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Key details

Attendance Part-time
Duration
Code VAA106AA
Awarding Body AAT
Level Further Education
Start Date 06/09/2021

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Course overview

The AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting covers a range of complex accounting tasks, including maintaining cost accounting records and the preparation of reports and returns. Students will learn and master a number of accounting disciplines including financial processes, advanced bookkeeping, final accounts and ethical practice for accountants. The AAT brand is internationally recognised within the Accountancy sector with a proven track record of providing students with the skills that employers seek.

This is the second of three Levels which you are required to achieve to become a fully qualified AAT Accounting Technician. It is also a valuable qualification for those already working in accounts who wish to develop their skills.

If you’re 19 or over and don’t have a Level 3 qualification (equivalent to A Levels), you can study this course for FREE to gain in-demand skills via the Lifetime Skills Guarantee

What you'll study

The Level 3 Diploma is made up of six Units.  You will adjust and prepare accounts for Sole Trader and Partnership businesses as well as gaining experience in a range of costing techniques.  The use of spreadsheets to analyse accounting information will be investigated, and you will gain a valuable insight into the Professional Ethics that govern the accounting profession.

  • The Level 3 Diploma is made up of six Units.  You will adjust and prepare accounts for Sole Trader and Partnership businesses as well as gaining experience in a range of costing techniques.  The use of spreadsheets to analyse accounting information will be investigated, and you will gain a valuable insight into the Professional Ethics that govern the accounting profession.

Assessment

Assessment is by an online test for each Unit.

Entry requirements

GCSEs
Four at grade 4 or C including English and Maths
AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting
Or equivalent qualification

You may also be able to demonstrate your competence by providing evidence of other qualifications and/or accounting work experience which will be considered on an individual basis.

In exceptional circumstances, you may be asked to complete an assignment.

You must also register with the AAT for which full details will be given at induction.  IT skills are desirable as the course includes the study of spreadsheets.

Tuition fees

If you're 19 or older you may need to pay a fee.

All fees exclude exams, registration and administration charges. These fees apply to all learners, except those with full fee remission. For information about our student services, please click here.

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