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AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting

Master more complex financial processes, including final accounts for sole traders and partnerships, reports and returns and professional ethics. Accounting experience is desirable for this course but not essential, however you will be required to have an interview with a qualified tutor prior to enrolment to ensure the course suitability for you.

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About the course

The purpose of the AAT Diploma in Accounting 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.

This qualification is a progression route for students who have achieved either the AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting or the AAT Foundation Diploma in Accounting and Business. It is also suitable for those who are at a more intermediate level and looking to develop their skills in accounting, or for those who have already started working in finance and who have a need and desire to attain formal recognition of their skills.

The AAT Diploma in Accounting offers the opportunity to move your studies on to the next level and boost your career potential.

What does the qualification cover?

In completing the AAT Diploma in Accounting Level 3 qualification you will master more complex accounting disciplines including financial processes, Advanced bookkeeping, final accounts and ethical practices for accountants.

  • Business Awareness
  • Financial Accounting: Preparing Financial Statements
  • Management Accounting Techniques
  • Tax Processes for Businesses

Note: The synoptic assessment or final exam will require you to apply knowledge and skills gained across the qualification and within a workplace context.

What kind of job can I expect after completing this qualification?

  • an accounts assistant
  • an accounts payable and expenses supervisor
  • an accounts payable clerk
  • an assistant accountant
  • an audit trainee
  • a corporate recovery analyst
  • a credit controller
  • a finance assistant
  • a finance officer
  • an indirect tax manager
  • an insolvency executive
  • a payroll supervisor
  • a professional bookkeeper
  • a senior bookkeeper
  • a tax assistant
Course Fee


Course Dates


Start dates from September 2024.

Course Duration: 37 weeks

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