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AAT ANNOUNCES SHORTLIST FOR TRAINING PROVIDER AWARDS 2016

Friday 8 April 2016The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) today reveals the shortlist for this year’s Training Provider Awards, which celebrate the achievements of providers and individuals who have demonstrated excellence in the delivery of AAT qualifications.Over 100 applications, a record for the awards which are now in their third year, were received across 12 categories, including a new award for ‘AAT Champion’. In addition, the shortlist for the ‘Tutor of the Year’ category,…See More
Apr 8, 2016
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Oct 15, 2015
Press Release by AAT

8 in 10 young people say: "Education does not prepare us for work"

Eight out of ten 18-24 year olds say education does not prepare them for work new research from AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) has found. In a poll of 1,000 young people 61% agree that their education did not prepare them at all and 22% say it did not prepare them completely. Only 17% said that they felt their education had helped them to be ready for employment.  AAT’s research mirrors a…See More
Aug 4, 2015
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Students awarded free AAT distance learning with Premier Training

Earlier this year Premier Training offered one lucky student the chance to study the AAT Accounting Qualification for free through a sponsorship programme. Designed to increase opportunities for those looking to gain a professional qualification but who faced significant barriers, financial or otherwise, to do so. It was open to anyone over the age of 16 and no…See More
May 26, 2015
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AAT win award for revision aid and learning support tool

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) picked up the Successful Virtual Offering award at the Association Network awards. AAT won for its blended eLearning support material, containing revision and learning support content. To date, 1 million Greenlight tests have been taken and over 900,000 hits have been received on the e-learning materials. The Successful Virtual Offering award was given to recognise AAT’s innovative use of blended eLearning material to support students through…See More
Dec 11, 2014
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Apprenticeships can drive UK growth, says AAT, provided we create enough in the right areas

Apprenticeships can drive UK growth, says AAT, provided we create enough in the right areasApprenticeship funding should target current and future skills shortagesMore apprentices are needed in construction and ICT to fill today’s skills gapsUK economy needs to fill 1.6 m new technical and professional jobs by 2020Switch to employer-run system is “crucial opportunity” to get right apprenticeships in right areasNew research from the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT), the UK’s leading…See More
Dec 10, 2014
Press Release by AAT

New AAT qualification for people starting a career in bookkeeping

AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) has launched a new qualification aimed at people who want to develop their understanding of the bookkeeping principles. The Level 2 AAT Bookkeeping qualification gives the learner the necessary skills to execute the principles of double entry bookkeeping and understanding journals, control…See More
Jun 18, 2014
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Adult Learners’ Week accolades for AAT employer

Hinckley based company Custom Enterprises Limited, has been recognised with an Employer Award in the East Midlands at the Adult Learners’ Week awards ceremony held in Leicester on Friday 6 June.The company is an Accredited Employer with the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) and has been awarded for its commitment to training each employee and helping them to develop their…See More
Jun 6, 2014
Press Release by AAT

Rachel Banfield takes up the office of AAT President

Rachel Banfield became the 34th President of the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) on 16 May. With over 130,000 members, AAT is the UK’s leading qualifications and membership body for accounting technicians.Rachel has served as Vice-President of AAT for one year and was nominated to AAT Council by CIPFA in 2004 and has served as an elected member since 2006.Commenting on the announcement, Mark Farrar, AAT’s Chief Executive said: “Rachel Banfield…See More
May 29, 2014
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AAT unveils winners of the Training Provider Awards 2014

The inaugural AAT Training Provider Awards were held in Birmingham on 3 April 2014. The awards are designed to celebrate the use of new technologies and innovative ways that training providers engage with their students. Despite being only the first year, there were around 3,500 votes for Tutor of the Year, about 35 students nominated for Student of the Year and over 70 entries across the other categories. The winners were announced by AAT President Mike Evans at a ceremony held at the Hilton…See More
Apr 4, 2014
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Apprentices boosted UK business by £1.8 billion last year

