AAT Accounts Administration and Payroll Pathway

Take the right path to fast track your career

You’re well on the road to success once you have this course under you belt. You’ll become a professional accounts administrator where you’ll learn how to balance the books, prepare VAT returns and business accounts, before using the prestigious AAT membership to fast track your accounts admin career.

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Duration

~400 Hours | 18 Months Access

Study in your own time, at your own pace. Students generally complete one module per-week.

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Gain AAT Membership

Be awarded with an industry and employer recognised certificate of achievement on completion of this course.

Investment & Payment Options

Improve your career prospects for just £1,250

Or from only £25 per week with our no deposit, interest free payment plan.

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Career Academy | Industry recognised online courses | Xero | Bookkeeping | Accounting more | AAT Accounts Administration and Payroll Pathway
Career Academy | Industry recognised online courses | Xero | Bookkeeping | Accounting more | AAT Accounts Administration and Payroll Pathway

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How you'll benefit

  • Gain a formal qualification – fast track your accounting career, increase your earning potential and get ahead with an AAT Approved Training Provide
  • Gain a formal qualification for your CV – being an Accounting Technician gives employers the confidence that you meet internationally recognised standards.
  • Flexible online study – work at your own pace in your own time and receive unlimited one-on-one tutor support.
  • The Career Academy is an Official Xero Education Partner – get the latest functions, tips and tricks.
  • Developed and delivered by an AAT Approved Training Centre.

Course Modules

The Accounts Administration and Payroll Pathway​ comprises the following courses;

Comprising the following modules:

  • Accounting and Bookkeeping Fundamentals
  • General Journal
  • General Ledger & the Trial Balance
  • Managing Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable & Cash Management
  • Using Microsoft Excel
  • Introduction to Microsoft Word
  • Office Ergonomics & Data Entry
  • Effective Business Communication
  • Producing Business Documents
  • Organise Meetings
  • Time Management, Ethics and Professionalism
  • Fundamentals of Payroll
  • Accounting & Business Prior Knowledge Quiz
  1. Access and save excel templates.
  2. How to open an Excel file and save this using a specific name.
  3. Identify and apply formulas and functions to calculate data.
  4. How to add content, such as pictures and charts, to spreadsheets.
  5. Apply filters to spreadsheet data.
  6. Demonstrate how to sort and manipulate spreadsheet data.
  7. Apply a range of formatting styles to spreadsheet data.
  • Accounting and Business
  • Determining Profit
  •  Issues in Income Determination & Asset Valuation
  •  Tracking Cash & Controlling Assets
  •  Internal Decision Making
  •  Analysing Financial Reports
  •  Financial Reporting Framework
  •  Cost Classification
  •  Costing Methods
  •  Product & Process Costing
  •  Standard Costs & Variance Analysis
  •  Activity Based Costing
  •  Budgeting & CVP Analysis
  •  Performance Management & Measurement
  •  Inventory Management & Planning
  •  Management Accounting: Budgeting
  •  Management Accounting: Decision and Control
  •  Fundamentals of Income Tax
  •  Fundamentals of VAT
  •  Depreciation
  •  SPFR Framework For For-Profit Entities Part 1
  •  SPFR Framework For For-Profit Entities Part 2
  •  SPFR Framework For For-Profit Entities Part 3
  •  Verification, Completeness & Justification
  •  Financial Statements of Limited Companies
  •  Accounting Systems & Controls
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of auditing
  • Demonstrate the importance of professional ethics
  • Evaluate the audited entity’s system of internal control
  • Evaluate audit procedures for obtaining audit evidence
  • Evaluate the planning process
  • Evaluate audit procedures

Why The Career Academy?

We’re an internationally recognised online education provider, who partners with industry to deliver you the latest and most up to date content. We have almost 15 years experience in online education and help change the lives of over 20,000 students every single year.

  • Upskill and be awarded with an industry and employer recognised certificate to help you reach your potential & earn more.
  • You’ll receive unlimited tutor support from experienced professionals
  • Flexible online learning so you can study whenever and wherever you want
  • Get free access to the career centre who will review and improve your CV to help you succeed
  • 83% of our graduates say our qualifications improved their ability to get a new job or promotion

See exactly what you'll be learning

Download a free course guide to find out more about course modules, your tutorspricing and payment details, course duration & access.

Receive unlimited tutor support

Our professional tutors at The Career Academy are industry experts who are passionate about helping students succeed. They’re committed to providing exceptional online course support and personal tutoring to help you succeed. Throughout your course, you’ll receive unlimited tutor support via phone and email.

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Be awarded with an industry recognised certificate

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Upon successful completion of your course, you’ll be presented with a Professional Certificate by The Career Academy. This is an industry recognised certificate which will go a long way to helping you get a new job or promotion. You’ll also be given access to our exclusive Career Centre and be eligible for a free CV Review.

Our students rate us 4.8 out of 5 stars

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100% Money Back Guarantee

After enrolling, you’ll receive an 14-day cooling off period (or trial period). If you decide the course isn’t for you within the trial period, you’ll get a full money back guarantee.*

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Frequently Asked Questions

There are no entry requirements or pre-requisites to enrol into this course. You can enrol online directly by clicking on “Enrol Now” and follow the prompts. Alternatively, you can enrol over the phone with our friendly student advisors. Give them a call on 0800 112 0911 or email them at info@thecareeracademy.co.uk

This course costs £1,250 or only £25 per week on a no deposit, interest free payment plan. Click here to get started now.

This course takes approximately 400 hours, and you’ll have up to 18 months to complete. Study in your own time, at your own pace. Most of The Career Academy courses are designed so that you do one module a week. But if life gets busy you can take longer and even apply for a course extension if you need more time.

Upon the completion of this course, you can obtain a job as an Office Administrator. These jobs in the United Kingdom earn approximately £23,931 per year but can be as high as  £33,696 per year. (Payscale)

Contact a friendly student advisor on 0800 112 0911 to find out about potential career outcomes and see where our courses can take you. Employers also constantly approach The Career Academy looking for students and employers also advertise jobs in the Career Centre (available once you enrol). You’ll also receive a FREE CV review.

This qualification is Internationally recognised. Our qualifications are highly sought after by employers around the world and accredited by global industry bodies such as ICOES.

Your course will be delivered through our online learning platform. You can access our online learning platform from any web browser 24/7 so you can work whenever and wherever you want. You can also interact with your tutors and other students within the learning environment. Online learning allows you to make the best use of your time and puts all the resources you need at your fingertips. There are no set course start dates, you can start whenever you are ready. Your tutors and student services will check in on your progress and help you every step of the way.

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Absolutely! You’ve got a 14 day cooling off period (or trial period) at the start of your course. Take that time to look through all your learning material and get a feel for online learning. If you decide the course isn’t for you within the trial period, you’ll get a full money back guarantee*.

It is a certificate that will improve your job prospects no end. It’s an industry and employer recognised certificate that will increase your job prospects in payroll and accounts administration. It can help you to upskill in your current role, or find that exciting new job. You’ll gain skills in accounts, administration, VAT, Xero, payroll, Microsoft Excel and much more.
Yes, the AAT Pathway with The Career Academy covers payroll.
Varies anywhere from 6 months to 18 months in duration.
Absolutely. Most students nowadays study accounting online.
Absolutely! The AAT Pathway Programs offered by The Career Academy include a payroll component/module.
* Excluding £25 administration fee
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