Level 3 AAT Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping

Our AAT Level 3 Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping is an internationally recognised qualification and will enhance your learners' skills and prepare them for the next step in their careers. They will gain practical, real-world accounting and finance skills with the freedom to study flexibly, from anywhere. In addition, the Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping enables them to practice as a professional bookkeeper registered with the AATQB.

With a current pass rate of 93% coupled with our award-winning online learning platform and outstanding learner support from qualified Tutors and dedicated Advisors, there is no better learning provider for your learners to study an AAT course with.


AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) is the world’s leading professional body for 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.


Learners can study from their own home, in their own time

One to one Tutor support available via phone or email

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Unit 1: Advanced Bookkeeping

This unit will allow your learners to 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.

On completion of this unit, they will sit a computer-based test at a local centre of their choice.

Unit 2: Final Accounts Preparation

This unit will allow your learners to distinguish between the financial recording and reporting requirements of different types of organisations, the need for final accounts and the accounting and ethical principles underlying their preparation as well as preparing accounting records from incomplete information, producing accounts for sole traders and partnerships and the key differences between preparing accounts for a limited company and a sole trader.

On completion of this unit, they will sit a computer-based test at a local centre of their choice.

Unit 3: Indirect Tax

This unit will provide your learners with an understanding of applying VAT legislation requirements, accurately completing VAT returns and submitting them in a timely manner, the implications for the business of errors, omissions, late filing and payment, as well as reporting VAT-related information within the organisation in accordance with regulatory and organisation requirements.

On completion of this unit, they will sit a computer-based test at a local centre of their choice.

The benefits of completing this accounting training online include:

  • Learners will achieve an internationally recognised AAT level 3 qualification
  • Learners can learn from their own home, in their own time
  • Learners get access to award-winning learning and assessment materials
  • Learners will receive subject specialist support from a Tutor and access to a Learner Support Advisor for everyday queries
  • Access to over 500 practice questions
  • Work saves automatically to ensure it's never lost
  • Free mock exams marked by a qualified Tutor
  • Award-winning online AAT courses
  • Learners could go on to become a chartered and certified accountant

Once your learners have completed a level 3 bookkeeping course, they could progress on to the following:

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