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If you are interested in a career in Accounting, gaining an accredited qualification in Accountancy will provide the necessary business and finance skills. Accounting is a necessary function of all businesses so there is a vast range of job opportunities.

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AAT is the Association of Accounting Technicians which delivers internationally recognised high-quality accounting and finance qualifications.

Whether you are looking for your first role, changing your career or working towards a promotion, an AAT qualification on your CV shows employers that you have the level of excellence and work-readiness they need.

Bookkeepers/Accounting Technicians can earn between £18,000.00 and £30,000.00 

Private Practice Accountants/Management Accountants can earn between £18,000.00 and £100,000.00 

Outstanding teaching

Professionally qualified tutors with industry experience

Exciting time to join

Technology is altering the way business and accountants work

Support from your peers

Learning in college means lots of support from your classmates

Multiple career options

AAT opens the door to exciting careers in all sectors

Key information

Courses take place at Lichfield College during the day and evening classes are at Tamworth College. You will be taught in the classroom for the equivalent of one day a week.

All assessments are written and marked by the AAT through online exams. There is a recognised training path through three main levels with each completed over an academic year. The assessments are spread throughout the year with approximately 8 weeks of teaching before each exam.

Your tutors will be experienced accountants who will share their practical knowledge with you and relate the subjects you learn to the working world.

Career Pathways

You can become a:

  • Accountant
  • Assistant finance officer
  • Finance officer
  • Accounts administrator
  • Billing accountant
  • Practice consultant
  • Tax supervisor
  • Commercial analyst
  • Head of finance
  • Accounts assistant

Take the next step with a career in Accounts

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Why SSC?

At South Staffordshire College our students come first, and everything we do is aimed at helping you to realise your full potential. We are about careers not courses and our expert staff will make sure you have the skills and knowledge needed to give you that competitive edge for when you start your career within your chosen industry.

As a school leaver, you will be treated as an adult, within a friendly and supportive environment. You’ll enjoy more freedom and independence, and you’ll make many new friends, all with the same passion and journey ahead as you. As an adult, we understand you may feel uneasy about returning to education, but there is no need to be. We have smaller class sizes and supportive tutors to make you feel very welcome.

#CreateYourCareer with us.

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