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AAT Advanced & Professional in Accounting (Level 3 & 4)


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What is the AAT Advanced & Professional in Accounting (Level 3 & 4) package

By incorporating both the AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting Level 3 and the Professional Diploma in Accounting Level 4 you'll gain the essential skills and knowledge required, to be able to confidently function within a senior Accounting role. By completing the Advanced Diploma in Accounting Level 3 you'll be awarded AATQB status, and by completing the Professional Diploma in Accounting Level 4 you'll be awarded MAAT status, and gain the initials after your name. 

We are incredibly honoured to announce that we've been shortlisted for the ‘AAT Distance Learning Training Provider of the Year award 2020!'

Earn your AAT accredited qualification. Enrol today! AAT membership is included, saving you nearly £150! 

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Key features of the course

  • Delivery Method: Online & Books
  • Exam: Available via Awarding Body
  • Tutor Support Included
  • Course Access: 15 months
  • 89.2% Pass rate (Level 3)
  • Fully accredited course materials
  • Includes AAT Membership
  • Xero Advisor Certification
AAT Advanced & Professional in Accounting (Level 3 & 4)
£958 ex. VAT

This AAT course package incorporates 2 advanced courses: the AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting Level 3 and the Professional Diploma in Accounting Level 4. 

Package includes

If bought separately
  • AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting (Level 4)

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    £625 ex. VAT
  • AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting (Level 3) - eLearning

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    £521 ex. VAT
  • AAT Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting Books

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    £500 ex. VAT
We offer monthly finance with 0% interest – view options on the checkout page. All prices inclusive of VAT

Is the AAT Accounting Level 3 & 4 package right for me?

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:

  •    Are at least 16 years old (or have the consent of a parent or guardian)
  •    Have a solid understanding of the English language
  •    Are comfortable with mathematics
  •    Have access to a PC or Laptop

Where could this course package take you next?

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:

  •    Accounts Payable and Expenses Supervisor
  •    Commercial Analyst
  •    Indirect Tax Manager
  •    Payments and Billing Manager
  •    Payroll Manager
  •    Senior Bookkeeper
  •    Senior Finance Officer

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, as well as being able to submit final balances for any sized organisation.

Why study the AAT Accounting Level 3 & 4 Advanced Diplomas with e-Careers   

If you’re looking to earn your AAT Accounting Level 3 Advanced Diploma and Level 4 Professional Diploma in one place, this is the package for you.

Study with an award-winning, recognised organisation, who embodies professionalism and support.

Other benefits include:

  •    Best price guaranteed! (Inc. AAT Membership worth £147)
  •    High quality training materials: Interactive online course with videos, mock exams and practice assessments. Backed up with physical hard copy textbooks (worth £600) and boasting one of the industry’s highest average pass rates of 92%
  •    An average course completion time of 6-8 months (access for 12 months)
  •    Interest-free payment plans available

Contact us today to get enrolled in this accounting course and move closer to becoming an advanced accredited accounting professional.

AAT Syllabus - What's in the AAT Accounting course package

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:

  •    Advanced Bookkeeping
  •    Final Accounts Preparation
  •    Indirect Tax
  •    Management Accounting: Costing
  •    Ethics for Accountants
  •    Spreadsheets for Accounting

The AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting Level 4) is made up of 4 mandatory modules and a choice of 5 options modules (of which you must complete 2).

Mandatory Modules include:

  •        Management Accounting: Budgeting
  •        Management Accounting: Decision and Control
  •        Financial Statements of Limited Companies
  •        Accounting Systems and Controls
  •        Professional Diploma Synoptic Assessment

Optional modules include:

  •        Business tax
  •        Personal tax
  •        External auditing
  •        Cash and Treasury Management
  •        Credit Management

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. 

AAT exams

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.


What can I expect from a job in Accounting?

By the time you have completed level 3 and level 4, you’ll be very comfortable working on more senior accounting tasks, such as:

  •    Reviewing financial reports
  •    Reconciling account balances and bank statements
  •    Managing cash controls

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.

AAT Exams – Update

AAT exams and assessments are now open again from Monday 29th June 2020.

We're pleased to confirm that AAT assessments will be available again from Monday 29 June 2020, since their suspension due to Covid-19, on the 22nd March 2020.

Based on current information and guidance provided by the Government to help businesses get back on track, the AAT intends to make assessments available from 29th June 2020.


Social distancing guidance

The AAT expect all training providers and assessment venues to act responsibly and ensure they adhere to all government rules and guidelines in relation to social distancing when offering AAT assessments on site. We'll be providing more guidance around social distancing in the coming weeks.

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.

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