« Go Back

AAT Diploma in Accounting - Level 3Apply Now »

Course Image
Level: 3

Location: The RoundHouse

Years: 1

Weeks: 39

Hours: 8.00

Start: 11/09/2018

Days / Times:

Tuition (£): 2573.00*

24+ Loan Amount: 2573.00****

Interview: Y

Course Summary

This Level 3 AAT qualification, recognised and sought-after by employers, will introduce aspiring accountants to more complex accounting tasks. 

It offers you a route to professional status: when employers see MAAT after your name (after successful completion of the Level 4 AAT along with relevant experience), they know they are dealing with a credible professional with up-to-date skills and knowledge.

You will learn how to prepare the final accounts for sole traders and partnerships, how to maintain cost accounting records, and how to prepare reports and returns.

Entry requirements

You will need to possess the AAT Level 2 in Accounting.

Course Content

You will study the following units:

  • Accounts preparation - incorporating recording and accounting for non-current asset and advanced bookkeeping, including final adjustments ready for preparation of financial statements  
  • Prepare final accounts for sole traders and partnerships
  • Costs and revenues
  • Indirect tax
  • Spreadsheets software
  • Professional ethics in accounting and finance

How will I be assessed?

You will be constantly assessed by various means.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

No

What can I do after this course?

You can progress to the Level 4 Diploma in Advanced AAT Accountancy.

Did you find the course information on this page useful?

 

* Tuition - This figure is the tuition fee to be paid - There are no concessionary fees available.
**** Advanced Learner Loan: if you are aged 19 or over and want to study at Level 3, 4, 5 or 6, you could apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with the costs of your study. This is the fee that would need to be financed by a successful application for a loan. Alternatively, you or your employer could pay the fees directly.

This course is run at the Roundhouse Campus

About the Roundhouse »

Jess Monk

Jess Monk

Employer shows trust in teenage business admin apprentice Jess

Derby College business administration apprentice Jess Monk is the envy of many of her friends.
At just 17, she has an interesting, well-paid job, working with friendly and supportive people who show trust in her abilities.
Jess is on the college’s Business Administration level 2 course and in September started an apprenticeship with engineering design consultants Jackson Purdue Lever on Pride Park.
Originally at Derby College to study Health and Social Care, she switched courses when she realised she’d prefer to work in a business environment.
Jess says she has already picked up lots of business knowledge on her course and is thinking about furthering this by progressing to level 3.
As an apprentice, Jess also likes that there are other young Derby College learners at Jackson Purdue Lever.Over the past five years the firm has established strong links with the college through its careers academy, providing work experience to several students.

I’d been working part-time as an admin assistant at Jackson Purdue Lever for about a year before being taken on as an apprentice, so I already knew everyone. I’m given quite a lot of responsibility at work, which makes me feel that my employer trusts me.


I’m responsible for ordering all the stationery, for instance. It’s important to get it right.


I also spend a lot of time writing up reports for the structural survey team and recording information on Excel spreadsheets as well as welcoming visitors to the firm.

Go to top