AAT Accounting Pathway Program
Become a Qualified Accounting Technician and member of AAT!
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.
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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
- Gain AAT Student Membership – processed within the first month of enrolling.
- Get a formal qualification and become a qualified member of the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)
- Gain this qualification for your CV – being an Accounting Technician gives employers the confidence that you meet internationally recognised standards.
- 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.
- This course is recognised by the Institute of Public Accounts (IPA) so you receive FREE Student Membership to IPA on enrolment and Graduate Associate Membership of IPA upon completion!
- Get access to The Career Center – get a FREE CV Review & job tips to help you succeed
Qualification Code: ABKN2070
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.
About the course developers: This course has been developed by qualified chartered accountants and AAT.
Qualification details: You will receive a Diploma in Accounting from the Career Academy and this can be upgraded to an AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting if on completion of the Diploma you complete and pass the AAT synoptic assessment at one of the main centres throughout New Zealand.
or from $25 a week on an interest free payment plan
This course consists of 23 modules:
ABKN202 – Accounting and Bookkeeping Fundamentals
ABKN152 – General Journal
ABKN153 – General Ledger & the Trial Balance
ABKN218 – Depreciation
ABKN106 – Adjusting Entries
ABKN133 – Understanding GST
ABKN151 – Fundamentals of Income Tax
ABKN103 – Accounting with Xero
ABKN217 – Accounting with MYOB Essentials
ABKN122 – Budgeting, Forecasting and Cashflow Management
ABKN189 – Financial Statement Analysis
CITG137 – Accounting using Microsoft Excel
Potential Career Outcomes
The Career Academy’s Accounting graduates are often employed in small businesses or within the finance department of larger companies. On completion of this course, you may apply for jobs such as:
- Accounting Technician
The availability of accounting-related roles in New Zealand is expected to increase resulting in a 3.8 % increase in job openings over the next 5 years. The salary range for Accounting Technicians is between $41,000 – $90,000 per year.
Source: Pay Scale NZ
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.
Diploma in Accounting
Step two is completing the Diploma Accounting. This advanced qualification builds on the practical accounting skills and knowledge gained through the Certificate in Accounting. It will further enhance your accounting skills, enabling you to pursue a career in accounting, finance or business and help you on your pathway come a qualified Accounting Technician and member of the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT). AAT is the world’s leading professional body for accounting technicians, with over 140,000 members. Being a qualified Accounting Technician and member of AAT gives employers the confidence you meet internationally recognised standards.
AAT Professional Membership
On completion of the Diploma you will be awarded a Diploma in Accounting. If you wish to pursue the AAT Professional Membership, then you will need to complete the AAT Professional Diploma Synoptic Assessment which is assessed through a computer-based AAT provider.
“To be eligible to pursue AAT Professional Membership you are required to complete six AAT 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 facilities in the main centres across New Zealand/Australia/Ireland. TCA will cover the costs of the initial exam only and any resit fees are at the expense of the student. The three exams that you must complete at the AAT venue are Financial Statements of Limited Companies, External Auditing and the Professional Synoptic Assessment.”
Read below how former student Nikki Sim became a qualified Accounting Technician!
The Career Academy gave her the opportunity to further her professional development by means of the support and guidance to achieve the Accounting Technician designation.
She is now a fully qualified Accounting Technician and works at Robinson Interiors, whom provide interior fit outs for super yachts. Her role involves daily office management, PA to the CEO as well as performing the main financial functions for the business.
Nikki was her Dad’s co-driver for many years. Now she has her own car and can focus on Rallying. Accounting Technician during the weekdays and rally driver on the weekends!
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 (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.
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
Upnesh (Accounting Tutor)
Thank you Upnesh Prasad for your colorful and positive feedback.
This gave me a fresh boost for further study.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Awais (Accounting Tutor)
I am satisfied with the quality of the course and specially with the tutor Awais Khan who is helping me.
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
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