AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting | Level 3 | P12675
How to study
Days & Times
Burton Town Centre Campus
This is the second level of the professional AAT accounting qualification and will cover more complex accounting tasks, including preparing final accounts for sole traders, indirect tax and costing.
The purpose of this qualification is to ensure that you are well prepared to progress into a career in business, finance or professional accountancy, or into further education.
You will learn and develop skills needed for financial processes, including accounting principles and concepts, advanced bookkeeping and preparing financial statements. You will also understand the business environment, technology used in finance and accounting, business issues regarding payroll and value added tax (VAT), issues in business, management accounting techniques, ethical principles and sustainability considerations for accountants. The course will also develop an understanding of business and its structure and purpose, as well as appreciating the wider business environment. You will develop skills supporting complex financial processes, such as final accounts, reports and returns, use of technology to provide management accounting information, and completion of VAT returns.
You will be expected to take responsibility for initiating and completing tasks and procedures, as well as exercising autonomy and judgement within limited parameters, such as awareness of different perspectives or approaches within an area of study or work. You will need to use a variety of data and information about a business to visualise and communicate key information needed for business decision making.
Fees and Costs
Educational entitlements or fee concessions are solely based on the individual programme and nationally set eligibility criteria. To see if you qualify for fee concessions then please visit the 'what will I pay' section of our website. You may be surprised what you are entitled to!
Examination & Registration
- Payment in Full (Credit Card / Debit Cards / Cash) accepted
- Employer Sponsored accepted
- Direct Debit Instalments accepted
- Advanced Learning Loan accepted
- Student Finance English Loan (HE) not accepted
For International Learners
Email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
Call us: 01283 494757 or 01283 494472
Visit us: Chat to the Financial Support Team in the Learner Hub
Just drop-in, Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5pm and Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm.
Further Education Programme Only: The College reserves the right to change or amend, at any time, any of the course details including but not limited to; content, dates, times, venues, tutor, fees payable, concessions available, terms or conditions.
Level 2 professional qualification (e.g. AAT) including GCSE grade 4 maths or equivalent qualification.
What modules will I study?
- Business Awareness
- Financial Accounting
- Management Accounting Techniques
- Preparing Financial Statements
- Tax Processes for Businesses
How will I be assessed?
All of the units within this qualification are mandatory. Four units are assessed individually in end-of-unit examinations.
What can I do next?
This qualification opens up a choice of great careers, such as:
- Accounts assistant
- Accounts payable and expenses supervisor
- Accounts payable clerk
- Assistant accountant
- Audit trainee
- Credit controller
More information on Finance & Accounting
The accounting and finance industry provides services to businesses to manage their money coming in, going out and everything in between. Working in accounting and finance can span all business sectors, so you could be working with clients from all types of industries, from hairdressing to engineering.Read More about 'Finance & Accounting'
Burton and South Derbyshire College
Tel: 01283 494400
Town Centre Campus
Burton Town Centre Campus, Lichfield Street, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire DE14 3RL
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