Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting AAT (Part Time)

This is a work-related qualification which will develop all aspects of manual accounting including: double entry bookkeeping adjustments, financial records and preparing both cost and financial accounts. The course will cover the construction, closure and transfer of account balances, production of final accounts and the VAT system. It also uses spreadsheets in an accounting context and discusses the importance of professional ethics to the accounting world.

There are six units within the Diploma, four of them are assessed by a computer based exam which is set and marked by the AAT. The Professional Ethics and Spreadsheets units are assessed in College by an e-assessment.

On completion of the course you will receive the nationally recognised accounting qualification, AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting.
Normally you will be expected to have completed the AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting or an equivalent qualification. It is also preferable if you are working in an accounting role. If you haven’t completed the AAT Level 2 but have a minimum of four years’ work experience in book-keeping and accounting, have manual bookkeeping skills and are 21 or over, then you may be able to join this programme direct.
On completion of this qualification you can continue your studies for the Level 4 Diploma in Accounting. The completion of the Level 4 Diploma enables you to study for the examination of the major professional accountancy bodies. The Level 3 Diploma in Accounting is also the entry requirement for many business and accounting related degrees.
£2,573 Advanced Learner Loan Available

Membership fees are not included in the course fees.
If you are aged between 19-23 and you don’t have a qualification equivalent to 2 A-Levels, tuition fees will be waived. If aged 19 or over, and do have a qualification equivalent to 2 A-Levels at the start of the course please refer to the section on Advanced Learner loans on page 4 of this document.
Course Code:
Beaufort Road
1 Year
(Tue 9:00am-4:00pm)

Please Note: While every effort is made to maintain the accuracy of these details, changes can and do occur. Government policy changes rapidly (particularly from one academic year to the next) which often has an effect on availability, eligibility for funding and the fee contribution required. Please confirm the course details when enrolling.

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