ABKG187 External Auditing

Our free course guide contains detailed information about each course modules and how it will help you advance your skills.

Career Projections

The availability of accounting-related roles in Australia is expected to increase resulting in over 84,000 job openings over 5 years. The salary range for Accounting Technicians is between $62,278 – 76,876 per year.

 

Sources: Seek, The Department of Education

 

Qualification details: Gain membership to AAT Global. Gain an internationally recognised credential, respected and valued by employers. Your AAT membership will be awarded by AAT Global, not AAT Australia.

AAT Professional Membership

To be eligible to pursue the AAT Professional Membership you are required to complete the AAT Student Membership within two weeks of starting this program, and you are then required to complete six AAT Exam Assessments. By completing the assessments within this course, you qualify for an exemption from three of these exams, and you must complete the other three exams on-site at one of the AAT Approved facilities to gain AAT Professional Membership.

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 Advanced Certificate in Accounting

Step two is completing the AAT Professional Advanced Certificate 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. See module details.

What our students say about this course

Receive Unlimited Support From Experienced Professionals

Our tutors at The Career Academy are industry experts who are passionate about helping students succeed. Students receive unlimited tutor support via phone and email.

Yash

Yash (Accounting Tutor)

It was such a challenging journey with The Career Academy. The program that I took was not really as easy as I imagined but they made sure that the students will really understand the course. My favorite tutor was Yash Mittal, his feedback were encouraging and gave me so much inspiration and more determination to finish my course.

Ginneth V

Mitali

Mitali (Accounting Tutor)

It was really great to work with Career Academy. The tutors helped me finish the course in a reasonably short time. I am proud of my achievement and am probably continuing my studies at a career academy. Thank you all my tutors:Tracy, Eden, Mitali, Bhavic 

Senam

Upnesh

Upnesh (Accounting Tutor)

Thank you Upnesh Prasad for your colorful and positive feedback.
This gave me a fresh boost for further study.

Tatjana

Sumit

Sumit (Accounting Tutor)

I love my bookkeeper course. It's so easy to navigate through. The teachers are amazing! They give you the motivation to reach your next module, special thanks to Sumit Sahi, his support was essential to make me feel confidence from the beginning to the end! I hardly recommend this course if you seeking to improve your Bookkeeping skills.

Caro C

bhavik-300x300

Bhavik (Accounting Tutor)

Very good tutor support, thank you Bhavik Daya!
My first assignment was assessed very promptly and with very well explained errors and where I needed to reinforce my knowledge.
I got some good energy for further study.

Tatjana

blessing-300x300

Blessing (Accounting Tutor)

I am enjoying my course. Blessing helps me when I need help. Overall I would recommend others to study with The Career Academy and would do future studies.

Monuina L

bethan

Bethan (Accounting Tutor)

I have received a few feedbacks from my tutors since now and must admit the best and the most motivating was from Bethan Hart. Bethan very carefully and deeply analyzed and summarize my work, giving me wonderful and encouraging words at the end. Her positive attitude really motivated me to keep my online study and convinced to work even harder. Maria K.

Maria K

tracey-300x300

Tracey (Accounting Tutor)

Thank you Tracey Annan for your objective grade on my Myob payroll assignment. I can learn from my mistakes. I think it’s good to do something wrong so we can study more closely and learn more.

Sujatha

Awais

Tracey (Accounting Tutor)

I am satisfied with the quality of the course and specially with the tutor Awais Khan who is helping me.

 

Ines N

Ridge-Selvaraj

Ridge (Accounting Tutor)

I enjoyed studying with the Career Academy for an Advanced Certificate in MYOB.The content was easy to understand and the instructions easy to follow as well.The timely response from tutors was exceptional,the help i received from my tutor Ridge Selvaraj was incredible,he was always helpful and even when l asked for explanations regarding the assessments his response was always clear and precise.Thank you for your assistance

Noreen

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