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Contact us to enrol on this AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting & Level 4 Diploma in Professional Accounting training course to advance your accounting career today!
If you’re looking to work towards your AAT Level 3 & 4 Diploma in Accounting you must have gained some experience working in accounting, or if you currently have a relevant qualification in level 2 accounting or equivalent and are looking to gain the advanced qualification, this course is for you.
Due to the nature of this course, we also recommend that students:
At this level, you will be very comfortable working on high level accounting tasks required of a Finance Officer or Senior Accountant, where responsibilities may include:
When you have completed your AAT Level 3 and Level 4 training and exams, you can apply for senior accounting roles or move into the accounting industry for those new to the industry or considering how to get into accounting. It will take you approximately 12 months to complete AAT Level 3 and 15 months to complete AAT Level 4.
Typical job roles at this level include:
You’ll also be able to apply for AATQB status and apply for professional MAAT status. Both allow you to have the letters AATQB and MAAT after your name and be able to submit final balances for a variety of organisations.
Salaries for AAT certified professionals in the UK has risen this year. The average salary by job level has been outlined below:
When you have earned your AAT Level 3 and Level 4 qualifications, you can set up your own business and apply to provide both level 3 and level 4 services. These services include:
AAT Licensed Bookkeeper (Level 3) - bookkeeping, financial accounts, VAT, computerised accountancy systems, and payroll.
AAT Licensed Accountant (Level 4) - All the above plus: financial accounts and accounts preparation for statutory purposes, budgeting and forecasting, management accounting, personal and business income tax, inheritance, capital gains and corporation tax, limited assurance engagement, independent examination, company secretarial services, Internal audit, and forensic accounting.
Earning your AAT Level 3 and Level 4 qualifications will give you the opportunity to apply for AATQB and professional MAAT status, letting you use the designatory letters AATQB and MAAT after your name. These designatory letters show you have gained the skills, experience, and knowledge to work that employers are looking for, which can result in an increase in your earning potential. You can also now legally submit final balances for a variety of organisations.
AATQB (gained with AAT Level 3) - Once you have completed AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting, you can apply to earn your AATQB status, and can use the designatory letters AATQB after your name. You can then apply to run your own practice as an AAT Licensed Bookkeeper.
MAAT (gained with AAT Level 4) - When you have earned your level 4 qualification, you can apply to earn your MAAT status and use the designatory letters MAAT after your name. You can then apply for a licence to run your own practice as an AAT Licensed Accountant or Bookkeeper.
AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting Syllabus
Building on the skills and techniques you developed throughout Level 2, the AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting will enable you to understand and perform more complex accounting processes, such as advanced double-entry bookkeeping, implementing procedures for acquisition and disposal of non-current assets, preparing and recording depreciation calculations, and more!
The 4 modules that you’ll cover throughout this course, are:
Level 4 Diploma in Professional Accounting qualification Syllabus
The Level 4 Diploma in Professional Accounting qualification comprises three mandatory units: an assessment, and a choice of five optional units. You’ll need to complete all the mandatory units and two of the five optional units, to complete the course. The assessment fees are not included in the cost of the course.
It’s best to complete the mandatory units first, before deciding which optional units you'll want to study.
We include the study text so that you have everything you need to learn, including study and exam revision kits so that you can test yourself at home and be sure you’re fully prepared for the exam.
As this course is delivered via textbook, your course will not expire, meaning you can take the exams when you’re ready.
Your course contains all the support and resources you need to pass your exams with flying colours. You will have access to mock papers, past recorded sessions, and the ability to contact your tutor with any questions you may have. Online classes cover revision sessions and practice papers on all the modules needed to pass your exams such as Business Awareness, Management Accounting Techniques and Audit and Assurance.
There are 4 computer-based exams in total, which will need to be taken at your local AAT test centre.
The exam format includes multiple-choice questions, selecting answers from a drop-down menu and typing numbers and text into form fields.
Questions include multiple-choice, selecting answers from a drop-down menu and typing numbers into form fields. For some assessments, you will be required to type essay-style answers with the Synoptic assessment.
Membership is not included in this course but will be required to sit exams. As a student AAT member, you will benefit from:
We’re proud to have achieved some of the highest pass marks in the UK.
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