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AAT Fast Track Level 3 at Lincoln College

Course description

This course supports progression into accountancy settings as well whilst developing skills such as basic costing and accounts. You will study both Levels 2 and 3 within one academic year, providing you a ‘fast-track’ to employment. The skills taught can be used within the financial sector; allowing you to work in a range of companies.
Successful completion of this course may allow you to progress onto the Level 4 Diploma in Accounting or into employment, as an accountant.
During the course of the programme, you will study: 
LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATE IN ACCOUNTING : Processing Bookkeeping Transactions; Control Accounts, Journals and the Banking System; Working Effectively in Accounting and Finance; Basic Costing; Computerised Accounting and Professional Ethics in Accounting and Finance.
LEVEL 3 DIPLOMA IN ACCOUNTING: Accounts Preparation; Preparing Final Accounts for Sole Traders and Partnerships; Costs and Revenues; Indirect Tax; Spreadsheets Software; Professional Ethics in Accounting and Finance.

Entry requirements

You will need 5 GCSEs to include Mathematics and English Language (minimum grade C). You are also required to provide a reference and undertake a diagnostic assessment.
It is also possible for direct entry onto the Level 3 Diploma in Accounting. If you have no bookkeeping qualifications you will be required to undertake an online accounting test to determine entry level.
All students will need to apply to the AAT to become a student member. Student membership is decided entirely by the AAT. Students who have certain criminal convictions may find that they are not accepted by the AAT as a student member.


Assessment is a combination of computer based tests and projects.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Lincoln College directly.

Last updated date: 13 January 2017

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