Aspire Sussex has become an approved AAT provider

Aspire Sussex has been accredited by the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) to deliver its accounting qualifications.

AAT is the UK’s leading qualification and professional body for vocational accountants. Its qualifications give students practical skills to work in a range of finance and accounting jobs. People with AAT qualifications go on to work at all levels and in all sectors of the economy with some running their own accountancy practices.

Aspire Sussex are pleased to be offering the following AAT qualifications in local centres across West Sussex:

  • Level 1 Award in Accounting (Access)
  • Level 1 Award in Bookkeeping
  • Level 1 Award in Computerised Accounting
  • Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping
  • Level 2 Accounting Skills to Run Your Business

Only AAT Approved training providers are allowed to deliver AAT qualifications and courses and they must first go through a rigorous verification process. Students should therefore only register with an AAT Approved training provider to ensure they receive the highest standard of teaching.

Commenting on the announcement Robyn Kohler, Aspire Sussex CEO said: “AAT strengthens our offering in the accounting and finance fields by matching this prominent qualification with our tutors wealth of knowledge and expertise in training accountancy students. It will offer students the chance to learn some of the most in-demand skills in the world, and gain a professional status they can be proud of.”

Mark Farrar, AAT Chief Executive, said: “Every business needs well trained finance staff and an AAT qualification demonstrates to a prospective employer that you have the skills to do a job. Gaining an AAT qualification, which are internationally recognised and respected, is a great step into a professional finance career.”

For further information please contact Aspire Sussex on 0345 6 01 01 61 or visit