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.
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.
Kaplan Reading is conveniently located in Reading city centre and is easily accessible.
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.
Come off M4 at junction 11, follow signs for town centre, continue onto IDR, pass The Oracle shopping centre on your left, Queens Road Car Park is situated just after this on the left.
The following routes have stops nearby – 9, 13, 14, 17, 19/19a, 126-129, 144, 850.
Bus Stop MF – 1 min walk
Bus Stop MG – 1 min walk
Visit Reading buses website for bus information, timetables and route maps.
Reading Train Station – 10 min walk (Station Approach)
For all rail enquiries, please visit the National Rail website.
Kaplan Reading has the following facilities:
All Kaplan centres have Wi-Fi broadband, so you can bring your laptop and log on during your breaks if you wish.
Queens Road Car Park is less than a 5 min walk away.
For parking information, please visit http://www.reading.gov.uk/carparks.
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 Reading has refreshment areas and vending machines within the centre. You can also purchase food and drink at a number of local outlets and supermarkets nearby. Alternatively, you can bring a packed lunch.
In between classes you can study in one of our homework rooms. There are also computers available for internet use.
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