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AAT Courses in Bookkeeping and Accounting

If you are planning to be an accountant or want to develop the bookkeeping skills for your business, need a professional qualification or looking to set up your own bookkeeping practice, AAT bookkeeping training courses cover everything you need to know.

The AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) is the UK's leading professional body for entry-level accountants. If you seek to develop real-life skills that will help you build a career in accounting or finance, studying for your AAT qualification with KBM Training & Recruitment will help you reach your future goals. 

AAT is the world's leading professional body for accounting technicians. In fact, the AAT accounts for around 80% of all vocational accountancy qualifications, with organisations like Morgan Stanley, Sainsbury's, P&G, the Ministry of Defence and many more continue to hire AAT qualified members. With international recognition, and recognition from sponsoring bodies such as CIPFA, ICAEW and ICAS, it is widely acknowledged as the established industry standard for technical accounting ability. 

The AAT qualification provides you with the complete skills and essential knowledge on how to effectively manage business books, including manual double-entry bookkeeping, associated documents, and process. This qualification develops the skills required to enable you to process bookkeeping transactions and prepare accounts for partnership and sole traders. Providing a solid foundation for all students for any junior accounting roles, these courses will help you enter the workforce in a financial accounting department or as a self-employed bookkeeper.

We at KBM offer three AAT accounting qualifications (level 2, 3 and 4), each level taking between 6 to 18 months to complete. With multiple locations across London, we offer weekdays and weekend classes. These qualifications provide training for a huge range of accounting and finance roles and are respected by employers worldwide. If you want to see the detailed content for each course follow the links below.

AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping | AAT Level 2 Bookkeeping Course
Advanced Diploma in Accounting | AAT Accounting Level 3
Professional Diploma in Accounting | AAT Level 4

AAT full membership (MAAT)

The AAT full membership (MAAT) is an internationally recognised professional status in accounting and finance. It demonstrates a high standard of education and experience to employers and clients, along with a commitment to development and keeping your skills current.

You can become a full member if you have completed the Professional Diploma in Accounting and you possess at least 6 months experience in accountancy sector.

We provide work placement opportunity to all our AAT students in our partner company KBM Chartered Certified Accountants & Registered Auditors to gain Accountancy Work Experience (PER).

We are also a recruitment firm and we prepare candidates for any level of accountancy jobs. Our strong links with the top employers make it easier for us to place our candidates into jobs straight after the work placement, from entry-level accounting roles to complex accounting disciplines, our trainings open the route into accounting for all levels.

Why practical skills are important?

Though having theoretical knowledge of any course you study is important, practical training in financial processes provides a greater understanding and actual experience in accounting tasks. Incorporating accounting principles with practical skills into your studies is proven to help you better retain knowledge and get a better feel of the work you do when you get employed. Employers are reluctant to employ an inexperienced fresh graduate even with an impressive academic record. They prefer somebody with experience, who are ready to work from day one, without the need to be trained.

All our training are delivered on a one-to-one basis and are hands-on. You will work on real documents using accounting software used by the majority of organisations in the UK under the supervision of Certified Chartered Accountants.

You will be given a guaranteed opportunity at the end of your training to work in one of our partner companies as a Work Placement trainee.

Training will be provided on software like Sage 50 Aaccounts, Sage 50 Payroll, QuickBooks, VT, IRIS, Excel and many more. We will also install the Sage 50 Accounts software on your laptops for Free.

At the end of the training, we will help and guide you to prepare your professional CV and prepare you for interviews. This training program will be reflected as a work experience on your CV.

We can train you practically in the following areas:

  • Bookkeeping
  • Payroll Administration
  • VAT Management
  • Final Accounts Preparation
  • Corporation Tax
  • Management Accounts
  • Self Assessment Returns

Services include. (If you book for any of the structured training programs)

  • Practical training on various software using real data
  • Software installed on your laptop
  • Professional CV preparation
  • Regular performance reviews
  • Job market awareness sessions
  • Interview reparation
  • Professional reference to potential employers
  • Guaranteed work placement at the end of the training

If you would like to know more about the AAT qualifications with work experience, please call on 02089924506 or fill in your details in the enquiry form and one of our career advisers will contact you

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