Level Three AAT Diploma in Accounting (Advanced)

This AAT diploma develops knowledge and understanding gained on the Level 2 Certificate (or Level 2 Bookkeeping) course. It is suitable for students who have successfully completed the certificate. 

The Level Three Diploma in Accounting (Advanced) qualification will build upon skills gained at level two with the introduction of:

  • Complex accounting tasks, for example preparing final accounts for sole traders and partnerships
  • Cash management techniques
  • Costs and revenues, learning how to maintain cost accounting records and preparation of reports
  • Indirect tax and completion of VAT returns
  • Financial spreadsheets
  • Professional ethics in an accounting and finance environment (studied at level two – on the apprenticeship route)

You will be fully supported throughout your course. Your course fee includes all taught classes, all the required study books, an exam kit, pocket notes and additional online material and support.

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.

This course will be offered on Thursday 15 September at the Beverley campus, 9 to 4pm, Course Code PF078/1C01

You can enrol from the 1 August.  For more information on how to enrol please telephone 0345 120 0044

How will I be assessed?

In order to successfully complete the programme, participants will be expected to undertake a computer-based assessment for each module of learning. In addition, a final synoptic assessment will be undertaken which includes content from each of the six units studied.

How will the course be delivered?

A mixture of lectures, seminars and individual and group work.

Entry requirements

AAT Level Two Certificate in Accounting (Foundation)

OR

Evidence of previous accounting/finance study to level two

OR

Currently employed for two years in an accounting/finance role

GCSE Maths and English are desirable

If you are unsure which Level to start at why not check the AAT Skills Checker https://www.aatqualificationsnavigator.org.uk

What next?

The AAT Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting.

Additional information

All learners need to register as an AAT student on the AAT website which incurs an annual registration fee. Student registration provides access to a range of additional AAT resources and must be in place before the first exam is attempted. Your tutor will provide more information on registering once you are enrolled on the course or visit the AAT website www.aat.org.uk

 

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

Higher Education Apprenticeship Guide Full-time Course Guide Free Distance Learning Courses Autumn Part-time Course Guide 2022