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L3 ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN ACCOUNTING AAT

Qualification

AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting - Level 3

Course Code

21P1MAP00136

Duration

1 Year

Entry Requirements

You must have a sound knowledge of bookkeeping principles to undertake the AAT Level 3 programme. Achievement of an AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting is advantageous but not essential.

Future Study

On successful completion of this course, you can progress to the AAT Level 4 Professional Diploma.

The skills and knowledge you will gain throughout this qualification will qualify you for roles including Finance Officer, Assistant Accountant and Bookkeeper. You will also be eligible for AAT Bookkeeper (AATQB) status, giving you the option to work as a freelance bookkeeper.

Cost

£2763

What you need to know

IS THIS FOR ME?

This internationally recognised AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) qualification enables those working in accounting or those who looking to pursue accountancy as a career to gain knowledge, practical experience and the all-important certification often sought by employers.

HOW AND WHAT WILL I LEARN?

This qualification covers a range of complex accounting tasks. You will learn and master financial processes, including accounting principles and concepts, advanced bookkeeping, final accounts, VAT issues in business, management accounting costing techniques and ethical practices for accountants.

You will also gain software skills through spreadsheet training for accounting.

On successful completion of this course, you will be awarded an AAT Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting. 

UNITS OF STUDY
The course covers a range of key areas, including:

  • Advanced Bookkeeping
  • Indirect Tax
  • Final Accounts Preparation
  • Management Accounting: Costing
  • Ethics for Accountants
  • Spreadsheets for Accounting

You will also develop business communications and lifelong learning skills, applying what you learn on the course to the wider industry context.

COURSE DELIVERY – ONLINE AND ON CAMPUS

Hart Learning & Development have partnered with Mindful Education to deliver this course through its Online and On-Campus model.

Online

Video lectures are available on demand, and can be viewed from your phone, tablet or computer, meaning you can choose how, when and where you want to study.

Exercises, interactive case studies and analytical tools help to enhance the learning experience further.

On campus

You benefit from a college class every other week. Experienced tutors will discuss and reinforce what you have learnt during your online study and are on hand to provide guidance on progress and assessment.

START DATES AND RUNNING TIMES

Thursday 16 September – 9.30AM – 12.30PM, every Thursday

Thursday 16 September – 6PM – 9PM, every Thursday

5 May 2022 (Exact running times coming soon)

LOCATION

Stevenage Campus

The National Skills Fund will help adults to train and gain the valuable skills they need to improve their job prospects.  

Learners aged 24 and over, and without a full Level 3 qualification, are now able to access fully-funded Level 3 courses; including this course at North Hertfordshire College! Find out more.

Join our AAT Information Session

Please register your interest by sending your details to AAT@nhc.ac.uk. You will then be sent registration details and information on how to join us online.

The evening will begin with a presentation by the Programme Manager at 6PM – 7PM, followed by the opportunity to speak to the course tutors online, discuss your professional development, and get insight into the learning programme. Find out more here.