AAT is the UK’s leading qualification and membership body for accounting and finance staff, with over 125,000 members in more than 90 countries worldwide. AAT qualifications provide Accounting Technician status. Accounting Technicians work at all levels of finance, from accounts clerks to finance directors. The Level 3 Diploma is for candidates who have successfully completed the AAT Level 2 Certificate, or who have previous accounting qualifications and a good understanding of basic accounting. During the course candidates will cover a number of topics including advanced bookkeeping, final accounts preparation, management accounting (costing), indirect tax, professional ethics for accounts and spreadsheet software.
What do I need to join?
Candidates will normally have successfully achieved the AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting or Bookkeeping prior to enrolling and also require a level 2 in Maths & English (A to C Grade GCSE or equivalent). The course is also open to others who can demonstrate prior bookkeeping experience through a successful interview and assessment. To enrol please visit one of our AAT Open Evenings which are held at various times throughout the year.
How will I learn?
Learning will take place in a classroom environment with computer-based testing used for the assessment of each of the 6 units. Mock exams take place during classroom sessions. Final exams, follow the completion of each unit at a date and time to be advised at the start of your course – but normally during normal class time.
What can I do next?
Learners can go on to study the Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting after this course.
You will need to register with the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) at a cost of £48.00, plus annual student membership of £99 (2019/20 rate). All exam fees (single attempt) are included in the cost of your course. Textbooks are additional and are ordered from Osborne Books with a 35% discount – cost £109. Details on all of the above will be discussed during the first day of your course. The colleges Money Management Service may be able to offer you a number of financial support options that often support fee costs but also travel and food costs while attending the course. If you wish to discuss your financial options you can contact the Money Management Service team on 01179092381 (Filton), 01453 761185 (Stroud) or [email protected] Alternatively, you can view the Money Management Service page on our website. Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic we may need to take a number of measures that could affect our planned delivery method. For example; planned on site delivery may take a blended approach; a mixture of classroom based and online activities. We will endeavour to ensure course information, including delivery method and pricing, is updated when changes are having to be made. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Course information last updated: Friday 10th July 2020 @ 8.41am (1 day ago)