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Level: 3

Location: The RoundHouse

Years: 1

Adult 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. 

This programme 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.

The course may also offer places for Level 3 AAT Apprenticeships (subject to change - please discuss at interview).

Entry requirements

You will need to possess the AAT Level 2 in Accounting as well as a good level of maths and English.

Course Content

You will study six units (and complete one synoptic exam):

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

How will I be assessed?

You will be constantly assessed by various means throughout your studies as well as via exams.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

As part of your AAT course, you may need to purchase resource/text books to aid your revision.  There may also be the additional cost of registration/subscription fees and exams (any additional costs can be discussed at interview).

This qualification is now available under the new National Skills Fund Level 3 Adult offer.

Level 3

AAT Membership = £147 - included

Books = £116.35 (This is the total cost for 5 x Tutorial and 5 x Workbooks for each unit) - included

Assessments = £350 (Total cost for 5 x Assessments) - included

AAT membership, books and cost for exams is included for full-time students.

Please speak to staff about Adult Funding for full-time AAT Level 3.

What can I do after this course?

Further Study

You can progress to the AAT Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accountancy. The Advanced Diploma in Accounting can lead to employment in roles such as:

  • Accounts Assistant
  • Accounts Payable and Expenses Supervisor
  • Accounts Payable Clerk
  • Assistant Accountant
  • Audit Trainee
  • Bookkeeper
  • Credit Controller
  • Finance Assistant
  • Payroll Administrator
  • Payroll Supervisor
  • Practice Bookkeeper
  • Tax Assistant

 

 

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This course is run at the Roundhouse Campus

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Daniel Ranby

Daniel Ranby

Business student turned entrepreneur

Daniel Ranby is pursuing his dreams in the business world, and doing a good job of catching them up. The former Derby College student told our Alumni Team about his time at College, his latest business venture and his tips to succeed in business.Daniel graduated from Derby College with a Business Studies qualification under his belt and plenty of ambition."The Business Studies course made me more open minded. It was my initial insight into what is really involved in running my own business and what it takes to succeed." Daniel had big plans for his future, but it wasn't until he started studying that he was able to begin shaping them into something that could make money.Today, our entrepreneurial former student runs his own extremely successful business, which he built from scratch. Commercial Consultants is a recruitment consultancy specialising in the engineering, operations and business management sectors of the transport industries. "I started my business with only two computers. My ex-business partner put in £800. I've been running the business for eleven years now and I bought out my partner four years ago. I have full control over all aspects of the business, from the profit and loss to the planning and strategy."Daniel describes his journey as "Starting up from a blank piece of paper and having to make everything happen from scratch," something which he is understandably proud of, but more so because his business is now "achieving over 3.5 million in revenue." We asked Daniel what it takes to succeed in the business world: "A lot of drive is required and the ability to bounce back is a must." He is currently looking forward to starting another business.

"I always wanted to run my own business, and Derby College gave me the insight I needed."

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