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ATT CTA Tax Pathway

The ATT CTA Tax Pathway lets you study for both Tax qualifications at an accelerated rate. The Tax Pathway is very flexible, affording you an earlier opportunity to specialise.

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Available to mix and match across all study methods.

1. Structure and syllabus

Structure

The ATT and CTA Tax Pathway lets you fast track through two tax qualifications to become both a Taxation Technician and a Chartered Tax Adviser. It also gives you the opportunity to specialise at an earlier stage. There are two ways to complete the dual qualification.

Option 1 Option 2
3 ATT papers (any of the 6 papers can be chosen) 2 ATT papers (any of the 6 papers can be chosen)
3 computer-based exams (CBE) 3 computer-based exams (CBE)
- CTA Awareness – 3 modules
Now ATT Qualified*
Exempt from CTA Awareness Exempt from taking third ATT Paper
2 CTA Advanced Technical papers 2 CTA Advanced Technical papers
CTA Application and Professional Skills paper CTA Application and Professional Skills paper
Now CTA Qualified*

*Assuming relevant work experience

If you choose Pathway 2, you can sit two ATT papers with the CTA Awareness paper at one sitting. Under the Tax Pathway you must pass the three ATT papers or the two ATT papers and the CTA Awareness paper before progressing on to sit your CTA Advanced Technical papers. You will also need to decide on your two chosen CTA Advanced Technical papers beforehand, as the three CTA Awareness modules selected cannot be in the same tax areas as your chosen CTA Advanced Technical papers.


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements needed to register onto the Tax Pathway. If you are already studying ATT and have completed no more than two ATT papers, you can transfer onto Tax Pathway and pay the balance of the registration fee.


Syllabus

ATT
Optional
Personal Taxation (PT)

You’ll learn how to calculate the Income Tax and Capital Gains Tax payable by an individual and how these are included in an individual’s self assessment personal tax return. You’ll also understand how these liabilities are affected by an individual’s residence and domicile status. You’ll learn the legal and ethical issues relevant for individuals.

  • Number of lessons:
  • Classroom: 6 days (tuition), 3 days (revision)
  • Live Online daytime: 6 sessions (tuition), 3 sessions (revision)
  • Live Online evening: 8 sessions (tuition), 3 sessions (revision)
  • Distance Learning: study at your own pace

Subject assessment: Written exam

from

£336 - £1,726

(inc.VAT)

Register

The following course types are available for Classroom or Live Online:

  • Tuition: from £828.40 (inc. VAT)
  • Revision: from £552.26 (inc. VAT)
Optional
Business Taxation (BT)

You’ll learn how to calculate the taxable profits and gains of both incorporated and unincorporated businesses and the corporation tax payable by incorporated businesses. You’ll gain an understanding of compliance obligations of businesses, including those related to VAT and NIC and be able to record transactions in financial statements. You’ll also learn the legal and ethical issues relevant for businesses.

  • Number of lessons:
  • Classroom: 5 days (tuition), 3 days (revision)
  • Live Online daytime: 5 sessions (tuition), 3 sessions (revision)
  • Live Online evening: 8 sessions (tuition), 3 sessions (revision)
  • Distance Learning: study at your own pace

Subject assessment: Written exam

from

£336 - £1,726

(inc.VAT)

Register

The following course types are available for Classroom or Live Online:

  • Tuition: from £828.40 (inc. VAT)
  • Revision: from £552.26 (inc. VAT)
Optional
Business Compliance (BC)

You’ll learn how to deal with the employment income, NIC and VAT in respect of a business and it’s employees. You’ll gain a sound understanding of payroll administration, VAT compliance and the construction industry scheme. You’ll also learn the legal and ethical issues connected to business compliance.

