The AAT Accounting Qualification gives you practical, internationally recognised finance and accountancy skills that can open doors for you in any industry across the world.

AAT is open to everyone - you dont need previous qualifications or experience and you can work at a pace that fits in with your lifestyle. Whether you're looking for your first job in accountancy, or simply want to enhance your existing accounting skills, AAT will give you the training you need.

AAT offers a range of benefits for student members (including study support, career advice to help find the perfect job and exclusive discounts), as well as a route into chartered accountancy. If you choose to further your studies with one of the leading chartered professional bodies, such as ACCA, CIPFA or CIMA, your AAT qualification will give you generous exemptions.


Why choose The Northern Path as your AAT training provider?


The Northern Path are unique as an AAT Training Provider due to the fact that we are business who help and support companies across the UK with their day to day operations from finance to logistics to manufacturing and beyond utilising business management software. As a result we:

    - Understand the issues faced by businesses of all shapes and sizes as we are often engaged to resolve them

    - Our training is based on real world scenarios that you will face in business

    - Our team has worked for direclty for Sage and understands how business software should be used and the benefits it provides

    - Can help you translate your AAT course into your actual business working life with practical real-world examples

What are the benefits of AAT membership?

Employment prospects

Real value for money

Combining study with full-time work or a family

Achieve success

What Level shall I start at?


Not sure what level to start at? Use AAT Skillcheck to see which of Levels 2 or 3 of the AAT Accounting Qualification best suits your skills.

Learn more about each level of the AAT Accounting Qualification. Or why not contact us to discuss your specific requirements?

Next steps after qualifying

Once you've achieved the AAT Accounting Qualification, you'll be able to:

  • - Apply for AAT professional membership and use the letters MAAT after your name
  • - Progress to chartered accountancy (gaining generous exemptions)
  • - Become your own boss with our members in practice (MIP) scheme
  • - Progress to university with AAT giving you 160 UCAS points
  • - Work overseas with our internationally recognised qualification.

Find out more about our courses