Accounting & Professional Studies

AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting (Fast-track) - D063

Hamilton Campus Full Time Level 3 Duration 22 weeks

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The Level 3 Diploma in Accounting (Fast-track) is the second stage of the full AAT qualification, for those who have completed the Level 2 Certificate in Accounting. It is a professional course which will give you the skills to excel at a wide range of accounting and finance jobs.

Course Details

On the Level 3 Diploma you are introduced to more advanced bookkeeping and final accounts preparation techniques. You will also learn:

  • Business Awareness
  • Financial Management: Preparing Financial Statements
  • Management Accounting Techniques
  • Tax Processes for Businesses These are under the new AAT Q2022 qualification, which is available from 1st September 2022. This qualification is equivalent to A-level standard.
Timetable Info

Monday 09:00 — 16:00 or Tuesday 09:00 — 16:00

Entry Guidelines

A mandatory requirement is to have achieved a Level 2 Certificate in Accounting. Satisfactory interview and assessment.

Office Use Only. Non Standard 35c.

Assessment Method

By computer based assessments that are externally marked.

Additional Information

A requirement of this course is membership with the AAT (The Association of Accounting Technicians). For 2022-2023 the cost of registering for the AAT for this qualification is £225, which must be paid to the AAT. It is advantageous to pay this as soon as possible, in order to gain access to the wide range of learning resources available from the AAT. Please be aware that criminal offences, bankruptcy and IVAs will affect your application for membership with the AAT. See course leader for further details. Initial unit exams are included in the course fees. Exam resits are an extra cost, which at level 3 is £60 for all exams. There is also an extra cost for course textbooks, which is approximately £60. If you are able to access this course for free, you should be aware that you are still required to pay for the extra fees to AAT, any exam resits, and the course books, although you can also apply for a college bursary to help with a contribution towards these costs.

Where can I progress to?

Progression to the Professional Diploma in Accounting and then on to the chartered professional qualifications.

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If you are aged 19 or over:

If you are aged 19+ and living in the Liverpool City Region (inc Wirral), many courses will be free. If you are aged 19+ and live outside the Liverpool City Region, this course may be free. Terms & conditions apply.

If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for this course).

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If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support. For more information on support available visit Bursaries and Loans. We also allow payment by instalments for some courses.

Fee : £2300.00

The fee quoted is for the academic year 23/24.

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