Accounting AAT (Certificate) | New College Courses

Accounting AAT (Certificate)

Course Code


AAT are a worldwide organisation with more than 100,000 members and are established as the standard for accounting technicians.


  • The Course


The course is designed for those students who wish to enter into the accounting profession, and would prefer to study a more vocational route than the academic ‘A’ level route.




  • Where it will lead


Those who are serious about progressing their accounting studies, and have successfully completed this course, can study for the AAT Diploma in Accounting




  • Entry Requirements


5 GCSE’s - grade A* - C (including Grade 4 or C in Maths and English Language)


*Please note that these entry grade requirements are different to those published in the 2017 prospectus.  Grade requirements as detailed here and on the website should always be used as the most accurate and up-to-date ones.



  • Study Programme


You will study the following five topics:

  • Bookkeeping transactions
  • Bookkeeping Controls
  • Elements of Costing
  • Using Accounting Software
  • Foundation Certificate in Accounting Synoptic Assessment


The work will be mainly teacher directed, and you will have the opportunity to complete lots of practice activities.



  • Assessment


You will be assessed through 5 computer-based exams.  This course will require a considerable amount of home study to supplement the lessons.  In each examination you are required to achieve at least 70%.




  • Time


This course runs for 34 weeks starting in September and is 5 hours per week.



  • Do I need to bring anything?


Basic study materials including a calculator




  • Expenses


You will be advised on the text books to purchase. Any exam retakes will also incur additional costs.




  • Other Information


For more information about this course please contact:


For general enquiries, please contact