Our accounting courses will teach you the skills needed to start a new and exciting career. We deliver Introduction to accounting and AAT foundation intermediate and professional levels.

Funding Support

  • If you are unemployed or earning less than £17,004 annual gross salary – your level 2 course could be free
  • If you are aged 19-23 and do not hold a full level 3 qualification – your level 3 course could be free
  • If you are aged 24+ and wish to undertake a course at level 3 or above you could take out a 19+ learning loan. You’ll only repay when your income is over £511 a week or £2,214 a month
  • If your household income is less than £30k per annum you could receive support to help with associated learning costs e.g. books, travel, childcare, laptop and wifi

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Why choose these courses?

AAT qualifications are a badge of excellence.

  • Learn the skills employers want
  • Retrain at any age
  • Part time learning offers the flexibility to continue working, whilst progressing towards a new and exciting career
  • Funding for these courses could be available
  • No previous experience needed
  • Increase your earning potential
  • A great progression route leading to professional membership

The teaching and learning sessions available are held between 9.30am – 2.30pm (day sessions) and 5pm – 9.30pm (evening sessions). From Sept 2021 we will offer both classroom and online delivery.

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What is an AAT qualification?

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) is one of the key professional membership bodies for the accounting and bookkeeping sector. Each AAT qualification equips you with the knowledge and practical skills required to succeed in the world of finance and business. It is considered an industry standard – many employers look for an AAT qualification when hiring for financial roles.

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Courses and locations

We offer the following accounting courses at locations across Essex:

  • AAT Foundation L2
    This course will prepare you for junior and entry level accounting roles by giving you a solid foundation in finance administration – covering areas such as double entry bookkeeping and basic costing principles. To further develop your skills you can go on to study the Advanced courses and achieve the AAT Accounting Qualification.
  • AAT Advanced L3
    On this course you’ll master more complex financial processes, including final accounts for sole traders and partnerships, costs and revenues and professional ethics, making it perfect for anyone interested in a career in bookkeeping, or who wants to go on to become a fully-qualified accountant.
  • AAT Professional L4
    This course covers high level accounting and finance topics and tasks including management accounting, budgeting management accounting, decision and control financial statements of Ltd companies, accounting systems and controls.

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Get back into work

These FREE online workshops will help you to improve your employment prospects to get back into work or move into a new job opportunity. We will support you to achieve your career goals.

  • How do I get a job in a changing world?
  • Get to grips with modern recruitment practices
  • Now let’s get the job

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How to enrol

Before you can enrol on any level Accounting course, we will meet with you to complete an assessment and discuss which course is most suitable. Assessments can be booked by calling 0345 603 7635.

Further details, including course information sheets, are available through the full list of Accounting courses.

We are happy to provide you with more information before you make a decision. Fill out the contact form below and one of our tutors will get back to you.

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Learner feedback

Just want to say the Sage essentials course I went to today was outstanding ! I learnt so much in 5 hours and Joanne was such an amazing tutor she explained it perfectly in a way everyone understood .I had a really lovely time . Thank you