Apprentices delivered around £1.8 billion of net economic benefits to UK organisations last year according to the latest research from the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT), the UK’s leading qualification and membership body for accounting staff.  The report compiled by the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr) found that apprentices offer UK businesses a significant return on their investment, with economic output often exceeding average wage and training costs. The…See More
Mar 3, 2014
Press Release by AAT

Rotherham College Accountancy Clinic: bringing AAT students and local businesses together

With youth unemployment already high, finding work experience as an AAT student can be difficult. Sam Hannigan, curriculum leader at Rotherham College, profiles her college’s innovative accountancy clinic which sees students offer local businesses accounting services for freeWe currently have 19 students studying AAT Level 3 at Rotherham College full time studying the fast track programme which means they are sandwiching two years of…See More
Feb 13, 2014
Press Release by AAT

Rotherham College Accountancy Clinic: bringing AAT students and local businesses together

With youth unemployment already high, finding work experience as an AAT student can be difficult. Sam Hannigan, curriculum leader at Rotherham College, profiles her college’s innovative accountancy clinic which sees students offer local businesses accounting services for freeWe currently have 19 students studying AAT Level 3 at Rotherham College full time studying the fast track programme which means they are sandwiching two years of…See More
Feb 11, 2014
Press Release by AAT

We’re helping SMEs grow in Essex

Matt Willis, Programme Manager from Essex County Council, talks us through the ‘Skills for Economic Growth’ training grant and how AAT is helping local businesses grow.More than 50 financial services businesses in Essex have taken advantage of a training grant under the Skills for Economic Growth initiative in just over a year. Matt Willis, Programme Manager at Essex County Council, outlines the project and how AAT is…See More
Jan 6, 2014
Press Release by AAT

Students awarded free distance learning with Premier Training

Earlier this year, Premier Training offered one lucky student the chance to study the AAT Accounting Qualification for free through a new sponsorship programme.The programme was designed to increase opportunities for those looking to gain a professional qualification but who faced significant barriers to do so. It was open to anyone over the age of 16 and no…See More
Dec 2, 2013
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More students want to start their own business – AAT research reveals

More students are interested in apprenticeships and starting their own business than ever before according to research from AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians).A survey of over 2,400 AAT members (including over 1,500 students) conducted earlier this year revealed that apprenticeships have grown in popularity. 25 per cent are currently studying as part of a formal apprenticeship scheme - up nearly 10 per cent from this time last year.…See More
Nov 12, 2013

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AAT ANNOUNCES SHORTLIST FOR TRAINING PROVIDER AWARDS 2016

Friday 8 April 2016

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) today reveals the shortlist for this year’s Training Provider Awards, which celebrate the achievements of providers and individuals who have demonstrated excellence in the delivery of AAT qualifications.

Over 100 applications, a record for the awards which are now in their third year, were received across 12 categories, including a new award for ‘AAT Champion’. In addition, the shortlist for the ‘Tutor of the…

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Released on April 8, 2016 at 10:27 —

AAT increases number of qualification certificates issued

AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) increased the number of qualification certificates issued by 6% in academic year 2013–2014 according to latest Ofqual statistics.

 

AAT was the only awarding body to have an increase in number of certificates issued compared to the other top five providers in the business, administration, finance and law sector subject area. There was also an overall decrease of 7% in the total…

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Released on October 15, 2015 at 10:51 —

8 in 10 young people say: "Education does not prepare us for work"

Eight out of ten 18-24 year olds say education does not prepare them for work new research from AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) has found.

 

In a poll of 1,000 young people 61% agree that their education did not prepare them at all and 22% say it did not prepare them completely. Only 17% said that they felt their education had helped them to be ready for employment.  AAT’s research mirrors a…

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Released on August 3, 2015 at 10:04 —

Students awarded free AAT distance learning with Premier Training

Earlier this year Premier Training offered one lucky student the chance to study the AAT Accounting Qualification for free through a sponsorship programme. Designed to increase opportunities for those looking to gain a professional qualification but who faced significant barriers, financial or otherwise, to do so. It was open to anyone over the age of 16 and no…

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Released on May 26, 2015 at 9:00 —

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