Providing Accountants With The Competitive Edge They Need

Do you have a knack for numbers or an interest in accounting?

If you're looking to become an accountant in practice or make a career switch, learning accounting online with a course can give you the fundamental knowledge you need to get started and find professional success.

Public Accountants are pleased to provide some of the most comprehensive and adaptable online accounting courses in the UK, covering both beginners looking to grasp the basics and experienced accountants looking to expand their skillset. However much or little experience you may have, Public Accountants have a course for you.

Get a free quotation for one of our courses here.

We also provide practicing certificates for accountants registered with us for 3 years or more with practical and theoretical experience, or who are QBE-only. Find out more here.



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We are a provider of knowledge-intensive courses, covering accounting, management, taxation and finance. By the end of our training, candidates will be in the position to lend themselves out to the public for their accountancy services.

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Why should you learn accounting online?

Both traditional avenues of education and distance learning have their own advantages and disadvantages.

While higher education programs will cover how to conduct research, review information and use digital tools, learning accounting online has the following advantages:

  • Unparalleled flexibility, allowing you to learn around family, professional or social obligations. Equally, you have the option of speeding through the course as quickly as possible without taking any breaks.
  • Some of our courses do not have specific completion dates after enrolment, allowing you to complete them at your own pace.
  • In-person education has a lot of hidden costs when you account for travel and/or lodging, which aren't a factor when you choose to learn accounting online.

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Public Accountants have a wide range of course options for you to choose from.

If you're unsure about which course would be for you, consider how studying will fit into your life – You may well have other obligations and commitment that you will need to fit your studies around.

We provide personalised quotations for each course, depending on your pre-existing knowledge and availability. Reach out to the Public Accountants team at 01442 212 595 to find out more.




Frequently asked questions about learning accounting online

How long does it take me to learn accounting online?

The duration of our courses can vary from a few weeks to several months, depending on the course level and complexity. That said, you are free to study each course at your own pace.

How much do your courses cost?

This varies on the course level, institution and features. If you need further information, please get in touch with us.

How do I decide which course is for me if I’m looking to learn accounting online?

Consider your career goals, the course accreditations, the curriculum, how it is delivered and, of course, the cost.

Are your courses recognised by employers and professional bodies?

Yes – Public Accounts’ courses are recognised by employers and professional bodies all over the UK, thanks to our ongoing partnership with accrediting institutions like the Association of Accounting Technicians, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

Can you help me gain practical experience?

Yes – Our courses include all the practical experience you will need to excel at accounting. Moreover, we provide Practicing Certificates to individuals who have been registered and working with us for three years or more.