Accounting AAT (Fast-track) Level 3

Financial management is at the heart of every business, so demand for accounting and finance skills is consistently high across all industry sectors.
Association of Accounting Technicians
The Accounting AAT Diploma is a fast track to Level 3 and includes the AAT Level 2 units in bookkeeping and Sage ( computerised accounting ). This intensive fast-track programme provides you with an introduction to professional accountancy. Completion of the full AAT Diploma programme will allow you to work as a trainee accountant and provide a firm grounding for future training and progression.

You will receive foundation knowledge of accountancy through a mixture of classroom teaching and simulated activities to replicate the type of work you would be doing in industry. You will also engage in GEM and GAP activities to develop your English, maths and employability skills.

An AAT membership is also required to complete this course (not included in the course fee).

Course Content

Throughout the duration of the Accounting AAT Diploma you will learn the following;

  • Bookkeeping
  • Computerised Accounting (Sage)
  • Advanced Bookkeeping
  • Indirect Tax
  • Using Spreadsheets for Accounting Purposes
  • Understanding Ethics in a Professional Context
  • Management Accounting: Costing

Assessment is achieved by external computer based exams (10 exams)

Entry Requirements

17+ study programme only

Normally 5 GCSEs (grades A*-C) including English and maths (grades 9-4), and satisfactory results in a relevant Level 3 qualification (merit/distinction), or equivalent A/AS Level results for direct entry on to Level 3 Accounting (Fast Track) and a pre-assessment and interview.

What Can I Do Next?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will have the opportunity to work in an accounts department or become a trainee accountant. You will be able to progress onto an AAT Accounting Diploma Level 4 after the successful completion of this course or Degree Level Study.

Accounting AAT (Fast-track) Level 3
Outline: This intensive fast-track programme provides you with an introduction to professional accountancy.
LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
DurationOne Year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2019
Fee(s)17 - 18 year olds: Free
19+: £2,573
Plus AAT fee: More information on AAT membership and current fees can be found at www.aat.org.uk

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