  • Number of lessons:
  • Classroom: 2 days (tuition), 3 days (revision)
  • Live Online daytime: 2 sessions (tuition), 3 sessions (revision)
  • Live Online evening: 4 sessions (tuition), 3 sessions (revision)
  • Distance Learning: study at your own pace

Subject assessment: Written exam

from

£336 - £1,355

(inc.VAT)

Register

The following course types are available for Classroom or Live Online:

  • Tuition: from £732.48 (inc. VAT)
  • Revision: from £488.32 (inc. VAT)
Optional
Corporate Taxation (CT)

You’ll learn how to calculate a company’s Corporation Tax liability. You’ll gain an understanding of the tax implications of incorporation, the extraction of funds, operating as a group or overseas, and of disposing of a business. You’ll learn when a company’s tax liability must be reported and paid, and the legal and ethical issues connected to corporate taxation.

  • Number of lessons:
  • Classroom: 2 days (tuition), 3 days (revision)
  • Live Online daytime: 2 sessions (tuition), 3 sessions (revision)
  • Live Online evening: 4 sessions (tuition), 3 sessions (revision)
  • Distance Learning: study at your own pace

Subject assessment: Written exam

from

£336 - £1,355

(inc.VAT)

Register

The following course types are available for Classroom or Live Online:

  • Tuition: from £732.48 (inc. VAT)
  • Revision: from £488.32 (inc. VAT)
Optional
Inheritance Tax, Trusts & Estates (IHTTE)

You’ll gain an understanding of how an individual’s inheritance tax is calculated and how this is affected by their domicile status. You’ll learn to how calculate the tax payable by trusts and the tax liability of executors administrating death estates. You’ll be able to submit the return and computations under UK self assessment.

  • Number of lessons:
  • Classroom: 3 days (tuition), 3 days (revision)
  • Live Online daytime: 3 sessions (tuition), 3 sessions (revision)
  • Live Online evening: 5 sessions (tuition), 3 sessions (revision)
  • Distance Learning: study at your own pace

Subject assessment: Written exam

from

£336 - £1,355

(inc.VAT)

Register

The following course types are available for Classroom or Live Online:

  • Tuition: from £732.48 (inc. VAT)
  • Revision: from £488.32 (inc. VAT)
Optional
Value Added Tax (VAT)

You’ll learn how to prepare the information to be included in the VAT return for a taxable trader, and calculate a trader’s VAT liability. You’ll gain an understanding of the VAT implications of supplying or purchasing land and buildings or construction services. You’ll learn the legal and ethical issues relevant when dealing with VAT.

  • Number of lessons:
  • Classroom: 2 days (tuition), 3 days (revision)
  • Live Online daytime: 2 sessions (tuition), 3 sessions (revision)
  • Live Online evening: 4 sessions (tuition), 3 sessions (revision)
  • Distance Learning: study at your own pace

Subject assessment: Written exam

from

£336 - £1,355

(inc.VAT)

Register

The following course types are available for Classroom or Live Online:

  • Tuition: from £732.48 (inc. VAT)
  • Revision: from £488.32 (inc. VAT)
Computer-based exams:
Compulsory
Law

This CBE will test your knowledge of laws within the relevant areas of tax, including the legal framework within which they operate.

  • Number of lessons:
  • E-Learning tutorials: 9
  • Distance Learning: study at your own pace

Subject assessment: Computer based exam

from

£168 - £420

(inc.VAT)

Register
Compulsory
Professional Responsibilities and Ethics

This CBE will test your understanding of the obligations of a Tax Practitioner in the areas of Professional Responsibilities and Ethics.

  • Number of lessons:
  • E-Learning tutorials: 8
  • Distance Learning: study at your own pace

Subject assessment: Computer based exam

from

£168 - £420

(inc.VAT)

Register
Compulsory
Accounting

You will also need to sit an Accounting CBE, if you are not entitled to an exemption. See the ATT Prospectus for a full list of available exemptions. This CBE will test your knowledge of Accounting, double entry bookkeeping and producing financial statements.

  • Number of lessons:
  • Classroom: 4 days
  • E-Learning tutorials: 16

Subject assessment: Computer based exam

from

£690 - £900

(inc.VAT)

Register
CTA
Awareness paper (choose 3 subjects) - from £348 (inc. VAT)

The Awareness paper will examine three from five tax areas at a general awareness level. Do note that the three areas you select to study at the Awareness level must not be the same tax areas as your chosen two Advanced Technical papers.

