AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting

This qualification consists of four examinable units and covers a range of essential and higher-level accounting techniques and disciplines.

This is a classroom-based qualification at the College's Flemingate site in Beverley. It starts Thursday, 21 September 2023 to 27 June 2024, 9am - 4pm 




What will I study?

Students will learn and develop skills needed for a range of financial processes, including maintaining cost accounting records, advanced bookkeeping and the preparation of financial reports and returns.

How will I be assessed?

All units are assessed through a computer-based exam at the end of each study period.

Entry requirements

Students must be in possession of either the AAT Level 2 Bookkeeping qualification or Certificate in Accounting. Students will be interviewed before being offered a place on the course

What next?

The AAT Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting.

Additional information

Students are responsible for paying their own AAT Professional Membership fees directly to the AAT on commencement of the course, the cost is £228.


Free level 3 qualifications for adults – National Skills Fund (NSF)

Any adult aged 19 and over, who does not already have a level 3 qualification (equivalent to an advanced technical certificate or diploma, or A levels) or higher, can access hundreds of fully funded level 3 courses.

In addition, from April, any adult in England earning under the National Living Wage annually (£18,525) or unemployed will also be able to access one of these qualifications for free, regardless of their prior qualification level if they have not previously benefited from the NSF scheme.

This offer is part of the government’s long-term commitment to help everyone gain skills for life. Courses are available in a variety of lengths, to support adults to get the skills they need to boost their careers.


For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

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