AAT Advanced Accounting Diploma (Level 3)

AAT Advanced Accounting Diploma (Level 3)

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AAT Advanced Accounting Diploma (Level 3)

The AAT Accounting Qualification is universally respected and internationally recognised. Organisations such as Vodafone, the NHS, the Metropolitan Police, KPMG and many more continue to hire AAT qualified members for their knowledge, skills, diligence and enthusiasm, because AAT represents the highest standards of professionalism.

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

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

Jobs range from accounts clerks to financial managers working in the public sector, industry and commerce, and accounting practices. For more information visit the official AAT website: aat.org.uk.

This course provides the knowledge and skills to perform the tasks demanded by this role; it offers you the chance to gain a useful and practical qualification  

Alternatively you could take this course as an Advanced Level Apprenticeship, please contact us for more information.


Duration 33 weeks
Study mode Part Time
Start date 09/09/2019
Campus Printworks Campus
Course code 70510-01
Fee £2,573

What you learn

Through studying six core modules you will develop the following competencies:

  • Extending the trial balance
  • Accounting for non-current assets
  • Preparing final accounts for sole traders and partnerships
  • Providing cost and revenue information
  • Preparing and completing VAT returns
  • Professional ethics
  • Spreadsheet software


Benefits / Skills you will develop

The courses are based on two principles:

  • Doing the actual work, not just learning theory
  • Achieving competence to nationally agreed standards so that you and your employer have full confidence in the qualification


How you will be assessed

Your progress and achievements are assessed through online assessments.

Where is the course delivered (facilities / classrooms)

The course runs at Printworks Campus.

Entry requirements

You will need to demonstrate that you are both literate and numerate, with an entry requirement of Level 2 in English (ESOL Level 2 or IELTS Level 6.5) and Numeracy.

A Level 2 accounting qualification (or relevant experience) is also required.

What's next

Successful completion of a unit will demonstrate to employers exactly what you can do. Completing the 6 units will give you a Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting.

Level 3 allows you to progress to our Level 4 AAT Professional Diploma which is the third year of the Accounting Technicians course.

Campus Locations

Printworks Campus

Hunslet Road
West Yorkshire
LS10 1JY
0113 3861997
Nearest train station
Leeds Central Station, 0.7 MilesWebsite