Optional
Taxation of Unincorporated Businesses

You’ll learn the skills needed to identify and resolve tax issues that are found in unincorporated businesses; to include the calculation of the assessable trading profits and gains of an unincorporated business.

  • Number of lessons:
  • Classroom: 1 day (tuition), 1 day (revision)
  • Live Online daytime: 1 session (tuition), 1 session (revision)
  • Distance Learning: study at your own pace

Subject assessment: written exam

from

£116 - £665

(inc.VAT)

Register

Tuition and Revision courses are available for Classroom and Live Online.

  • Tuition: £322.64 (inc. VAT)
  • Revision: £215.09 (inc. VAT)
Optional
Taxation of Individuals

You’ll learn how to identify and solve the tax issues individuals may face. You’ll learn how to calculate the Income Tax, Capital Gains Tax, and National Insurance payable by an individual and how these liabilities are affected by an individual’s residence and domicile status.

  • Number of lessons:
  • Classroom: 1 day (tuition), 1 day (revision)
  • Live Online daytime: 1 session (tuition), 1 session (revision)
  • Distance Learning: study at your own pace

Subject assessment: written exam

from

£116 - £665

(inc.VAT)

Register

Tuition and Revision courses are available for Classroom and Live Online.

  • Tuition: £322.64 (inc. VAT)
  • Revision: £215.09 (inc. VAT)
Optional
Inheritance Tax, Trusts & Estates

You’ll learn the skills needed to identify and resolve tax issues that are found in individuals, trusts and estates; to include Income Tax, Capital Gains Tax, and Inheritance Tax.

  • Number of lessons:
  • Classroom: 2 days (tuition), 1 day (revision)
  • Live Online daytime: 2 sessions (tuition), 1 session (revision)
  • Distance Learning: study at your own pace

Subject assessment: written exam

from

£116 - £665

(inc.VAT)

Register

Tuition and Revision courses are available for Classroom and Live Online.

  • Tuition: £322.64 (inc. VAT)
  • Revision: £215.09 (inc. VAT)
Optional
Corporation Tax

You’ll learn the technical and professional skills needed to identify and resolve corporate tax issues; including learning how to calculate a company’s Corporation Tax liability and how this is affected by group and overseas issues.

  • Number of lessons:
  • Classroom: 1 day (tuition), 1 day (revision)
  • Live Online daytime: 1 session (tuition), 1 session (revision)
  • Distance Learning: study at your own pace

Subject assessment: written exam

from

£116 - £665

(inc.VAT)

Register

Tuition and Revision courses are available for Classroom and Live Online.

  • Tuition: £322.64 (inc. VAT)
  • Revision: £215.09 (inc. VAT)
Optional
VAT including Stamp Taxes

You’ll learn the technical and professional skills needed to identify and resolve VAT issues. You’ll learn how to calculate a trader’s VAT liability and gain an understanding of the VAT implications of supplying or purchasing land and buildings. You’ll also learn how to calculate stamp taxes.

  • Number of lessons:
  • Classroom: 2 days (tuition), 1 day (revision)
  • Live Online daytime: 2 sessions (tuition), 1 session (revision)
  • Distance Learning: study at your own pace

Subject assessment: written exam

from

£116 - £665

(inc.VAT)

Register

Tuition and Revision courses are available for Classroom and Live Online.

  • Tuition: £322.64 (inc. VAT)
  • Revision: £215.09 (inc. VAT)
Advanced Technical papers (choose two subjects)
Optional
Taxation of Owner-Managed Businesses

You’ll learn how to identify and solve tax issues in owner-managed businesses. You’ll cover taxes applicable to both incorporated and unincorporated businesses, to include Income Tax, National Insurance, Capital Gains Tax, and Corporation tax, and use your judgement and technical knowledge to assess tax and answer tax problems.

