AAT L3 Diploma in Accounting

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Why study this course?

This qualification covers a range of essential and higher-level accounting techniques and disciplines. Students will learn and develop skills needed for a range of financial processes, including maintaining cost accounting records, advanced bookkeeping and the preparation of financial reports and returns.

Course content 

What units will be studied?

  •  Business Awareness
  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting Techniques
  • Tax Processes for Business

How are students assessed?

You will be assessed via an online examination.

The assessments include written elements, meaning you will need a good level of understanding about the different topics covered, so you are able to confidently explain certain concepts of the syllabus in your assessments.

What jobs can this lead to?

  • Accounts payable and expenses supervisor
  • Assistant financial accountant
  • Commercial analyst
  • Cost accountant
  • Fixed asset accountant
  • Indirect tax manager
  • Payroll manager
  • Payments and billing manager
  • Senior bookkeeper
  • Senior finance officer

Entry requirements

Students can start with any qualification depending on existing skills and experience. For the best chance of success we recommend that students begin their studies with a good standard of English and maths and/or Level 2 AAT.


A calculator, a pen and a notepad.

Access to a computer

Text books can be purchased, however these are not essential.

Day, time and duration  

Day time:  Tuesday 9:00am – 4:30pm at Coombs Wood Campus

Evening: Monday


36 weeks

Start date  

Monday 2nd October 2023


23/24 Course fees to be confirmed

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