Mission & Objects Organisation Structure
Pathway to Success Accredited Accounting Technician (AAT) Examination Professional Assessment (PA) Professional Bridging Examination (PBE) Learning Support Views of HKIAAT Stakeholders
Membership Structure Professional Assessment Registration Procedures Reciprocal Membership Agreement
Guidelines on CPD Activities CPD Programmes
Learning Centre Services and Support Discount Offers Library AAT-branded Merchandise
全國會計從業資格考試 全國會計專業技術資格考試 Links to HKICPA PRC related issues PRC related Information
Journal Prospective AAT e-Flash Annual Report Study Text Q & A
Job Opportunity at HKIAAT Employment Placement Service
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Pathway to Success

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If you're seeking a secure and rewarding future, you need look no further than a career in accounting. Becoming an accounting technician is a great start to a rewarding career.

AAT: The Indispensable Element
Accredited Accounting Technicians (AAT) are dynamic and professional people who are the backbone of business. They are vital to the smooth running of business and are well-recognized by the Hong Kong Institute of CPAs and employers.

The AAT qualification – your first step in your accounting career
The AAT qualification will give you professional credibility and status, increasing your opportunities for career progression and placing your among the accounting technician elite. The letters AAT after your name will show that you have:

AAT can help you go further
The AAT qualification offers many opportunities for you to take your career further. Under our Reciprocal Membership Agreement, members of the HKIAAT can apply for the membership of the UKAAT. Closer to home, AATs can develop their career by taking the Professional Bridging Examination (PBE) which qualifies them to register as students of the Hong Kong Institute of CPA's Qualification Programme, heading towards a CPA designation. AATs also receive advanced standing for a number of bachelor degree programmes.

New Qualification Framework (NQF)
The HKIAAT's new qualification framework is designed to meet the needs of the broadening role of accounting technicians to help them better support our finance and accounting professionals in the dynamic business world. Under the NQF, an HKIAAT member is required to comply with three key requirements: knowledge requirements, values requirements, and practical experience requirements. .

How can I become an AAT?
People aged 16 or above are eligible to register as HKIAAT students and take the AAT examinations. Upon completion of the AAT examinations, professional assessment and with one year's practical accounting experience, you can join HKIAAT as an Associate Member and use the AAT designation – your passport to a great future in the accountancy profession.

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