  • Number of lessons:
  • Classroom: 4 days (tuition), 4 days (revision)
  • Live Online daytime: 4 sessions (tuition), 4 sessions (revision)
  • Live Online evening: 8 sessions (tuition), 4 sessions (revision)
  • Distance Learning: study at your own pace

Subject assessment: written exam

from

£516 - £2,440

(inc.VAT)

Register

Tuition and Revision courses are available for Classroom and Live Online.

  • Tuition: from £1,229.56 (inc. VAT)
  • Revision: from £966.08 (inc. VAT)
Optional
Taxation of Individuals

You’ll learn how to identify and solve tax issues individuals may face. You’ll cover taxes applicable to individuals; to include Income Tax on employment income, property income and foreign income, Capital Gains Tax, and National Insurance, and learn how these are affected by an Individual’s residence and domicile.

  • Number of lessons:
  • Classroom: 4 days (tuition), 4 days (revision)
  • Live Online daytime: 4 sessions (tuition), 4 session (revision)
  • Live Online evening: 8 sessions (tuition), 4 session (revision)
  • Distance Learning: study at your own pace

Subject assessment: written exam

from

£516 - £2,440

(inc.VAT)

Register

Tuition and Revision courses are available for Classroom and Live Online.

  • Tuition: from £1,229.56 (inc. VAT)
  • Revision: from £966.08 (inc. VAT)
Optional
Inheritance Tax, Trusts & Estates

You’ll learn the skills needed to identify and resolve tax issues that are found in individuals, trusts and estates; to include Income Tax, Capital Gains Tax, and Inheritance Tax.

  • Number of lessons:
  • Classroom: 4 days (tuition), 4 days (revision)
  • Live Online daytime: 4 sessions (tuition), 4 sessions (revision)
  • Live Online evening: 8 sessions (tuition), 4 sessions (revision)
  • Distance Learning: study at your own pace

Subject assessment: written exam

from

£516 - £2,440

(inc.VAT)

Register

Tuition and Revision courses are available for Classroom and Live Online.

  • Tuition: from £1,229.56 (inc. VAT)
  • Revision: from £966.08 (inc. VAT)
Optional
Taxation of Larger Companies and Groups

(Formerly known as Taxation of Major Corporates)

You’ll gain an understanding of the legislation and technical knowledge needed to find and solve tax issues that are found in major corporates, primarily FTSE 100 and FTSE 350 companies; to encompass Corporation Tax, Capital Gains in relation to corporates and groups, and Stamp Duty.

  • Number of lessons:
  • Classroom: 5 days (tuition), 4 days (revision)
  • Live Online daytime: 5 sessions (tuition), 4 sessions (revision)
  • Live Online evening: 10 sessions (tuition), 4 sessions (revision)
  • Distance Learning: study at your own pace

Subject assessment: written exam

from

£516 - £2,440

(inc.VAT)

Register

Tuition and Revision courses are available for Classroom and Live Online.

  • Tuition: from £1,229.56 (inc. VAT)
  • Revision: from £966.08 (inc. VAT)
Application and Professional Skills paper

The Application and Skills paper is compulsory and must be completed to achieve the CTA qualification. The Application exam itself will be revised with a pre-seen scenario released two weeks ahead of the exam. This will be assessed on a competency basis, with a stronger focus on advisory and writing skills.

In addition, the current question incorporating Taxation of Individuals, Inheritance Tax, Trusts & Estates will be split into two questions; resulting in the following Application level question options (select one question specialism at the point of entry).

Optional
Taxation of Owner-Managed Businesses (OMB)

You’ll learn the skills needed to apply the knowledge gained in sitting the Advanced Technical (formerly Advisory) Taxation of Owner Managed Businesses paper and the Awareness paper to a practical case study, and to demonstrate how the various taxes interact. You’ll learn how to interpret and explain complex tax matters and to provide relevant advice to a client. You’ll also gain an understanding of the presentation and writing skills needed to achieve the higher skills marks awarded in this paper.

