In this qualification you will master more complex accounting disciplines including financial processes, advanced bookkeeping, final accounts and ethical practices for accountants. This course is aimed at learners with experience and knowledge of double entry bookkeeping and builds on the skills developed at Level 2.
- Course Type Adult - Professional
- Subject Area Accountancy
- Qualification Advanced Diploma
- Study Mode: Part Time Only
- Course Level Level 3
- Location Bradninch Court
- Course Length 36 weeks
- Start Date Various
- End Date Various
- Day Various
- Times See below
- Fee £2,613 *Advanced Learner Loan is available
- Reduced Fee £80.00
- Course Code P3PDACE0/9/A
In this qualification you will master more complex accounting disciplines including financial processes, advanced bookkeeping, final accounts and ethical practices for accountants.
This course is aimed at learners with experience and knowledge of double entry bookkeeping and builds on the skills developed at Level 2.
Learners are required to successfully complete 5 units in total, assessed through an end of unit exam. A pass is between 70-79%, Merit 80-89% and Distinction 90-100%. You will have four exams for the normal units and one Synoptic Assessment that will take place at the end of the course to assess your knowledge and understanding from the whole of the year.
DAY START END TIMES LOCATION Wednesday 11-Sep-19 01-Jul-20 09:30 – 16:30 Bradninch Court Thursday 12-Sep-19 02-Jul-20 17:30 – 20:30 Bradninch Court Wednesday 15-Apr-20 24-Mar-21 09:30 – 14:30 Bradninch Court
*This course is eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan. Click here for further information.
What topics will I study?
- Advanced Bookkeeping
- Final Accounts Preparation
- Management Accounting: Costing
- Indirect Tax
- Ethics for Accountants
- Spreadsheets for Accounting
The aim of this course is to provide students with the specialist knowledge and skills required for a clear progression to a choice of careers in Finance. It will also lead to further studies in bookkeeping and the full AAT Level 4 Diploma in Accounting.
- Entry Requirements
The AAT does not set any prerequisites for the study of the AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping. However, for the best chance of success, we require students to begin their AAT Level 3 studies with a Level 2 bookkeeping or accounting qualification.
Learners also need to have maths and English GCSE at grade C/4 or equivalent.
Please note: It is important that you apply and pay for your course at least one week before the course starts to ensure that you will have access to all the facilities and resources in your first week. Please be aware that there are no car parking facilities at Exeter College city centre sites, but public car parks are available across the city.
You will study at Bradninch Court, one of our Professional and Adult learning centres and have access to the college’s Learning Resource Centres.
- Additional Costs
AAT membership for 12 months costs approximately £140.
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