04 Jul Registrations Open for the AAT accountancy and bookkeeping qualifications
Registrations Open for the AAT accountancy and bookkeeping qualifications
EIMF will be accepting registration for the accountancy and bookkeeping qualifications offered by the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT). The courses will be taking place in Nicosia and EIMF will offer a flexible evening course schedule to allow participants to work and study. The courses will prepare students to get any of the following professional qualifications
- Certificate in Bookkeeping
- Certificate in Accounting
- Diploma in Accounting
- Advanced Diploma in Accounting.
Regardless of your age or employment history it’s never too late to start a career in finance. In fact, over half of the people who get in touch about our courses have never worked in the financial sector before.
By successfully completing the Professional Diploma in Accounting students will be able to become an AAT full member, you can use the letters MAAT after their name. These letters will tell employers and clients that you’ve proven your expertise – and made a commitment to maintaining it. You’ll enjoy elevated professional credibility and status, increasing your opportunities for career progression and fulfilling your salary expectations.
Course start in September and students applying until August 8th can receive a 20% off the fees of the entire qualification. The discount does not apply to the exam fees. To review the AAT course schedule and prices please visit our Website.
What happens after graduation?
Depending on the route taken, qualification and subsequent work experience, you may cover a range of roles including gathering, checking and analysing financial information.
Work in finance and accounting role in any firm private or public organization.
Certificate in Accounting
After sitting the introductory certificate you’ll be qualified for a number of entry level roles, including accounts administrator, accounts assistant, payroll officer, sales ledger clerk and tax trainee.
Diploma in Accounting
At intermediate level, you open yourself up to roles such as assistant accountant, audit trainee, bookkeeper, credit controller and payroll supervisor.
Diploma in Accounting
After sitting an advanced qualification you can consider careers such as senior finance officer, senior bookkeeper, tax supervisor and VAT accountant.
AAT members can also choose to open their own business and provide a range of accountancy services. These tend to be in a specialist area of accounting and may include:
advising on budgets; advising on taxation issues and ensuring compliance with taxation legislation; calculating end-of-year accounts; consultancy.
Graduates may also decide to continue your studies with another chartered accountancy body. The majority of the chartered and certified accountancy bodies recognize the AAT Accounting Qualification, so you can receive exemptions from certain modules. AAT is sponsored by the professional accounting bodies CIPFA, ICAEW, CIMA and ICAS. Find out what credits you’ll receive for prior learning with:
- The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW website)
- Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA website)
- Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA website).
Another option for an AAT qualified graduate is to go to university. The AAT Accounting Qualification is a great vocational qualification, but after you’ve qualified, you may want to study for a full university degree. Completion of the AAT Level 3 Accounting Qualification equals 160 UCAS points. More than 30 UK universities and higher education institutes offer exemptions to AAT professional members enrolling on accounting and finance-related degrees.
About the AAT
As a member of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), AAT can provide Cypriot students with qualifications that meet global standards, and support them into successful careers. This will also help support the Cypriot economy by training students who can meet the demands of businesses in Cyprus for skilled financial professionals.
These Accounting qualifications fill in a gap in the market since nothing has been offered in Cyprus until now that covers these specific training needs. By obtaining this qualification, successful candidates will be able to enjoy a successful career in the market since the demand for people with recognised and respected accounting and financial qualifications remains high. AAT students are able to use their newly acquired skills for a successful career since they will now hold knowledge that can be immediately used in the business.
Qualifications designed with employers in mind
The AAT Accounting Qualification is designed with input from employers, so you know you’re getting the skills companies want and need and which will help you further your career.
AAT – a recognisable name
Employers trust AAT. Studying with AAT means you are working towards an industry-recognised qualification, with a reputable qualifications body that is responsible for 90% of all work-related qualifications in accounting.