Select a qualification for information and timetables:
AAT is one of the most popular accounting technician qualifications and takes around three years to complete. You don’t need any previous qualifications or accounting experience to begin, and it’s open to anyone, from school leavers to career changers.
Foundation Certificate in Accounting
Advanced Diploma in Accounting
Professional Diploma in Accounting
With 486,000 students worldwide, ACCA is ideal if you want to progress your accountancy career by becoming a chartered accountant, allowing you to work in a variety of industries all over the world. In total, in takes around five years to become fully qualified.
CIMA is the ideal choice if you're looking to become a management accountant, and develop your accounting career in business. It takes three to four years to complete, and you'll gain a globally-recognised qualification.
Certificate in Business Accounting
The ACA qualification is an excellent choice if you're looking to become a chartered accountant. It will develop your accountancy skills and technical knowledge, so you can continue to add value to your company. It takes around three years to complete, and you'll achieve a globally-recognised qualification.
ATT is the perfect start if you want a successful career in taxation. Become a tax technician in as little as a year, and develop your knowledge and practical skills to work in tax compliance.
ATT May/November 2019
CTA is the most prestigious tax qualification, and is truly a mark of technical excellence and professional integrity. Develop your tax knowledge in around two years, and become a chartered tax adviser. Available to those who’ve completed the ACA, ATT or ACCA qualifications.
CTA May/November 2019
FIA is the perfect place to start if you're new to accountancy, or are working in finance but have no formal qualifications. Awarded by ACCA, there are up to four levels you can complete; you'll learn the fundamentals in accountancy, including recording financial transactions, management, business costs and taxation.
Kaplan Bristol is conveniently located in Bristol city centre and is easily accessible by car and public transport.
Please arrive at college at least 10 minutes prior to the course start time, so you can find your classroom and settle in before the course begins.
From Temple Way, at the Royal Bank of Scotland building, turn left into Avon Street. Take the second left into New Kingsley Road, there is a car park immediately on your left.
Alternative car parks are at Gardiner Haskins which is just a little further along on the left hand side. From the car park then walk down Anvil Street and the Kaplan Building will be on your right.
Nearest bus stop: Temple Meads
Visit First West of England website for bus information, timetables and route maps.
Bristol Temple Meads Train Station – 2 min walk
For all rail enquiries, please visit the National Rail website.
Kaplan Bristol is well equipped to cater to our students. Our facilities include:
All Kaplan centres have Wi-Fi broadband, so you can bring your laptop and log on during your breaks if you wish.
Your specific class times will be shown on your course timetable, however it is normal to have a short break during each session and lunch time is 1pm to 2pm each day.
Kaplan Bristol has a large break out area with coffee, and there are vending machines within the centre. You can also purchase food and drink at a number of local outlets and supermarkets nearby.
Car parks are on New Kingsley Road and at Gardiner Haskins.
For parking information, please visit the Parkopedia website.
There is usually an available room we open for private study. However, please call ahead on weekends to check if we are open.
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