AAT Accounting Advanced Diploma Level 3

The AAT Accounting Advanced Diploma Level 3 course will offer further training in a number of accounting activities. These include the preparation of final accounts for sole traders and partnerships, treatment of VAT, use of spreadsheet software and aspects of costing. This course is for learners aged 19 years and over

NOTE: There is also a full-time AAT Fast Track course which leads to AAT Diploma in Accounting Level 3 over one year and includes level 2 units in bookkeeping and Sage (computerised accounting). Please visit our website or see the Guide to Undergraduate and Postgraduate Courses for further details.

AAT Accounting Advanced Diploma Level 3
Outline: On successful completion, students could progress to the Professional Diploma in Accounting Level 4
LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
Duration35 Weeks
Study ModePart-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2018
AttendanceLearners have the choice of one of the following:
Day (Tues): 9am – 4pm
Evening (Tues/Wed): 6pm – 9pm
PM/Eve (Tues): 2pm – 9pm
Price£2,200 plus AAT fee. More information on AAT membership and current fees can be found at www.aat.org.uk
Course Content

AAT Accounting Advanced Diploma Level 3 Units studied include:

  • Advanced Bookkeeping
  • Final Accounts Preparation
  • Management Accounting – Costing
  • Indirect Tax
  • Ethics for Accountants (Synoptic)
  • Spreadsheets for Accounting (Synoptic)

Assessment per unit is achieved by external computer based exams.

There is only one opportunity to re-sit an exam and all mandatory units must be completed before the synoptic exam is completed. The dates for exams are set.

Entry Requirements

AAT Foundation, or Certificate Level 2, or an A Level in accounting, including extensive knowledge of double entry bookkeeping. Applicants without the above criteria will be interviewed to assess academic suitability.

Applicants should visit the AAT website and undertake the skills check to ensure that they start at the correct level.

Course Progression

On successful completion, students could progress to the Professional Diploma in Accounting Level 4 to gain further accountancy skills that can lead to full membership of the AAT, and to higher professional accounting qualifications.

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