Sample assessments

Sample assessments are a good way to familiarise yourself with the functionality and question types in AAT assessments.
A selection of examples are listed below by level and subject.

  • 1. Click on the assessment name to start. If it is a computer-based test (CBT), you will be taken to a log in page.

  • 2. You will see that the 'keycode' field is pre-populated - click on OK.

  • 3. On the next page the fields are also pre-populated - click on Confirm.

  • Take a look at the troubleshooting document (PDF) if you need any help.

AAT Level 1 Award in Accounting (Access)

Access sample assessment 1
Access answers 1 (Word)

Access sample assessment 2
Access answers 2 (Word)

AAT Level 1 Award in Computerised Accounting

Computerised accounts sample assessment
Computerised accounts answers (Word)

Spreadsheet software sample assessment
Spreadsheet software answers (Excel)

AAT Level 1 Award in Bookkeeping

Bookkeeping and accounts / Introduction to bookkeeping / Working within bookkeeping sample assessment
Bookkeeping and accounts / Introduction to bookkeeping / Working within bookkeeping answers (Word)

Spreadsheet software sample assessment
Spreadsheet software answers (Excel)

AAT Level 1 Certificate in Accounting

Access sample assessment 1
Access answers 1 (Word)

Access sample assessment 2
Access answers 2 (Word)

Bookkeeping and accounts / Introduction to bookkeeping / Working within bookkeeping sample assessment
Bookkeeping and accounts / Introduction to bookkeeping / Working within bookkeeping answers (Word)

Computerised accounts sample assessment
Computerised accounts answers (Word)

Computerised payroll processing and administration / Payroll processing sample assessment
Computerised payroll processing and administration / Payroll processing answers (Word)

Spreadsheet software sample assessment
Spreadsheet software answers (Excel)

AAT Level 2 Award in Accounting Skills to Run Your business

Budgeting for the small business / Managing cashflow, keeping your business healthy / Sole traders, partnerships and limited companies / Understanding financial documents sample assessment
Budgeting for the small business / Managing cashflow, keeping your business healthy / Sole traders, partnerships and limited companies / Understanding financial documents answers (Word)

AAT Level 2 Award in Computerised Accounting

Computerised accounting sample assessment
Computerised accounting answers (Word)

AAT Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping

Processing bookkeeping transactions sample assessment 1
Processing bookkeeping transactions answers 1 (Word)

Processing bookkeeping transactions sample assessment 2
Processing bookkeeping transactions answers 2 (Word)

Control accounts, journals and the banking systems sample assessment 1
Control accounts, journals and the banking systems answers 1 (Word)

Control accounts, journals and the banking systems sample assessment 2
Control accounts, journals and the banking systems answers 2 (Word)

AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting (2013 standards)

Processing bookkeeping transactions sample assessment 1
Processing bookkeeping transactions answers 1 (Word)

Processing bookkeeping transactions sample assessment 2
Processing bookkeeping transactions answers 2 (Word)

Control accounts, journals and the banking systems sample assessment 1
Control accounts, journals and the banking systems answers 1 (Word)

Control accounts, journals and the banking systems sample assessment 2
Control accounts, journals and the banking systems answers 2 (Word)

Work Effectively in Accounting and Finance sample assessment 1
Work Effectively in Accounting and Finance answers 1 (Word)
(This assessment contains pop-up windows)

Work Effectively in Accounting and Finance sample assessment 2
Work Effectively in Accounting and Finance answers 2 (Word)
(This assessment contains pop-up windows)

Basic Costing sample assessment 1
Basic Costing answers 1 (Word)

Basic Costing sample assessment 2
Basic Costing answers 2 (Word)

Computerised Accounting sample assessment
Computerised Accounting answers (Word)

AAT Level 2 Diploma in Accounting and Business

Processing bookkeeping transactions sample assessment 1
Processing bookkeeping transactions answers 1 (Word)

Processing bookkeeping transactions sample assessment 2
Processing bookkeeping transactions answers 2 (Word)

Control accounts, journals and the banking system sample assessment 1
Control accounts, journals and the banking system answers 1 (Word)

Control accounts, journals and the banking system sample assessment 2
Control accounts, journals and the banking system answers 2 (Word)

Basic costing sample assessment 1
Basic costing sample answers 1 (Word)

Basic costing sample assessment 2
Basic costing sample answers 2 (Word)

Work effectively in accounting and finance sample assessment 1
Work effectively in accounting and finance answers 1 (Word)

Work effectively in accounting and finance sample assessment 2
Work effectively in accounting and finance answers 2 (Word)

Computerised accounting sample assessment
Computerised accounting answers (Word)

Applied business communications and personal skills sample assessment
Applied business communications and personal skills answers (Word)

Spreadsheet software sample assessment
Spreadsheet software sample data (Excel)
Spreadsheet software answers (Excel)

Introduction to payroll systems sample assessment
Introduction to payroll systems answers (Word)

Computerised payroll skills sample assessment
Computerised payroll skills answers (Word)

Developing study skills sample assessment
Developing study skills answers (Word)

AAT Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping and Ethics

Accounts preparation sample assessment 1
Accounts preparation answers 1 (Word)

Accounts preparation sample assessment 2
Accounts preparation answers 2 (Word)

Prepare final accounts for sole traders and partnerships sample assessment 1
Prepare final accounts for sole traders and partnerships answers 1 (Word)

Prepare final accounts for sole traders and partnerships sample assessment 2
Prepare final accounts for sole traders and partnerships answers 2 (Word)

Professional ethics sample assessment
Professional ethics answers (Word)

Spreadsheet software sample assessment
Spreadsheet software sample data (Excel)
Spreadsheet software answers (Excel)

AAT Level 3 Certificate in Computerised Accounting and Ethics

Spreadsheet software sample assessment
Spreadsheet software sample data (Excel)
Spreadsheet software answers (Excel)

Professional ethics sample assessment
Professional ethics answers (Word)

Computerised accounting sample assessment
Computerised accounting answers (Word)

AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting (2013 standards)

Accounts Preparation sample assessment 1
Accounts Preparation answers 1 (Word)

Accounts Preparation sample assessment 2
Accounts Preparation answers 2 (Word)

Costs and revenues sample assessment 1
Costs and revenues answers 1 (Word)

Costs and revenues sample assessment 2
Costs and revenues answers 2 (Word)

Indirect tax sample assessment (FA2013)
Indirect tax answers (FA2013)

Prepare final accounts for sole traders and partnerships sample assessment 1
Prepare final accounts for sole traders and partnerships answers 1 (Word)

Prepare final accounts for sole traders and partnerships sample assessment 2
Prepare final accounts for sole traders and partnerships answers 2 (Word)

Professional Ethics sample assessment
Professional Ethics answers (Word)

Spreadsheet software sample assessment
Spreadsheet software sample assessment data (Excel)
Spreadsheet software answers (Excel)

AAT Level 4 Certificate in Taxation and Ethics

Business tax sample assessment
Business tax answers (Word)

Indirect tax sample assessment
Indirect tax reference material (TBC)
Indirect tax answers (Word)

Personal tax sample assessment
Personal tax answers (Word)

Professional ethics sample assessment
Professional ethics answers (Word)