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AAT Accounting — Level 3 Advanced Diploma

Course information

The aim of this qualification is to enhance the skills developed at the Introductory Certificate Level. You will cover accounts for sole traders and partnerships, indirect taxation management, and master more complex financial processes, including final accounting, professional ethics and spreadsheets.
The qualification provides candidates with a high quality, nationally recognised qualification. This is a vocationally related, credit based qualification that provides a valuable opportunity for individuals to develop skills, gain underpinning knowledge and understanding and provide progression in the accounting and finance sectors.
It can be a standalone qualification or a vehicle for progression to the AAT Level Four Professional Diploma.
This course is designed for students who are 19 years or older and is suited for:
• Those students who have successfully completed the Level Two Certificate in Accounting
• Learners who would like to become a graduate member of the AAT and progress to the Level Four
Professional Diploma in Accounting.
Once you have enrolled on the course it is essential that you continue your membership with the AAT so that you can sit the AAT on-line assessments and access study resources.
Course Content:
• Advanced Bookkeeping
• Final Accounts Preparation
• Management Accounting: Costing
• Indirect Taxation
• Spreadsheets for Accountants
• Ethics for Accountants
There are six online assessments including a synoptic test for the qualification which students need to secure a competent outcome in each.


Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT): Level Three Advanced Diploma in Accounting.

This course leads to...

AAT qualifications have been designed to encourage progression. The Level Three Diploma qualification offers direct entry onto the Level Four Professional Diploma.

Entry Requirements

GCSE English Language and mathematics.
Level Two Certificate in Accounting or an appropriate degree or relevant work experience in the accounting or finance sector, which is at the discretion of the course tutor.
The course runs for one day per week on Tuesday 9.30-4.30pm
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Course ID: 163731

Course Year: 21/22

Course Duration: 1 Year


This course is only available to learners aged 19 and over. If you are aged between 19-23 and don’t have 2 A-Levels (or equivalent), you won't have to pay any fees for this course.

24 years old or over or 19-23 and have 2 A-Levels (or equivalent) at the start of the course? Fees are payable, but you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the cost of your course. Find out more at, or contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at

Fee for21/22 is 2573.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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