Vocational Course

AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) Level 3 Diploma in Accounting

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About this course

An interview is required before you are able to enrol on to this course.

There is a fast-track course which starts on Wednesday 4 January and finishes on Friday 13 July 2017 - Tuesday 9.15am-2pm; Wednesday 9.15am-4.15pm; Thursday 9.15am-4.15pm

AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting Level 3 is the intermediate level of the AAT Accounting Qualification. It offers technical training in accounting and its main purpose is to provide students with specialist knowledge and skills to gain employment in an accounting role and/or the opportunity to progress to further qualification in accountancy or a related field.

At this intermediate level, you will master more complex financial processes, including final accounts for Sole traders and Partnerships, Analysing cost and revenue, Indirect Tax, Spreadsheets and Ethics.

Once you have completed the intermediate level, you will be awarded the AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting Level 3.

It is necessary to have a good level of English and Maths skills. (We require students to have at least 5 GCSEs grade C or above including English language and Math.)

Please discuss suitable entry level with the course leader.

What will I learn?

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

All units are mandatory

How will I be assessed?

Advanced Bookkeeping, Final Accounts Preparation, Management Accounting: Costing and Indirect Tax are assessed through Unit assessments set and marked by AAT.

Spreadsheets for Accounting and Ethics for Accountants are assessed through a Synoptic assessment, set and marked by AAT. This assessment will also assess the Accounting Units.

The AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting is subject to re-sit restrictions.

The overall result for the qualification is graded Pass, Merit or Distinction.

What do I need?

Specific Requirements

Entry into this stage is either AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting, Short course in Accounting level 2, GCE A Level in Accounting (Grades A - E) or, in some cases, relevant work experience. Students need to have good prior knowledge of double entry.

Where can it take me?

Successful completion of this course should allow you progress to AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting Level 4.

Additional Information

Will this course lead to a formal qualification?

AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting Level 3

What is required for the first class?

Writing materials and calculator.

Who can I contact about the course?

Part Time Admissions on 0121 602 7799

How much will the course cost?

Tuition Fee (2016-17)

Full Tuition Fee - £2007.00

  • Aged 16-18 - 100% discount - £0.00
  • Aged 19-23 with no Level 3 qualification. If you do not hold a level 3 qualification e.g. 2 or more A Levels or a Level 3 BTEC etc. - 100% discount - £0.00
  • Aged 19-23 with a Level 3 qualification. If you hold a level 3 qualification e.g. 2 or more A Levels or a Level 3 BTEC etc. - £2007.00 (loan is available)
  • Aged 24+ no discounts are available. However you can apply for an Advanced Learning Loan from the Students Loans Company or pay the college directly either as a lump sum or by instalments - £2007.00

Other Costs

  • Awarding Body Fee* Not payable at enrolment. Payable directly to AAT - £90.00
  • Professional Registration Fee* Not payable at enrolment. Payable directly to AAT.(For first registration only) - £41.00
  • Examination* £43.00 per exam Per Unit Assessment payable to the college 3 weeks before each exam date
  • Synoptic Assessment - £50.00
  • Kit/Equipment/materials - £80.00 (approx.)
  • Uniform - NIL
  • Trip - NIL
  • DBS - NIL

Only tuition fees to be paid at enrolment

If you are applying for an Advanced Learning Loan we will need evidence of your application before enrolment can be completed.

Information needed to complete an Advanced Learning Loan application

You must enter this college or training organisation on your application. This may not be your place of study. Colleges and training organisations often operate from a number of different locations.

Name of college or training organisation: Halesowen College

UK Provider Reference Number: 10002852

Course Name: Diploma in Accounting

Course code: 60165546

Start Date: 14/09/16

End Date: 23/06/17

Sub-total of college or training organisation fee: £ 2007

About Advanced Learning Loans

These Loans help learners aged 19 or over to pay the fees charged by colleges and training providers for eligible courses at Levels 3-6. Please visit website for further information. The amount of loan you can get The minimum loan amount you can apply for is £300. The amount you can get is based on the fee charged by the college or training organisation and maximum set by the Government. The Government maximum loan for this course is £2573. If the total college fee shown in the table above is more than the Government maximum, you will have to pay the difference yourself.

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