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AAT Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting

The Level 3 Diploma is made up of 7 units which include both knowledge of accounting principles plus practical application.

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  • Subject Area: Accounting/Bookkeeping
  • Mode: Part Time
  • Campus: Weybridge
  • About this course

    The Level 3 Diploma is made up of 7 units which reach include both knowledge of accounting principles plus practical application.

    Course Details

    What will the course involve?

    Accounts Preparation

    • Principals of account preparation
    • Extending the trial balance using accounting adjustments
    • Accounting for fixed assets

    Accounts Preparation II

    • Preparing accounts for partnerships
    • Prepare final accounts for sole traders

    Cash Management

    • Principles of cash management
    • Costs and Revenues
    • Principles of costing
    • Providing cost and revenue information

    Indirect Tax

    • Principles of VAT
    • Preparing and completing VAT returns

    Professional Ethics in Accounting and Finance
    A detailed look at the ethics expected from professional accountants and the AAT Ethical Guidelines Spreadsheets
    Spreadsheet software to Intermediate level


    This course is suitable for students:

    • already working in accounts at an accounts assistant level and who wish to gain a recognised professional qualification to help progress their career
    • who have already completed the AAT Level 2 Certificate or an equivalent qualification and wish to progress

    Entry Requirements

    What qualifications will I need?

    AAT Level 2 Certificate (Diploma pathway), AAT Foundation (NVQ pathway)  It is possible to join directly at Level 3 if you have other qualifications or plenty of work experience. You will need to speak to one of the AAT team for advice and guidance prior to enrolment.


    How much will the course cost?

    16 - 19 | POA
    Reduced Cost  | £1287
    Full Cost  | £1950

    For more information on the funding available. view our student finance page.

    Additional Costs

    Text books will be advised at the start of the course. These are ordered and paid for by the student but we have the benefit of a discount with the main suppliers. Costs in the region of £85- £90.

    Students will have to enrol with the AAT at the start of the course. This currently costs £131.  Each student will receive a print allowance at the start of their course, should they require additional printing beyond this limit, they will be charged.

    All students will be subject to a £25 registration fee per academic year


    Next Steps

    At Brooklands College we offer AAT courses at Levels 1,2,3 and 4

    Start dates

    Reference Campus Duration Days Hours Start
    01418/1A19 Weybridge 34 Weeks Tues & Weds 1800 - 2115 10/09/2019
    01418/1A17 Weybridge 34 Weeks Wednesday 0930 - 1645 10/09/2019
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