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AAT to ACA Fast Track - your guide to getting started

On this page you will find your step-by-step guide to getting started with the AAT to ACA Fast Track route. Have a look at the route suggested to you in your personalised email.

Route 1

1) Your local Business Development Manager  

As you have registered your interest, your local ICAEW Business Development Manager will get in touch with you. However, you can also contact your dedicated BDM directly any time - you will find their details in your email.

2) Your training options

Did you know that you can invest your apprenticeship levy funds in ACA training by putting your AAT trainees or members on the Level 7 apprenticeship?

You may also want to look at the specialism options available, depending on what your business needs now and in the future.

3) Become an ATE  

In order to train with ICAEW, you will have to gain Authorised Training Employer status. This is done through a free and easy three-step process. 

4) Your AAT Level 3 staff

As you have trainees or qualified staff at Level 3, you may want to get them onto the Fast Track route 

5) Start training

Once you have spoken to your local ICAEW Business Development Manager, and been approved as an ATE, you can get your AAT trainees onto the Fast Track route, where they can claim exemptions and prior work experience.

Your local ICAEW Business Development Manager will support you by running a student induction for your trainees.

Route 2

1) Your local Business Development Manager  

As you have registered your interest, your local ICAEW Business Development Manager will get in touch with you. However, you can also contact your dedicated BDM directly any time - you will find their details in your email.

2) Your training options

Did you know that you can invest your apprenticeship levy funds in ACA training by putting your AAT trainees or members on the Level 7 apprenticeship?

You may also want to look at the specialism options available, depending on what your business needs now and in the future.

3) Become an ATE  

In order to train with ICAEW, you will have to gain Authorised Training Employer status. This is done through a free and easy three-step process.

By becoming an ATE early on 

4) Start training

Once you have spoken to your local ICAEW Business Development Manager, and been approved as an ATE, you can get your AAT trainees onto the Fast Track route, where they can claim exemptions and prior work experience.

Your local ICAEW Business Development Manager will support you by running a student induction for your trainees.

Route 3

1) Your local Business Development Manager  

As you have registered your interest, your local ICAEW Business Development Manager will get in touch with you. However, you can also contact your dedicated BDM directly any time - you will find their details in your email.

2) Your training options

Did you know that you can invest your apprenticeship levy funds in ACA training by putting your AAT trainees or members on the Level 7 apprenticeship?

You may also want to look at the specialism options available, depending on what your business needs now and in the future.

3) Become an ATE  

In order to train with ICAEW, you will have to gain Authorised Training Employer status. This is done through a free and easy three-step process.

By becoming an ATE early on 

4) Start training

Once you have spoken to your local ICAEW Business Development Manager, and been approved as an ATE, you can get your AAT trainees onto the Fast Track route, where they can claim exemptions and prior work experience.

Your local ICAEW Business Development Manager will support you by running a student induction for your trainees.

Route 4

1) Your local Business Development Manager  

As you have registered your interest, your local ICAEW Business Development Manager will get in touch with you. However, you can also contact your dedicated BDM directly any time - you will find their details in your email.

2) Your training options

Did you know that you can invest your apprenticeship levy funds in ACA training by putting your AAT trainees or members on the Level 7 apprenticeship?

You may also want to look at the specialism options available, depending on what your business needs now and in the future.

3) Become an ATE  

In order to train with ICAEW, you will have to gain Authorised Training Employer status. This is done through a free and easy three-step process.

By becoming an ATE early on 

4) Start training

Once you have spoken to your local ICAEW Business Development Manager, and been approved as an ATE, you can get your AAT trainees onto the Fast Track route, where they can claim exemptions and prior work experience.

Your local ICAEW Business Development Manager will support you by running a student induction for your trainees.

Route 5

1) Your local Business Development Manager  

As you have registered your interest, your local ICAEW Business Development Manager will get in touch with you. However, you can also contact your dedicated BDM directly any time - you will find their details in your email.

2) Your training options

Did you know that you can invest your apprenticeship levy funds in ACA training by putting your AAT trainees or members on the Level 7 apprenticeship?

You may also want to look at the specialism options available, depending on what your business needs now and in the future.

3) Become an ATE  

In order to train with ICAEW, you will have to gain Authorised Training Employer status. This is done through a free and easy three-step process.

By becoming an ATE early on 

4) Start training

Once you have spoken to your local ICAEW Business Development Manager, and been approved as an ATE, you can get your AAT trainees onto the Fast Track route, where they can claim exemptions and prior work experience.

Your local ICAEW Business Development Manager will support you by running a student induction for your trainees.

Route 6 

1) Your local Business Development Manager  

As you have registered your interest, your local ICAEW Business Development Manager will get in touch with you. However, you can also contact your dedicated BDM directly any time - you will find their details in your email.

2) Your training options

Did you know that you can invest your apprenticeship levy funds in ACA training by putting your AAT trainees or members on the Level 7 apprenticeship?

You may also want to look at the specialism options available, depending on what your business needs now and in the future.

3) Become an ATE  

In order to train with ICAEW, you will have to gain Authorised Training Employer status. This is done through a free and easy three-step process.

By becoming an ATE early on 

4) Start training

Once you have spoken to your local ICAEW Business Development Manager, and been approved as an ATE, you can get your AAT trainees onto the Fast Track route, where they can claim exemptions and prior work experience.

Your local ICAEW Business Development Manager will support you by running a student induction for your trainees.

Route 7

1) Your local Business Development Manager  

As you have registered your interest, your local ICAEW Business Development Manager will get in touch with you. However, you can also contact your dedicated BDM directly any time - you will find their details in your email.

2) Your training options

Did you know that you can invest your apprenticeship levy funds in ACA training by putting your AAT trainees or members on the Level 7 apprenticeship?

You may also want to look at the specialism options available, depending on what your business needs now and in the future.

3) Become an ATE  

In order to train with ICAEW, you will have to gain Authorised Training Employer status. This is done through a free and easy three-step process.

By becoming an ATE early on 

4) Start training

Once you have spoken to your local ICAEW Business Development Manager, and been approved as an ATE, you can get your AAT trainees onto the Fast Track route, where they can claim exemptions and prior work experience.

Your local ICAEW Business Development Manager will support you by running a student induction for your trainees.

Route 8

1) Your local Business Development Manager  

As you have registered your interest, your local ICAEW Business Development Manager will get in touch with you. However, you can also contact your dedicated BDM directly any time - you will find their details in your email.

2) Your training options

Did you know that you can invest your apprenticeship levy funds in ACA training by putting your AAT trainees or members on the Level 7 apprenticeship?

You may also want to look at the specialism options available, depending on what your business needs now and in the future.

3) Become an ATE  

In order to train with ICAEW, you will have to gain Authorised Training Employer status. This is done through a free and easy three-step process.

By becoming an ATE early on 

4) Start training

Once you have spoken to your local ICAEW Business Development Manager, and been approved as an ATE, you can get your AAT trainees onto the Fast Track route, where they can claim exemptions and prior work experience.

Your local ICAEW Business Development Manager will support you by running a student induction for your trainees.