Classes include lectures supported by hand-outs, tutor demonstration and worked examples. This is followed by students working practical examples to apply new techniques and practices in preparation for the exam and the workplace.
The units include Advanced Bookkeeping, Final Accounts Preparation, Management Accounting: Costing and Indirect Tax (VAT). Each unit is assessed by a computer-based exam followed by a synoptic exam (which also includes Ethics and Spreadsheets) at the end of the course.
Entry requirements are the successful completion of the AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting (Level 2) at a minimum of a merit grade or relevant industry experience. Please contact a tutor to discuss the most appropriate course for you.
You will need to register as a member of AAT to sit the exams. The cost of this is circa 130 pounds.
Your enrolment will include the first sitting for all exams. Any resit will be subject to a fee of circa 45 pounds.
After Your Course
There are wide and varied career opportunities for AAT students including accountant or assistant accountant, finance assistant, payroll clerk, credit controller and bookkeeper. Accounting is also a useful skill for someone in a general business management role. This course is also suitable for someone who is looking to undertake the bookkeeping for a family business.
On successful completion of AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting (Level 3), there is the opportunity to progress to AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting (Level 4).
Course fees are per year. The current fee information is related to the 2019/20 academic year and is subject to change before the start of the course. Fees for 2020/21 will be updated in the Spring Term. There may also be additional costs associated with the course.
This course is funded by the government and may be free if you are:
- Aged 16-18 on 31/08/19
- Aged 19-23 on an Entry Level or Level 1 course with intent to progress to a Level 2 course
- Aged 19-23 on your first full Level 2 or Level 3 course
- Aged 19-23 on your first Level 4 course (if you haven’t already got a Level 3 qualification)
- Aged 19+ on Functions Skills or GCSE English or Maths
- Unemployed and in receipt of JSA/ESA(WRAG)/Universal Credit or another eligible state benefit on an Entry Level, Level 1 or Level 2 course
- Member of a low income household & in financial hardship on an Entry Level, Level 1 or Level 2 course
Level 3-6 Courses for Adults
Advanced Learning Loans are available for students aged 19+ and studying an eligible Level 3/4/5 and 6 Course. If you are on an Access course, the loan will be written off if you complete a degree.
Please speak to Student Services for more information on course fees.