  • Number of lessons:
  • Classroom: 3 days (tuition), 2 days (revision) + half day Live Online session (revision)
  • Live Online daytime: 3 sessions(tuition), 2.5 sessions (revision)
  • Distance Learning: study at your own pace

Subject assessment: written exam

from

£348 - £1,605

(inc.VAT)

Register

The following course types are available for Classroom or Live Online:

  • Tuition: from £697.60 (inc. VAT)
  • Revision: from £697.60 (inc. VAT)
Optional
Taxation of Individuals (IND)

You’ll learn the skills needed to apply the knowledge gained in sitting the Advanced Technical (formerly Advisory) Taxation of Owner Managed Businesses paper and the Awareness paper to a practical case study, and to demonstrate how the various taxes interact. You’ll learn how to interpret and explain complex tax matters and to provide relevant advice to a client. You’ll also gain an understanding of the presentation and writing skills needed to achieve the higher skills marks awarded in this paper.

  • Number of lessons:
  • Classroom: 3 days (tuition), 2 days (revision) + half day Live Online session (revision)
  • Live Online daytime: 3 sessions(tuition), 2.5 sessions (revision)
  • Distance Learning: study at your own pace

Subject assessment: written exam

from

£348 - £1,605

(inc.VAT)

Register

The following course types are available for Classroom or Live Online:

  • Tuition: from £697.60 (inc. VAT)
  • Revision: from £697.60 (inc. VAT)
Optional
Inheritance Tax, Trusts and Estates (IHTTE)

You’ll learn the skills needed to apply the knowledge gained in sitting the Advanced Technical (formerly Advisory) IHTTE paper and the Awareness paper to a practical case study, and to demonstrate how the various taxes interact. You’ll learn how to interpret and explain complex tax matters and to provide relevant advice to a client. You’ll also gain an understanding of the presentation and writing skills needed to achieve the higher skills marks awarded in this paper.

  • Number of lessons:
  • Classroom: 3 days (tuition), 2 days (revision) + half day Live Online session (revision)
  • Live Online daytime: 3 sessions(tuition), 2.5 sessions (revision)
  • Distance Learning: study at your own pace

Subject assessment: written exam

from

£348 - £1,605

(inc.VAT)

Register

The following course types are available for Classroom or Live Online:

  • Tuition: from £697.60 (inc. VAT)
  • Revision: from £697.60 (inc. VAT)
Optional
Taxation of Larger Companies and Groups (TOLC)

You’ll learn the skills needed to apply the knowledge gained in sitting the Advanced Technical (formerly Advisory) Taxation of Major Corporates paper and the Awareness paper to a practical case study, and to demonstrate how the various taxes interact. You’ll learn how to interpret and explain complex tax matters and to provide relevant advice to a client. You’ll also gain an understanding of the presentation and writing skills needed to achieve the higher skills marks awarded in this paper.

  • Number of lessons:
  • Classroom: 3 days (tuition), 2 days (revision) + half day Live Online session (revision)
  • Live Online daytime: 3 sessions(tuition), 2.5 sessions (revision)
  • Distance Learning: study at your own pace

Subject assessment: written exam

from

£348 - £1,605

(inc.VAT)

Register

The following course types are available for Classroom or Live Online:

  • Tuition: from £697.60 (inc. VAT)
  • Revision: from £697.60 (inc. VAT)

Suggested pathways

These pathways documented are based upon chosen specialism but are they are not intended to be exhaustive.

General Practice Routes
Pathway 1 Pathway 2
ATT P1: Personal Tax ATT P1: Personal Tax
ATT P2: Business Tax ATT P2: Business Tax
ATT P4: Corporation Tax CTA Awareness (VAT, CT, IHT)
ATT Qualified*
CTA ADV: IND CTA ADV: IND
CTA ADV: OMB CTA ADV: OMB
CTA APP: OMB CTA APP: OMB
CTA Qualified*
Personal Tax Routes
Pathway 1 Pathway 2
ATT P1: Personal Tax ATT P1: Personal Tax
ATT P5: Inheritance Tax, Trusts and Estates ATT P5: Inheritance Tax, Trusts and Estates
ATT P2: Business Tax CTA Awareness (VAT, CT, TUB)
ATT Qualified*
CTA ADV: IND CTA ADV: IND
CTA ADV: IHTTE CTA ADV: IHTTE
CTA APP: ITE CTA APP: ITE
CTA Qualified*
Corporate Tax Routes
Pathway 1 Pathway 2
ATT P2: BT ATT P2: BT
ATT P4: Corporation Tax ATT P4: Corporation Tax
ATT P3: Bus Comp CTA Awareness (VAT, IHT, IND)
ATT Qualified*
CTA ADV: OMB CTA ADV: OMB
CTA ADV: TOMC CTA ADV:TOMC
CTA APP: TOC CTA APP: TOC
CTA Qualified*

