Course code: BSAT313P
Subject area: Accounting and Finance
Study level: Part Time
Course level: 3
9:15am - 4:15pm
Days of week:
4th Jan 2024 - 12th Dec 2024
Course location:Abingdon Campus
01235 555 585
The AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting offers technical training in accounting and covers the fundamentals for anyone wishing to pursue a career in accountancy or finance alongside a range of complementary business and personal skills to gain knowledge, practical experience and certification.
Students can expect to spend a further 6-8 hours per week outside of college in order to complete the requirements of the programme.
This qualification comprises four mandatory units:
• Business Awareness
• Financial Accounting: Preparing Financial Statements
• Management Accounting Techniques
• Tax Processes for Businesses.
Completion of this qualification can provide progression onto the Associate Bookkeeping membership, where students will gain professional recognition with the designatory letters AATQB (Qualified Bookkeeper). Students may also progress onto the Professional level and become a full member of AAT upon achieving the associated membership criteria. The Level 3 Diploma in Accounting also provides the skills required to support the establishment and operation of a healthy business.
Skills developed through this qualification could lead to employment as:
• an Accounts Assistant
• an Accounts Payable and Expenses Supervisor
• an Assistant Accountant
• an Audit Trainee
• a Credit Controller
• a Finance Assistant
• a Finance Officer
• a Payroll Supervisor
• a Senior Bookkeeper
• a Tax Assistant.
As part of your course we may organise trips to assist you with your learning. Trips are optional, and you will not be penalised if you choose not to participate.
There are bursaries available to help you with other course costs. Call 01235 216 212 for more information.
The rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.
Tuition Fee: £2,350.00
Exam Fee: £0.00
Total Cost: £2,350.00
Students will develop an understanding of business and its structure and purpose, as well as an appreciation of the wider business environment. Students will develop skills supporting complex financial processes, such as final accounts, reports and returns, use of technology to provide management accounting information, and completion of VAT returns.
Students will be expected to take responsibility for initiating and completing tasks and procedures, as well as exercising autonomy and judgement within limited parameters, such as awareness of different perspectives or approaches within an area of study or work. Students will need to use a variety of data and information about a business to visualise and communicate key information needed for business decision-making.