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The AAT Level 3 in Accounting course is specifically designed to provide you with the necessary skills and credibility to progress within the accounting industry. Whether you’re looking to start your own company, or you want to take on a senior accounting role within an established organisation, this course is the ideal route to get you there.
Upon completion of this course, you'll have the skill set to successfully undertake senior accounting tasks including advanced bookkeeping, final accounts preparation, indirect tax and more. You'll also be awarded professional AAT Bookkeeper status, allowing you to use the initials AATQB after your name and qualify you to submit the final balance for companies of any size.
As with all our AAT courses, the AAT membership is included, saving you nearly £140!
As the AAT Accounting Level 3 is an advanced accreditation, we recommend that you enrol on it once you have gained some experience working in accounting, or if you currently hold a valid AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting (Level 2) and are looking to gain the advanced qualification.
If you require the AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting (Level 2) but are interested in progressing to the advanced diploma, we do offer an option to enrol on both courses in one package, though our AAT Level 2 Certificate & Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting, saving you £350!
Due to the nature of this course, we also recommend that students:
No matter what your preferred learning style is, this course will suit you. While our certifications are delivered on an eLearning platform, we also include the physical study books required within the price (saving you £600!).
Completing the AAT Level 3 course in Accounting will ensure you have the skills, knowledge and confidence to perform more senior accounting functions, like advanced bookkeeping, final accounts preparation and indirect tax.
Additional pathways include progressing onto our AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting (Level 4), a promotion in your current accounting job, starting your own business, or a new senior accounting job.
New career opportunities could include:
AAT Qualified Bookkeeper (AATQB) status will give recognition to your commitment to becoming a qualified Bookkeeper. Upon successful completion of the Advanced Diploma in Accounting, you will be able to start applying for AATQB status which confirms your skills and allows you to work towards being able to submit the final balance for your business, or other businesses of any size.
At this level, you will be comfortable working on more technical accounting tasks and be involved in more senior duties, such as:
Salaries vary by industry, sector and role; however, industry averages range between £23,000 and £25,000 a year, at this level.
If you’re looking to earn your AAT Accounting Level 3 Advanced Diploma with an award-winning, recognised company that embodies professionalism and support, e-Careers is here for you! However, we offer so much more.
Other benefits include:
Contact us today to get enrolled in this accounting course and move closer to becoming an advanced accredited accounting professional.
Building on the skills and techniques you developed throughout Level 2, the AAT Level 3 course 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 six modules that you’ll cover on this course, are:
Learn how to comprise the valuation of inventory, understand the disposal of non-current assets, use sub-divided accounting systems to prepare trial balances and reconciliations, and more.
Final Accounts Preparation
Understand the process of preparing accounts for different types of businesses and learn how to prepare final accounts from incomplete records.
Feel confident in more complex elements to VAT legislation, governing costs and explore how to prepare a VAT tax return.
Management Accounting: Costing
Start to form a deeper understanding of preparing budget accounts for company costs, such as labour, materials and expenses, as well as knowing how to forecast company revenues.
Ethics for Accountants
Gain a deeper knowledge of ethical guidelines and practices within accounting, as well as the legal considerations which apply to members in practice.
Spreadsheets for Accounting
Explore advanced spreadsheet techniques for accounting using appropriate formatting and formulas.
There are six computer-based exams (one per module), which will need to be taken at your local AAT test centre. The exam format includes multiple choice questions, where you select answers from a dropdown menu and type numbers and text into fields.
If you need any more information on the AAT exams, get in touch with one of our advisors.