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.

  • Fast track your accounting career with The Career Academy.
  • AAT is the world’s leading professional body for accounting technicians, with over 140,000 members.
  • Your membership to AAT gives employers the security of knowing you meet AAT’s renowned international standards.

Developed and delivered by an AAT Approved Training Provider. Provider code: OO01000627

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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

Course Summary

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.

Course pricing:

$2,450.00

+ GST

or from $25 a week on an interest free payment plan

The Accounting Pathway Program comprises the following two programs:

• ABKN1007 – Certificate in Accounting

• ABKN2071 – Diploma in Accounting

 

Refer below for a detailed outline of the modules/courses contained in each Program.

 

ABKN1007 Certificate in Accounting

 

The Certificate in Accounting comprises 13 modules/courses as follows:

ABKN202 Accounting and Bookkeeping Fundamentals

ABKN152 General Journal

ABKN153 General Ledger & the Trial Balance

ABKN218 Depreciation

ABKN106 Adjusting Entries

ABKN146 Financial Statements

ABKN133 Understanding GST

ABKN151 Fundamentals of Income Tax

ABKN103 – Accounting with Xero

ABKN217 Accounting with MYOB

ABKN122 Budgeting, Forecasting, and Cashflow Management

ABKN189 Financial Statement Analysis

CITG137 Accounting using Microsoft Excel

 

ABKN146 – Financial Statements
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

ABKN2071 Diploma in Accounting

 

The Diploma in Accounting covers 10 core modules/courses as follows:

• Accounting with Excel

• Accounting Principles

• Advanced Accounting Principles

• Management Accounting

• Advanced Management Accounting

• Taxation

• Accounting with Xero

• Advanced Xero

• Accounting Practices

• Auditing

 

*You will also be required to complete a prior knowledge quiz to test your current knowledge of accounting and business. There are 40 questions in this quiz and a pass mark of 80% must be achieved to proceed.

ABKN146 – Financial Statements
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

 

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.”

Our free course guide contains detailed information about each course modules and how it will help you advance your skills.

Who is this course for?

  • Employees in an accounts position eager for promotion
  • People wishing to start the Accounting Pathway Program and pathway into becoming a qualified Accounting Technician

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:

 

  • Accountant
  • Bookkeeper
  • Accounting Technician

 

Career Projections

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

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

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.

Ginneth V

Mitali

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 

Senam

Upnesh

Upnesh (Accounting Tutor)

Thank you Upnesh Prasad for your colorful and positive feedback.
This gave me a fresh boost for further study.

Tatjana

Sumit

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.

Caro C

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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.

Tatjana

bethan

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.

Maria K

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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.

Monuina L

tracey-300x300

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.

Sujatha

Awais

Awais (Accounting Tutor)

I am satisfied with the quality of the course and specially with the tutor Awais Khan who is helping me.

Ines N

Ridge-Selvaraj

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

Noreen

The Accounting Pathway Program comprises the following two programs:

• ABKN1007 – Certificate in Accounting

• ABKN2071 – Diploma in Accounting

 

Refer below for a detailed outline of the modules/courses contained in each Program.

 

ABKN1007 Certificate in Accounting

 

The Certificate in Accounting comprises 13 modules/courses as follows:

ABKN202 Accounting and Bookkeeping Fundamentals

ABKN152 General Journal

ABKN153 General Ledger & the Trial Balance

ABKN218 Depreciation

ABKN106 Adjusting Entries

ABKN146 Financial Statements

ABKN133 Understanding GST

ABKN151 Fundamentals of Income Tax

ABKN103 – Accounting with Xero

ABKN217 Accounting with MYOB

ABKN122 Budgeting, Forecasting, and Cashflow Management

ABKN189 Financial Statement Analysis

CITG137 Accounting using Microsoft Excel

 

ABKN146 – Financial Statements
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

Download free course guide to view all 23 modules

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:

 

  • Accountant
  • Bookkeeper
  • Accounting Technician

Career Projections

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

ABKN2071 Diploma in Accounting

 

The Diploma in Accounting covers 10 core modules/courses as follows:

• Accounting with Excel

• Accounting Principles

• Advanced Accounting Principles

• Management Accounting

• Advanced Management Accounting

• Taxation

• Accounting with Xero

• Advanced Xero

• Accounting Practices

• Auditing

 

*You will also be required to complete a prior knowledge quiz to test your current knowledge of accounting and business. There are 40 questions in this quiz and a pass mark of 80% must be achieved to proceed.

ABKN146 – Financial Statements
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

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.”

What our students say about this course

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

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.

Ginneth V

Mitali

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 

Senam

Upnesh

Upnesh (Accounting Tutor)

Thank you Upnesh Prasad for your colorful and positive feedback.
This gave me a fresh boost for further study.

Tatjana

Sumit

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.

Caro C

bhavik-300x300

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.

Tatjana

bethan

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.

Maria K

blessing-300x300

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.

Monuina L

tracey-300x300

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.

Sujatha

Awais

Awais (Accounting Tutor)

I am satisfied with the quality of the course and specially with the tutor Awais Khan who is helping me.

Ines N

Ridge-Selvaraj

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

Noreen

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