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AAT Diploma in Accounting – Level 3 (Part-time)

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

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management
Adult and Community
Location: The Roundhouse
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: 3
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: Y
Weeks: 36
Hours: 6.75
Start: 22/09/2022
Days/Times:
Tuition: £2573
Adult Loan Amount: £2573
The Roundhouse

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/aat-diploma-in-accounting-level-3-part-time
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Course Information for Students

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).

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

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

This course will be delivered on-site.

As part of your AAT course, you will 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

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

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

AAT Membership and cost for first exams is included.

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

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

For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

Course Information for Employers

If you are an employer and would like to know more about the apprenticeships and professional training we deliver or how you can get involved in co-creating and co-delivering curriculum, please contact us via email on businessenquiries@derby-college.ac.uk, call us on 01332 387 421 or visit our employer pages here.

Career Information

This course could lead to one of these careers...

Financial and Accounting Technicians

£37218

Financial and Accounting Technicians

Chartered and Certified Accountants

£37743

Chartered and Certified Accountants

Book-keepers, Payroll Managers and Wages Clerks

£19618

Book-keepers, Payroll Managers and Wages Clerks

Financial Administrative Occupations n.e.c.

£17186

Financial Administrative Occupations n.e.c.

More Careers Information at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/career-pathways
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Course Information Last Updated On: October 22, 2021 3:07 pm