Delegates looking to work towards their AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting Level 3 & 4, must first have completed the AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting (Level 2), or have gained sufficient experience in an accounting role.
Due to the nature of this course, we also recommend that students:
Upon successfully completing the two levels in this package and passing your exams, you can start applying for more senior accounting roles, or move into the Accounting industry for those new to the industry, or wondering how to get into Accounting.
New career opportunities could include:
You’ll also be able to gain AATQB status and apply for the AAT full membership and achieve professional MAAT status. Both allow you to have the letters AATQB and MAAT after your name, and be able to submit final balances for any sized organisation.
Study with an award-winning, recognised organisation, who embodies professionalism and support.
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’ve developed during the AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting Level 2, levels 3 and 4 will provide you with a detailed understanding of more complex accounting processes, to prepare you for senior job roles.
What are the AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting Level 3 and Professional Diploma in Accounting Level 4 online course modules?
The six modules that you’ll cover in the AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting (Level 3), are:
The AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting (Level 4) comprises 4 mandatory modules and a choice of 5 options modules (of which you must complete 2).
Mandatory Modules include:
Optional modules include:
It’s best to complete the mandatory modules first and then decide which optional modules you want to study, as your decision may change by the time you complete the mandatory modules. Once you’re sure what optional modules you want to study, you can contact us, and we’ll send out the relevant textbooks.
One other thing to consider is that if you’re considering specialising in tax and time is approaching the end of the year, it’s best to wait until the new year, to ensure you have the most up-to-date books, as tax changes year-on-year.
By the time you have completed level 3 and level 4, you’ll be very comfortable working on more senior accounting tasks, such as:
While salaries vary by sector and role, you can expect an average salary of around £32,500 –£42,500 a year, with some organisations offering salaries over £60,000 a year.
All exams are computer-based exams, and there will be one per module. These exams will need to be taken at your local AAT test centre and the format includes multiple-choice questions.
Exam fees are not included in the course cost. Exams cost approximately £60-85 depending on the exam centre.
If you need any more information on the AAT exams, please get in touch with one of our advisors.
Pearson VUE-owned test centres will be following the recommendations from the CDC and World Health Organization for preventing the spread of COVID-19 and protecting testing candidates and their staff. Candidates are asked to comply with the health and safety guidelines outlined below to keep fellow candidates safe. (Face masks are now required while testing at Pearson VUE-owned test centres).
What you need to know
You will not be admitted to the test centre and should reschedule your exam if:
You have tested positive for COVID-19 (unless you have been symptom-free and fever-free for at least 72 hours without the use of fever reducing medicine and at least 14 days have passed since your last exposure, or you have received two negative COVID-19 test results in a row, 24 hours apart)
You are currently experiencing or have experienced one or more associated symptoms within the last fourteen (14) days (unless You have been symptom-free and fever-free for at least 72 hours without the use of fever reducing medicine):
You live with or have had close contact with someone who has confirmed or suspected COVID-19 (unless at least 14 days have passed since your last exposure).
Have been or are under home quarantine or centralized observation by government or healthcare authorities (unless at least 14 days have passed since your quarantine or centralized observation has been lifted by the government or healthcare authorities).
Synoptic windows revised
Synoptic window dates have now been confirmed for the remainder of the year and include additional dates to help with planning and potential capacity issues due to social distancing restrictions. Full details can be found here.
In summary, these are:
Advanced Diploma in Accounting - Level 3 (Level 6 in Scotland) Synoptic
– week commencing 13 July, 20 July, 17 August, 14 September, 12 October, 7 December
Professional Diploma in Accounting - Level 4 (Level 8 in Scotland) Synoptic
– week commencing 6 July, 13 July, 24 August, 21 September, 19 October, 14 December
Level 2 synoptic assessments
In agreement with Ofqual, the UK qualifications regulator, the AAT has announced the intention to issue calculated results for eligible students studying the Foundation Certificate in Accounting - Level 2 (Level 5 in Scotland) and Foundation Diploma in Accounting and Business (Level 2).
Results will be issued to students on 13 August and, because of this exercise, we are unable to make the Level 2 synoptic assessment available until after these results are released.
The next Level 2 synoptic window will start in the week commencing 17 August.
Full details on the revised synoptic windows can be found here.