Accounting Technician

 

What is the study path to become an Accounting Technician?

First you will need a Senior Certificate / Matric with Mathematics

Undergraduate: An accounting degree or diploma at a university of technology

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) qualifications are: Certificate in Accounting – there are no formal entry requirements.

Advanced Certificate in Accounting -Students normally start at the Certificate Stage, but entry direct to the Advanced Certificate Stage is permitted provided you can satisfy the Association of Accounting Technicians’ entry requirements.

Diploma in Accounting – students will normally be expected to complete Certificate and Advanced

Certificate stages but entry direct to the Diploma Stage is permitted provided you can satisfy the Association of Accounting Technicians’ entry requirements.

Professional bodies: Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)

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How do I become a Certified Accounting Technician?

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants qualification is called Certified Accounting Technician (CAT). In order to become an ACCA-qualified accounting technician you need to complete the practical experience requirement (PER) as well as passing your exams and the professional ethics module.

Professional bodies: Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)