*Assuming relevant work experience

2. Study methods

Do you prefer face-to-face learning? Online learning in your own time? Have family or work commitments? We have three study methods that suit different learning styles, to fit around your life. You'll benefit from award-winning tutors, practical learning methods, and ongoing support, right up until your exam.

Study methods available for this qualification

You can be confident in your exams whatever study method you choose, as we offer numerous practice questions and marked course exams. We provide expert support during evenings and weekends, and we have flexible study methods and course start dates.

We offer both tuition and revision courses for the ATT and CTA papers. With tuition, the focus is on learning the syllabus from the study manual, with basic question practice. With revision, you’re expected to have studied the syllabus prior, as the focus is on exam question practice and technique.

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Classroom courses are currently being taught via Live Online. Stay on track, study online.

A traditional scheduled programme with face to face tutor-led classes.

Tuition

Work through key and difficult aspects of the CTA syllabus. Test your understanding as you progress through each topic.

Revision

Recap key topics and improve your exam technique with extensive question practice.

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Buy both Tuition and Revision courses to get the Complete Package which comes with a Pass Guarantee. If you're unsuccessful in an exam, you can take unlimited courses until you pass.

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The same as classroom, but live interactive online classes at a set time.

  • Live lectures delivered online by a tutor
  • Re-watch and replay lessons through recordings
  • Full weekday, weekend, afternoon or evening classes available
Tuition

Work through key and difficult aspects of the CTA syllabus. Test your understanding as you progress through each topic.

Revision

Recap key topics and improve your exam technique with extensive question practice.

Buy both for a Pass Guarantee

Buy both Tuition and Revision courses to get the Complete Package which comes with a Pass Guarantee. If you're unsuccessful in an exam, you can take unlimited courses until you pass.

Self-study online modules for you to work through at your own pace.

  • Study remotely with printed and online materials
  • Includes a variety of online resources and course exams

3. Exams and sittings

Timings and working towards a sitting

ATT

Sittings take place every six months, with exams in May and November.

Each certificate paper is three and a quarter hours long. The first 15 minutes are designated reading time. There are two parts to each paper, of which you’ll have 3 hours to answer. You will be allowed to read and annotate Part II of the question paper during the 15 minutes of reading time, but will not be allowed to open Part I until the reading time is over.

Each certificate paper is made up of a mixture of computational and written questions. The short-form questions are worth 2 - 4 marks each and make up 40% of the marks. The remaining marks are allocation to long form questions, worth 10 to 20 marks each.

The Computer Based Exams are one hour each, and made up of multiple choice, multiple response, drag and drop and select from a list. You will be given up to 50 questions to answer in the exam. The pass mark is 60%.

CTA

Sittings again take place every six months, with exams in May and November.

The Awareness Paper is one three and a quarter hour paper with no reading time. You’ll answer only the questions in the sections for each of your three chosen modules. The format of each module will be 12 short-form questions, worth five marks each. These will be a mixture of computational and written questions with no question choice. To achieve a pass you’ll be required to obtain 50% or more of the total marks available and a minimum of 35% per module.

The Advanced Technical Papers are three and a half hours long with no reading time. Each Advanced Technical paper is a ‘stand alone’ paper. The pass mark is 50%, and you’ll receive a credit in that paper. You’ll be expected to answer all questions which make up the paper.

The Advanced Technical Papers typically contain five or six long style questions for either 10, 15, or 20 marks each (totalling 100 marks). These will be a mix of computational and written style questions requiring the use of communication, judgement and evaluation skills, as well as an ability to understand and apply technical skills to scenarios.

