Association of Accounting Technicians Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting

Association of Accounting Technicians Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting

Subject Area: Accounting

Course Overview

This level introduces more complex accounting tasks, like preparing final accounts for sole traders and partnerships. You’ll also learn the basics of management accounting and deal with VAT. Financial Spreadsheets and Professional Ethics are also covered.

In the workplace most accounting work is performed using computers, but the course focuses on teaching students to understand and perform the relevantcalculations manually.

Successful completion of this course will require a combination of self-study and tutor directed study. As part of your self-study, you will need to access the AAT website to complete e-Learning exercises and to attempt practice Computer Based Assessments.

  • Start Date: Sep, 2018
  • Attendance: Part-time
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course Code: SAF83D0

Entry Requirements

A good profile of GCSEs including English and Maths at Grade C or above. Successful completion of AAT Level 2 Certificate or an appropriate A Levels or significant experience across a range of accounting roles. Suitable for age 19+

Course Highlights

A career in accountancy can lead to top management in any organisation as nobusiness can exist without the advice of accountants. Accounting Technicians are skilled support staff working in accounting and finance and in wider business careers.

This course is part of the AATs new education and training scheme and is recognised by the QCF.

Tuition Costs

For all students aged 19+ fees are TBC. Details regarding fee remission and Advanced Learner Loans can be found at

Additional Costs

Textbooks – by Osborne books: Estimated cost per unit: £14.00-£21.00.

AAT costs: AAT student admission fee £41 – (Subject to change)

AAT annual membership fee £88 – (Subject to change)

Students should join the AAT within 4 weeks of starting the course.