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Level 4 AAT Audit and Assurance

Course Overview

As many organisations and businesses now operate in the global marketplace, the role of audit and assurance is becoming increasingly important as it is seen as providing a measure of confidence in the rapidly changing accounting and business environment. Audit and assurance services have also come under increased scrutiny from the profession following high-profile corporate failures. This distance learning unit is suitable for individuals who wish to become a professional auditor and possess a sound understanding of accounting as this knowledge will be used during the practical application of audit techniques. The unit has close links with Level 4 Drafting and interpreting Financial Statements and Level 4 Internal Accounting Systems and Controls. This is an optional unit if learners are undertaking the full AAT L4 Accounting qualification.

What is AAT? AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) is the world’s leading professional body for bookkeeping and accounting with over 130,000 members worldwide. Their qualifications are developed in consultation with employers and will equip you with the key financial skills modern businesses are currently looking for, plus they are the perfect starting point for a successful, rewarding career in accounting and finance.

Key Information

Course Length
60 hours

Course Level
Level 4

Awarding Body

Learning Method(s)
Online materials
Online assessment

For Individuals


  • Automatic enrolment with an immediate start
  • Fully online course
  • Access to an award-winning e-learning platform
  • Study from anywhere, at any time
  • Perfect for an introduction or refresher in a subject
  • A great addition to a CV
  • Internationally recognised
  • Official AAT provider delivering approved AAT courses
  • No hidden costs

Cost and Funding Information

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Unit 1

This unit aims to develop a wider understanding of the principles and concepts, including the legal and professional rules of audit and assurance services. The unit will provide students with an awareness of the audit process from planning and risk assessment to the final completion and production of the audit report.

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