The Application and Skills Paper is in the format of a case study, and is three and a half hours long with no reading time. The Application exam paper will contain all the Application questions available, each worth 100 marks, and you must ensure that you select and answer the question you have entered for. The pass mark is 50%.

How long does it take to pass?

The dual qualification takes around two to three years to complete, but this depends entirely on your preferred way of learning and study pathways chosen. You must register with the ATT as a Tax Pathway student at least four months in advance of taking your first written exam.

4. Study materials and delivery costs

Study materials

All study methods include online and printed materials. These differ depending what study method you choose to study with.

Materials included in every course:

The following materials are included in every tuition course:

  • Study Manuals & accompanying Question Banks

    The Study Manuals cover the syllabus for each course and are the key source of your learning material. The Question Banks are designed to test your understanding of the fundamental principles covered in each chapter in the corresponding Study Manual.
  • Course Workbooks & Workbook Q&A

    The Course Workbooks are available if you’re a Classroom or Live Online student. These detail the core areas of the syllabus which will be covered during the Classroom and Live Online courses, incorporating worked examples. Additional questions to attempt in class are provided in the workbook Q&A section.
  • Pre-revision question bank

    The pre-revision question bank contains more challenging questions for you to consolidate your knowledge of the full syllabus for each paper.

The following materials are included in every revision course:

  • Revision question bank

    The revision question bank contains exam standard questions and recent past papers (all with answers updated to the relevant Finance Act), providing excellent final preparation for the exam.
  • Memory joggers

    The memory joggers contain short summaries of the key rules covered in each chapter of the study manuals and also include any useful proformas. They are designed to refresh your knowledge on any areas you’re stuck on as you work your way through the revision question bank.
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Pre-revision Question Bank and Memory Joggers are not applicable for Application papers.

Law, Ethics and Accounting CBE Study Manuals must be purchased from CIOT. These subjects do not have a workbook, pre-revision QB or Memory Joggers.


Delivery costs

subscriptions

How much it costs to deliver your study materials and how long it takes depends on where in the world you live.

Delivery fees are as follows:

  • UK and NI - £7 for the first package, £7 for subsequent packages
  • EU - £35 for the first package, £30 for subsequent packages
  • Rest of the World - £50 for the first package, £50 for subsequent packages

Please note that due to varying interpretations of the post-Brexit EU/UK trading agreement, some EU countries are imposing import duty on the value of the goods received from the UK. It is payable by the end consumer via the delivery company and your delivery may be withheld until paid. This may vary from country to country and be up to a value of 20% of the value of the study material.

A package relates to all the materials for a specific subject, for example ATT Personal Taxation (PTX) or CTA Taxation of Owner-Managed Businesses. If purchasing a course for more than one subject, the additional package charges will apply.

Delivery fees are capped at 3 x the cost, per single order. So, if you buy 5 courses for UK delivery in a single order, it will be £7 x 3, rather than £7 x 5.

Our standard delivery times for Live Online, OnDemand, Online and Distance Learning are:

  • UK – 3 to 5 working days
  • EU – 5 to 7 working days
  • Rest of the World – 7 to 10 working days subject to availability.

Our standard delivery deadline for UK classroom courses is one week prior to the first course date.

Delivery charges apply to Classroom, Distance Learning, OnDemand and Live Online courses which include printed materials. If delivery charges are applicable for your course, they will be shown during the online checkout process, before you complete your payment details.

For May Tuition courses: Your hard copy tuition materials will be delivered via 2 separate deliveries as the content is produced by the ATT Approved publisher. If you have booked onto a Tuition and Revision course for May, your Tuition and Revision materials course materials will be delivered via 3 separate deliveries.

For November Tuition courses: Your hard copy materials will be delivered in a single delivery per the standard delivery times above. If you have booked onto a full Tuition and Revision course your Tuition and Revision material will be included within this single delivery.

If you're completing a Live Online course, you will need to download and/or print off a copy of the course workbook ahead of the first day of your course.

