Course Name: Level 3 AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting

Entry Requirements

You will need to have a Certificate in Accounting Level 2 or a relevant Level 2 accounting qualification, or a HNC/D in Business and Finance. You also may have relevant work experience which may be taken into account. You will be required to have an interview/informal chat with the tutor before enrolling on this course.

What's Involved

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) is the professional body for Accounting Technicians and is sponsored by four UK chartered accountancy bodies. Whether you're about to take your first step on the ladder or think you can get more out of your career, the AAT will give you the knowledge and skills you need to go further and get the rewards you deserve. It will introduce you to the preparation of financial accounts, costing, cash management, VAT, the use of spread sheets and professional ethics.

Advanced Bookkeeping

Final Accounts Preparation

Management Accounting: Costing

Indirect Tax

Ethics for Accountants

Spreadsheets for Accounting

Advanced Diploma Synoptic Assessment

Tuition will normally take the format of lectures with you completing exercises and other individual/group work as appropriate. You will be expected to complete approximately 3 hours of private study per week.

Please note that this course can also be studied as an Assistant Accounting Apprenticeship.

Course Assessment Method

Students must successfully complete four unit assessments and one synoptic assessment to achieve this qualification. The proportion of this qualification assessed by external assessment is 100%.

All assessments in this qualification:

• are set and marked by AAT (with the exception of RPL, which is marked by the training provider)

• are computer based

• are time limited

• are scheduled by training providers or assessment venues

• take place at approved centres and venues under controlled conditions.

To achieve the qualification and to be awarded a grade, a student must pass all the mandatory unit assessments and the synoptic assessment.

What's Next

You may wish to progress onto the Level 4 Accounting Diploma.

What if I Need Support

Here at the college we have outstanding support. Our support staff are dedicated to providing you with all the help and guidance you may need throughout your college journey.

You might need help and advice on a wide range of issues such as childcare, counselling and additional learning support. For more information on any aspect of student support contact the Course and Information Team, who will direct your call to the appropriate member of the college support team, call: 01325 503030.

Course Information
Qualification Type: Advanced Diploma in Accounting - Level 3
Level: Level 3
Awarding Body:
Academic Year: 20/21
Start Date: September 2020

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