Qualification Structure and Syllabuses

The qualification is made up of three levels, with you learning practical skills at every stage. Featuring the flexibility to take up individual modules, levels or qualification, ISCA Accredited Accounting Technician (ISCA-AAT) can be customised to your needs.

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Foundation Level


The Foundation level equips you with the skills in finance administration. This level covers a range of basic accounting practices and techniques, from double-entry bookkeeping to costing. You will also gain invaluable self-management and time management skills, and develop an appreciation of ethical issues and sustainability, which is essential in any workplace.

Example job roles: Accounts Assistant, Bookkeeper, Payroll Officer, Tax Assistant, Purchase/Sales Ledger Assistant.

Advanced Level


This level covers more complex accounting tasks, such as maintaining cost accounting records and the preparation of reports and returns. You will also acquire skills in the use of accounting software and develop an understanding of the principles of Singapore law and tax.

Example job roles: Accounts Payable Assistant/Executive, Audit Officer, Bookkeeper, Payroll Supervisor, Accounts Assistant/Executive, Tax Assistant.

Professional Level


This level covers higher-level accounting tasks, including drafting financial statements, managing budgets and evaluating financial performance. In addition, you will have the flexibility to select one out of two optional modules - credit management, cash and treasury management.

Example job roles: Senior Accounts Executive, Cost Accountant, Financial Analyst, Payroll Manager

¹ Unit assessment will equip students with the key knowledge, skills and understanding of the individual modules.

² Synoptic assessment will draw on and assess knowledge and understanding of modules from across each level of the qualification.


The ISCA-AAT consists of 16 modules. To download the syllabuses of the modules for each level, please click on the link below:

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