AAT Accounting Pathway Program

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    Short Course
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  • Duration:
    Approximately 300 hours
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Fast track your accounting career with The Career Academy. This AAT Accounting Pathway 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.

This compressive qualification covers higher accounting tasks, including drafting financial statements, managing budgets and evaluation of financial performance.

AAT Global is the world’s leading professional body for accounting technicians, with over 140,000 members. Your membership gives your clients the confidence that you meet AAT Global’s renowned international standards.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

In this AAT Accounting Pathway Program course, the subjects you may study include:

Certificate in Accounting

  • Accounting and Bookkeeping Fundamentals
  • General Journal
  • General Ledger and the Trial Balance
  • Depreciation
  • Adjusting Entries
  • Financial Statements
  • Understanding GST
  • Fundamentals of Income Tax
  • Accounting with Xero
  • Accounting with MYOB Essentials
  • Budgeting, Forecasting and Cashflow Management
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Accounting using Microsoft Excel

AAT Professional Advanced Certificate in Accounting

  • Accounting & Business Prior Knowledge Quiz

Accounting with Excel:

  • Accounting using Microsoft Excel

Accounting Principles:

  • Accounting and Business
  • Determining Profit
  • Issues in Income Determination and Asset Valuation

Advanced Accounting Principles:

  • Tracking Cash and Controlling Assets
  • Internal Decision Making
  • Analysing Financial Reports
  • Financial Reporting Framework

Management Accounting:

  • Cost Classification
  • Costing Methods
  • Product and Process Costing
  • Standard Costs and Variance Analysis

Advanced Management Accounting:

  • Activity Based Costing
  • Budgeting and CVP Analysis
  • Performance Management and Measurement
  • Inventory Management and Planning
  • Management Accounting: Budgeting
  • Management Accounting: Decision and Control


  • Fundamentals of Income Tax
  • Understanding GST
  • Depreciation

Accounting with Xero:

  • Introduction to Xero Online
  • Xero Chart of Accounts
  • Managing Contacts with Xero
  • Xero Sales, Invoices, Quotes and Inventory
  • Xero Purchases and Bills
  • Xero Bank Reconciliation and Managing Accounts
  • Xero Reporting Overview
  • Xero and Payroll Add-ons

Advanced Xero:

  • Bank Reconciliation and Activity Statement Preparation with Xero
  • Aged Receivables and Payables in Xero
  • Managing Fixed Assets with Xero
  • Budgeting with Xero
  • Tracking Categories in Xero
  • Report Preparation and Analysis in Xero
  • Customising Templates in Xero
  • How to Make the Most of Xero

Accounting Practices:

  • 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 and Justification
  • Financial Statements of Limited Companies
  • Accounting Systems and Controls


  • External Auditing

When you want to build your skills in areas like accounting, business administration, bookkeeping, event and wedding planning, hospitality and more, then trust the education experts at The Career Academy to get you in the know!

Their range of online courses are driven by a team of developers and tutors who are dedicated to ensuring you receive an exceptional learning experience – it’s no wonder Careers Academy is an award-winning educator. Upskill faster with a course from The Career Academy!

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The Career Academy is dedicated to the success of their graduates which is why they offer students access to their Career Centre to help them with creating a winning CV, LinkedIn profile, offer interview tips and more.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this AAT Accounting Pathway Program from The Career Academy participants will be able to:

  • Fast track their accounting career and increase their earning potential and get ahead with an AAT Approved Training Provider
  • Become a qualified accountant and member of the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)
  • Gain this qualification for your CV
  • 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.

How Much Will It Cost?

$2,450 + GST or only $25 per week on an interest free payment plan.

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