Accounting, AAT Advanced Diploma

What will I do on this course?

You will learn to prepare final accounts for sole traders and partnerships, and how to maintain costs accounting records and prepare VAT returns.

This course covers:

  • Final accounts preparation
  • Advanced bookkeeping
  • Management accounting – costing
  • Indirect tax (VAT).

Weston College has a proven track record in delivering accounting qualifications, and our success rates are significantly above the national average for this course. Our lecturers are AAT-qualified and have relevant industry experience, which means they are perfectly placed to teach this course.

We also work with employers to ensure the curriculum focuses on the practical accounting skills that employers look for. Accountants are in demand, so now is the best time to start your qualification.

How will I be assessed?

The AAT Advanced Diploma is assessed through individual exams and a synoptic assessment to cover all the topics I addition to ethics and spreadsheets for accountants.

What could I do after this course?

After completing the course, you can progress to the AAT Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting.

What are the entry requirements?

You should hold an AAT Level 2 Certificate or an equivalent qualification. If not, you will be considered if you are working in the profession and are competent in double-entry bookkeeping. You will also be considered if you work in the finance sector and have the appropriate level of experience. In these cases, you will be expected to complete a formative assessment to determine whether the course is appropriate for you.

You should also be computer literate and able to use both Microsoft Word and Excel to a reasonable standard.


Entry Requirements

AAT Level 2 Certificate or an equivalent qualification Direct entry students should be working in the profession and be competent with double-entry bookkeeping Direct entry students will be expected to attend and successfully complete a formative assessment to determine whether the course is appropriate for them Students should be computer literate and able to use both Microsoft Word and Excel to at least a reasonable standard.

Course Level

Level 3

Category & Subject Area

Accounting Courses for adults

iAn interview is required for this course.

Financial Information

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All you need to know about course dates and times

Wednesday09:00 – 16:30
22 Jan 2020 (2 Years)
Course code D3AATPD5KN

What Our Students Say

Erzsebet, Association of Accountancy Technicians (AAT): Diploma Level 4


“I chose to study at Weston College due to its excellent reputation and facilities. My course tutor was fantastic – extremely enthusiastic about the subject and very supportive.”

Erszebet is Hungarian and, as English is not her first language, she struggled with some aspects of the coursework. However, through sheer hard work and with the support of her tutor, she produced high quality assigments. Erzsebet was also named Accounting and Law Student of the Year at the College’s 2013 Celebration of Success Awards.

What next? Erzsebet aims to find employment as an accounting technician.

Erzsebet receiving an award at the Celebration of Success Awards 2013

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