Accountancy does not require any specific academic background
An interest and good ability in maths is, however, important for this job
Training is provided on the job, or from assessment centres, and consists of taught modules, portfolio work, and exams
The ACA qualification is the usual qualification for graduates. However, an AAT qualification allows people with lower grades to enter the profession
The ACA qualification is earned through a mix of practical paid work for a company and study.
This qualification is required for many higher level jobs in accounting.
Generally, people earn this qualification while working and it is sponsored by the employer.
AAT training schemes are often open to people without degrees or with 2.2s
This qualification allows you to work as an accountancy technician, further qualifications are needed to become an accountant
Doing an AAT course will mean you can skip parts of the ACA qualification