AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting Level 3

Master more complex accounting disciplines including financial processes, advanced bookkeeping, final accounts and ethical practices for accountants.

  • Study Mode

    Full-time

  • Duration

    1 Year

  • Location

    Reading College

  • Pathway

    Accountancy

In this qualification you will master more complex accounting disciplines including financial processes, advanced bookkeeping, final accounts and ethical practices for accountants.

Achieve professional AAT Bookkeeper status. If you successfully complete this qualification, you can apply for AAT associate bookkeeping membership and achieve professional AATQB status.

This is a full-time course which is run for 3 days a week.

As part of this course, you will be required to buy the AAT membership for students.

You will learn advanced knowledge of financial and management accounting as well as how to use Excel in Accounting.

Skills you will learn include:

  • Preparation of VAT returns
  • Preparation for year-end including Financial Statements for Sole traders and Partnerships
  • Reconciliation of financial transactions
  • Advanced Cost calculations
  • Ethics for Accountants

Students can progress to Professional Diploma in Accounting Level 4.

This course is for students under 19 who have completed AAT Level 2 course.

Students are required to pass five computer based exams:

  • Advanced Bookkeeping
  • Final Accounts Preparation
  • Indirect Tax (VAT)
  • Management Accounting Costing
  • Synoptic

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