Course Code: TP1FE006 Accounting - Level 3 (AAT) Next course dates Start dateLocationDuration / Fees 04 Sep 2023 University Centre 1 Year Apply now 04 Sep 2023 University Centre 1 Year Apply now Overview Is this course for me? What will I learn? Key information Where could this course take me? Course SummaryThis AAT qualification is a competence-based qualification that gives you the relevant and practical skills to do a wide range of accounting and finance jobs. In this qualification you will master more complex accounting disciplines including financial processes, advanced bookkeeping, final accounts and ethical practices for accountants. This qualification is currently equivalent to 160 UCAS points and may support your application to university. Entry Requirements It is expected that you will already hold the AAT Level 2 Certificate. However, some may be eligible to begin at AAT Level 3 depending upon accounting qualifications already held and/or work experience. Qualification ObtainedDiploma in Accounting Industry Placement and Field Tripsn/a Learning and Teaching Methods The AAT Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting consists of six mandatory units: Advanced Bookkeeping Final Accounts Preparation Indirect Tax Management Accounting: Costing Ethics for Accountants Spreadsheets for Accounting Workroom based teaching and in computer suites for practice accounting sessions. Sessions are delivered by highly qualified industry accountants. Expert Tutors All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice. Other Costs and Equipment NeededNo additional equipment or costs are required for the completion of this programme. Tuition Fees Some adult students may not have to pay course fees whilst others will be entitled to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover their costs. To find out about this and what other support may be available to you, please read our 19+ tuition fees guide. Regulation and Accreditation Accrediting Institution: AAT Awarding Body: AAT Regulatory Body: Ofsted Terms and Conditions Read our full terms and conditions for more information. Tuition Fees Read our tuition fees guide. Other Costs and Equipment Needed It is an essential requirement of the course that you are a member of the AAT professional body. Membership is mandatory in order to be registered for examinations, which are an essential element of this course. If you are not already a member, you will be expected to join within the first 4 weeks of study and there is a one-off administration fee / reinstatement fee to be paid direct to the AAT along with an annual membership. The current membership fees are accessible via the AAT website: Should you not pass your examination the first time, you will have to pay a re-sit fee. Details of this fee will be provided by your tutor. Regulation and Accreditation Accrediting Institution: N/A Awarding Body: AAT Terms and Conditions Read our full terms and conditions for more information. Career Options and Progression Finance is at the heart of every business, so demand for accounting and finance skills will never go away. Jobs in accounting and finance are extremely diverse and deliver exciting career opportunities. With AAT on your CV, you demonstrate a level of industry excellence and work-readiness sought after by employers across all industries. The Foundation Certificate in Accounting may lead to employment as: Accounts administrator, Accounts assistant, Accounts payable clerk, Purchase/sales ledger clerk, Trainee accounting technician, Trainee finance assistant.