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Level 3 & 4 AAT Accounting Bundle

Course Overview

The AAT level 3 & 4 accounting bundle combines two of our AAT accounting qualifications in one package and is ideal for anyone looking for a career in accountancy. Learn from home on our award winning learning system meaning you can study at your own pace and in comfort. Support will always be there when you need it through our fully qualified tutors and dedicated support advisors, making us the best choice to study AAT courses with.

Due to the AAT syllabus change in September 2022 please read these changes.

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Key Information

Course Length
78 to 130 weeks


Course Levels
Level 3
Level 4

Awarding Body
AAT

Learning Method(s)
Online materials
Online assessment

For Individuals

Benefits

  • Fully online course
  • Study from anywhere, at any time
  • Gain an accredited level 3 & 4 AAT qualification
  • Internationally recognised
  • Perfect for beginners
  • Access to an award-winning e-learning platform
  • Unlimited support from qualified tutors
  • Official AAT provider delivering approved AAT courses
  • Progression opportunities to become a chartered and certified accountant
  • No hidden costs
  • AAT registration and membership
  • Exam booking service
  • Gain access to MyAAT, giving you further benefits including:
  • TOTUM student card
  • Interactive career guidance
  • Networking opportunities
  • Access to the AAT social community
  • (*Membership for one year only)

Due to the AAT syllabus change in September 2022 please read these changes.

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Cost and Funding Information

Course Price
£3150.00

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AAT Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting

Unit 1: Advanced Bookkeeping

Apply the principles of advanced double-entry bookkeeping, implement procedures for the acquisition and disposal of non-current assets, prepare and record depreciation calculations, record period end adjustments and produce and extend the trial balance.

(Upon completion of this unit, learners will be required to sit a computer-based test at a local test centre of your choice).

Unit 2: Final Accounts Preparation

Distinguish between the financial recording and reporting requirements of different types of organisation, the need for final accounts and the accounting and ethical principles underlying their preparation.

(Upon completion of this unit, learners will be required to sit a computer-based test at a local test centre of your choice).

Unit 3: Management Accounting: Costing

Gain an understanding of the purpose and use of management accounting within an organisation. Learn how to apply techniques required for dealing with costs, how to analyse and review deviations from budget and how to apply management accounting techniques to support decision making.

(Upon completion of this unit, learners will be required to sit a computer-based test at a local test centre of your choice).

Unit 4: Indirect Tax

Develop an understanding of applying VAT legislation requirements, accurately completing VAT returns and submitting them in a timely manner, and the implications for the business of errors, omissions, late filing and payment.

(Upon completion of this unit, learners will be required to sit a computer-based test at a local test centre of your choice).

Unit 5: Ethics for Accountants

Gain an understanding of the need to act ethically, the relevance to the accountant's work of the ethical code for professional accountants, how to act ethically in an accounting role and how to identify actions to take in relation to unethical behaviour or illegal acts.

Unit 6: Spreadsheets for Accounting

Design and structure appropriate spreadsheets to meet customer needs, use spreadsheet software to record, format and organise data, use relevant tools to manipulate and analyse data, and use tools and techniques to prepare and report accounting information.

Additional synoptic assessment preparation

Complete an additional bonus revision unit in preparation for the synoptic assessment. This additional unit includes revision sections for the key topics presented throughout all six units.

(The synoptic exam is a case study style exam, where you will work through scenarios before answering the questions. They can cover any topic from any of the units in the Advanced Diploma in Accounting course).

AAT Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting

Unit 1: Management accounting: budgeting

Learn how to prepare forecasts of income and expenditure, how to prepare budgets and report budgetary information to management and learn about the different ways you can demonstrate how budgeting can improve organisational performance.

On completion of this unit, there will be a computer-based test at a local centre of your choice. Topics from this unit may also appear within the synoptic assessment.

Unit 2: Management accounting: decision and control

Explore the skills and techniques used in accounting when making decisions and managing accounts. Topics included are how to analyse costing techniques, calculate standard costing, analyse business information and evaluate a range of cost management techniques.

On completion of this unit, there will be a computer-based test at a local centre of your choice. Topics from this unit may also appear within the synoptic assessment.

Unit 3: Financial statements of limited companies

Discover key aspects of financial statements, such as the reporting frameworks and ethical principles that underpin financial reporting and the key features of a published set of financial statements. This also includes how to draft statutory financial statements for a limited company and consolidated financial statements.

On completion of this unit, there will be a computer-based test at a local centre of your choice. Topics from this unit may also appear within the synoptic assessment.

Unit 4: Business tax

Develop an understanding of how to complete tax returns for limited companies, sole traders and partnerships. Once you have completed this unit, you will be able to provide advice on the UK’s tax regime and advise business clients on tax reliefs, as well as prepare tax computations for sales.

On completion of this unit, there will be a computer-based test at a local centre of your choice.

Unit 5: Personal tax

Learn how to analyse the theories, principles and rules that underpin taxation systems, how to calculate a UK taxpayer’s total income, national insurance and income tax. This also includes the basics of inheritance tax.

On completion of this unit, there will be a computer-based test at a local centre of your choice.

Unit 6: External auditing

Discover how to demonstrate an understanding of the principles of auditing and the importance of professional ethics. This includes learning how to evaluate the audit entity’s system of internal control and audit procedures, and key aspects of the planning process and audit procedures.

On completion of this unit, there will be a computer-based test at a local centre of your choice.

Unit 7: Cash and treasury management

Understand the use of statistical techniques and financial information to prepare forecasts of cash receipts and payments, and the preparation of cash budgets. This includes learning how to evaluate the principles of cash management and the different ways of investing surplus funds within organisational policies.

On completion of this unit, there will be a computer-based test at a local centre of your choice.

Unit 8: Credit management

Learn how to analyse relevant legislation and contract law, critically analyse information from a variety of sources, evaluate a range of techniques to collect debts and critically evaluate credit control alongside organisational policies and procedures.

On completion of this unit, there will be a computer-based test at a local centre of your choice.

Unit 9: Accounting systems and controls (synoptic unit)

Explore the role and responsibilities of the accounting function in an organisation, and learn how to evaluate internal control systems and an organisation’s accounting system. After completing this unit, participants will be able to analyse recommendations made to improve an organisation’s accounting system.

Once you have completed this unit and Unit 10, participants will be ready to sit the synoptic exam.

Unit 10: Synoptic assessment preparation

This is an additional unit that has been created to prepare for the synoptic examination. This unit will recap all the key points learnt about in units 1, 2 and 3, which allows participants to revise appropriately for the synoptic examination until fully prepared.

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