5. MyKaplan: online learning environment

MyKaplan is an online learning portal with additional resources to help you prepare for your exams. Your MyKaplan account forms the core of your study experience with Kaplan and includes the following:

  • Electronic versions of your study manuals and question banks
  • Electronic versions of your Course Workbooks (Classroom and Live Online only)
  • Links to recordings of the tricky topic tutorials and the Live Online recordings (Classroom and Live Online only)
  • Knowledge checks (ATT only)
  • Your course exam question papers and returned marked scripts (unless you are required by your employer to sit these in centre/under pre-agreed arrangements) and the course exam model answers
  • Study calendar and reminders
  • Other additional learning resources

Online Features

  • View your online materials in one place and access your content in a few clicks
  • You can email a tutor or request a callback
  • See instantly when your assessments have been marked

Access duration

Your chosen study method determines how long you can access your content for.

Classroom
6 months from last course date

Live Online
6 months from last course date

Distance Learning
6 months from enrolment date

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6. Tutor support

We'll support you every step of the way throughout your ATT and CTA learning experience with us. You can contact a tutor and get the help you need quickly and easily.

Provided by Tutor Support team (our dedicated team of expert tutors):

  • Email and request a callback (we'll get back to you within 48 hrs)

Please note request a callback is only available to UK based students and is available between 9am - 5.30pm Monday to Friday only.

Academic Support opening times

Monday - Thursday: 8am - 8pm
Friday: 8am - 5:30pm
Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Sunday: 9am - 1pm

Ways to get support

If you think you'd benefit from additional tutor support while studying, we recommend the structured study methods such as Classroom and Live Online.

7. Testing and mocks

We have a wealth of materials to help you revise for and pass your exams.

For tuition, you’ll get the following:

  • Course exam (one course exam per ATT CTA papers, with the exception of ATT PT and BT which have two exams called Knowledge Test and Practice Exam)

    The course exam, Knowledge Test and Practice exam, have been designed to test your understanding of the material covered during your studies. They are at a simpler level designed to test your knowledge as you work through the content.
  • Pre-revision mock

    The pre-revision mock has been designed to be attempted after you’ve worked through the the pre-revision question bank. The pre-revision mock is harder than the course exam, designed to prepare you for the revision phase of your studies.

For revision, you’ll get:

  • Revision mock

    The revision mock should be attempted after you’ve have worked through the revision question bank. This is an exam standard mock designed to prepare you for sitting the real exam.

8. Pricing structure

Subject prices can differ depending on your study option and subject you choose to study.

Go to our study methods to learn more about each option.

For ATT and CTA, subjects are priced individually, with full courses broken down into Tuition and Revision courses which you can book on. Where a full Classroom and/or Live Online course (i.e tuition and revision) is selected, there is a 10% discount available.

Scheduled Flexible
Classroom Live Online Distance Learning
from £665 (inc. VAT) from £537 (inc. VAT) from £116 (inc. VAT)

Funding options

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You may be eligible for an Apprenticeship through your employer, depending on your circumstances. For more information, speak to our Student Services team.

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Your employer may fund the costs of your studies if you're already working in a related field and want to develop your learning. You'll need to speak to them to see if you're eligible.

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Available for any course as long as the total cost is a minimum of £500 (before any discounts). Any available discounts can be applied, provided the terms and conditions of that discount have been met.

Classroom and Live Online course fees must be repaid over the duration of the course(s) purchased, up to a maximum of 12 months. The final payment must be made one month prior to the final date of the last course. Distance Learning course fees must be repaid over three months per subject purchased, up to a maximum of 12 months.

Why study ATT and CTA with Kaplan?

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Flexible

We have designed our courses to empower our clients and students, providing the opportunity to manage the journey to qualification flexibly within our supportive and responsive environment.

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Pass rates

Pass rates across the board for ATT examinations consistently exceed the national average.

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Broad course offering

We offer classroom courses around the UK, and offer Live Online daytime and evening courses.

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Support

All of our students are given access to expert tutors through our dedicated Academic Support team who are available 362 days a year, including Sundays and Bank Holidays.

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