Courses for learners aged 19 and over

Advanced Diploma in Accounting (AAT Level 3)

Course Code Start Date End Date Wks Day Time Venue Fees
24yrs +
18ACCD1AD3/1 13/09/2018 04/07/2019 35 Th 09:00 - 15:00 Macclesfield College £1,800.00 Fee Code: 3 L £1,800.00Fee Code: L
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Course Information

The purpose of this course is to provide students with the specialist knowledge and skills required for progressing either to employment in an accounting or finance role, or to enable progression to further study in accountancy and finance.

Who is it for?
This course is available to all those aged 19 and over. For those who are aged 16-18 this course may be available to you following further guidance. If you are aged 16-19 and are not studying as an apprentice, you need to source a work placement.

This course will enhance your skills in double entry book-keeping and give you an understanding of management and financial accounting. The skills that you will gain include taxation, how to prepare final accounts for partnerships, use of spreadsheets and analysing costs.

Entry Requirements
You will need to have achieved one of the following:
• AAT Level 2
• You can demonstate a sound knowledge of double-entry book-keeping with relevant work experience

On receipt of your application to study this course you will be invited to attend an admissions interview with a member of the teaching team to discuss the course and its requirements in more depth to ensure the course is right for you.

The course covers the following units:
• Advanced Bookkeeping
• Final Accounts Preparation
• Management Accounting: Costing
• Indirect Tax
• Ethics for Accountants
• Spreadsheets for Accounting

Four units are assessed individually in end-of-unit assessements, in addition to this there is a synoptic assesement which draws on assessed knowledge and understanding from across the qualification.

Awarding Body
Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)

Follow up courses/Progression
Upon successful completion of this course, you may wish to apply to study AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting.

Career Opportunities
There are a number of jobs that you can apply for after successful completion of this course:
• Accounts Assistant
• Accounts Payable and Expenses Supervisor
• Accounts Payable Clerk
• Assistant Accountant
• Audit Trainee
• Bookkeeper
• Corporate Recovery Analyst
• Credit Controller
• Finance Assistant
• Insolvency Executive
• Payroll Administrator
• Payroll Supervisor
• Practice Bookkeeper and Payroll
• Tax Accountant
• Tax Assistant

Additional Fee Information
Exam and registration fees may apply. Please enquire.

Course information code: BUS-03-18