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Tax Courses

Mark Balshaw, Kaplan ATT StudentIf you’re looking to specialise in tax, there are two main qualifications to choose from: ATT and CTA.

ATT qualification
Paves the way for a successful career in taxation. You can apply for ATT membership once you have passed the exams and have a minimum of 2 years experience working in tax.

CTA qualification
The highest level available for tax professionals in the UK. You must already be working in tax or have studied for another relevant qualification to be eligible for CTA exams.



Entry requirements

  • Aged 16+
  • Reasonable standard of Maths and English
  • Previous tax experience
  • Previous relevant qualification e.g. ATT, ICAEW, ACCA

Time to qualify

2 years

3 years

Main focus

Compliance issues for individuals, companies and trusts

Advise on clients’ tax liabilities

Average starting salary



Career prospects

Tax Technician, Tax Consultant

Tax Adviser, Senior Tax Consultant

ATT Courses

CTA Courses

Why study with Kaplan?

  • Flexible study options – Choose from classroom locations nationwide, Live Online, our virtual classroom or study from your own home at your own pace with Distance Learning.
  • NEW Lifetime Pass Guarantee# – Reassurance of unlimited courses until you pass at no extra cost.
  • Support throughout your course – From your tutor, Customer Service team and the discussion forums where you can chat with tutors and other students.
  • Boost your learning – Access study materials and past exam papers online through MyKaplan, plus tutorial recordings, exam reviews and discussion forums.
  • Work for yourself – Studying a tax qualification with Kaplan will give you the opportunity to work for yourself once qualified.

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*Source: National Careers Service. Please note figures quoted are a guideline only.

Tax Courses