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AAT Accounting Level 3 Diploma at Aylesbury College

Course description

This qualification is accredited by the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) who are the recognised professional body for staff employed in a range of roles in finance and accounting and members of the AAT are fully qualified accounting technicians.

Course content

The Diploma develops skills in areas such as the preparation of final accounts from the trial balance, the preparation of accounts from incomplete records and indirect tax and costing. Full time students will also gain a BTEC qualification in Business and Accounting.


Example modules Accounts Preparation Prepare final accounts for sole traders/partnership Costs and Revenues Indirect Tax Spreadsheet software Professional ethics


Entry requirements

A Level 2 AAT or Level 2 Book-keeping qualification together with a minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade C or above, including English and Maths together with a proven interest in accountancy.


Many of the units are assessed by computer-based exams and the provisional results are available immediately or are marked by an assessor at the college.

Financial information

This course is also available on a part-time basis. Students are required to become members of AAT and registration and subscription fee will be approximately £120. Purchase of books is optional.

Future opportunities

There are opportunities to progress to a higher level and take the AAT Technician Stage (NVQ 4), or the CIMA Foundation.

You will be able to consider positions within the government sector, banking sector or accountancy practices.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 21 January 2016

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