How we’re helping students and finance teams this month (June 2023)

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As an employer, you won’t always know what resources AAT has available to help your students and apprentices. So we are starting a new monthly round-up of our communications and resources.

We’re also including resources that will be helpful to non-finance professionals within your organisations.

AQ 2016 campaign

At the time of publication, there are 101 days to go before AAT retires its AQ2016 qualification. Many thousands of students have yet to complete their courses or apprenticeship, AAT has therefore launched a campaign for those studying AQ2016 qualification to cross the finish line before 30 September.

Tackling synoptic assessments

Thousands of students have only one hurdle left – passing their synoptic exam. It can seem daunting, but we have a package of resources to walk them through successful preparation.

Booking assessments

Here’s a really important heads-up about assessments. As part of our campaign, we’re advising students to book their assessments now. It’s going to become harder to find places as more assessment centres begin to focus on AAT’s new qualification suite, Q2022 – so make sure your employees don’t’ miss out.

Help with key modules

Not everyone has got to the synoptic stage yet. We still have a full range of resources available for those tackling individual modules.

Download our study planner (by level) to help organise the end game


Here’s a selection of resources to help students maintain their resilience as they work through their studies.


The first examiner’s reports are out for AAT’s recently introduced Q2022 qualification. We’ve asked our experts to sift through these and pull out helpful pointers for our students.

Many students want to know more detail about individual modules or accounting concepts. Here are some Facebook live sessions we’ve made to help:

Short courses

AAT aims to support the whole finance community, not just those taking formal qualifications. Here are some of our one-day upskilling training courses:

Assistant Accountant apprenticeship webinar

AAT will be hosting a webinar exclusively for employers on Friday 28 July to cover all of the changes to the Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship and answer any questions you may have.

Register now

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