Bookkeeping and accounting skills lie at the heart of success for thousands of organisations.

You don’t need a business or a financial degree to get into accounting.

If you enjoy working with numbers and are looking for a varied, stable and well-paid job then get an Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) qualification in accountancy with Activate Learning!

Accountancy can be a very diverse career. You can train in business, practice or banking and once qualified, accountants can be found in high-level positions all over the world! There are various specialisations, such as consulting, corporate finance and forensic accounting.

With us, you’ll get AAT-approved programmes that lead to professional bookkeeping status; developing your core skills in business administration, boosting your employability, and supporting your progression into higher education, if this is your intended route.

If you want to work as a professional accountant, we offer a pathway that combines two advanced stage qualifications:

  • AAT diploma for Accounting Technicians
  • a diploma in Business, Accountancy Pathway

Over a million people are currently employed in the wider accountancy profession across the UK.

The accountancy profession plays a crucial supporting role in all types of commerce. The collection, analysis and reporting of financial information is key to business decision-making and administration at all levels. Accountants reported that technological literacy, relationship building, and business advisory were the top three skills needed by those going into the profession in the coming years, all of which you will be introduced to at Activate Learning.

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Anne, Accountancy, Level 4 Activate Learning at Reading College, was able to offer me the flexibility I needed to balance my studies with my work and young family.
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