The accelerAATe Student conference 2022 is now available on-demand for AAT students. All you have to do is register to view the sessions.

Earlier this year we launched the first-ever online AAT Student Conference exclusively for AAT students. The content is now available on-demand for AAT students.

Once registered here you have the option to watch on-demand at a time that suits you.

Panel discussion: The importance of your AAT Qualification

Kicking off the conference, join Sarah Beale and discover how she went from studying AAT to Chief Executive of AAT. Sarah will discuss how completing her AAT qualification helped her to progress in her career and that by putting in the hard work, anything is possible. 

Key learnings include:

  • find out where your AAT qualification can take you
  • our AAT qualified panel answer your questions
  • hear how Sarah Beale’s qualification shaped her career
  • hear from a varied range of people who have become AAT qualified

AAT Qualifications – what are your options?

We know that a change in qualification versions can leave students feeling confused as to their options and next steps.

This session will highlight how Q2022 may affect you and will cover:
•    AQ2016 vs Q2022 – what are the differences?
•    qualification structures
•    transitional arrangements – how to plan your best route when moving from AQ2016 to Qualifications 22
•    what do your next steps look like?
•    key timelines.

Study support tips – making the most of your MyAAT account

When it comes to studying, we know that students learn in different ways – from video content to e-learning, we have hundreds of different resources available via your MyAAT account.

Are you making the most of the support resources available to you?

During this session we’ll cover:

•    resources available in the Learning Portal 
•    different learning methods
•    planning your study time effectively
•    study planning top tips 
•    getting to know your MyAAT Account.

Top tips to be assessment ready

With so many resources available – what should you be looking at in those final days leading up to your assessment?

In this action-packed session, we’ll cover: 

•    sample assessments and marking schemes
•    the importance of Examiner reports
•    physical assessments vs remotely invigilated assessments 
•    exam technique and what not to do in an assessment
•    coping with stress and anxiety.

Panel discussion: How to stand out in the job market

This session is your chance to get ahead of the pack as our industry expert will provide you with an in-depth look at what the recruitment process looks like and also highlights the diverse accountancy careers that may be of interest to you. 

During this session you’ll learn:

•    the types of accountancy roles at different levels 
•    CV writing skills and interview techniques
•    what skills employers are looking for
•    when and where employers recruit
•    how to get a job with no work experience.

The skills you need to build and maintain a successful career

Studying for qualifications are a great way to keep your skills up to date – but what other skills do you need to build and maintain a successful career? 

We’ll be covering the following areas in this action-packed webinar:

•    Excel skills 
•    communication skills 
•    report writing
•    the importance of networking.

Whether you’re looking for study tips, need advice from past AAT students or are preparing for your future career, there are plenty of sessions to help you strengthen your skills and boost your knowledge. 

Hannah Dolan is AAT Comment’s Content Editor.

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