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AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting - Level 3 - BUNDLELondon Governance and Compliance Academy
AAT Advanced Diploma(Level 3)This level will encourage you to master more complex accounting principles in both Bookkeeping and Management Accounting. You’ll develop the technical skills to start, or progress, your career in accountancy and this will allow you to continue with your studies onto Level 4.
Suitability - Who should attend?
Distance Learning is ideal if you prefer to study at your own pace with printed materials. There's always expert tutor support available to keep you on track.
You don't need any previous experience or qualifications to start studying AAT, just a willingness to learn! It'll give you a step onto the accountancy career ladder if you...
- Have recently left school or college.
- Work in accounts in a junior or administrative role.
- Are thinking of changing career to become an accountant.
Did you know that accountancy is one of the most popular choices for people who want a new career path? Even though you need to be dedicated, you can easily fit AAT training around your work and personal life.
Salaries vary from job to job and city to city, but a typical entry accounts role could see you earning between £16,000-£24,000. Over time you could see this rise to as much as £37,000 as you progress and gain experience.
It also opens up further study options, including ACCA for finance and tax, or CIMA for corporate accounting where qualified salaries can exceed £60,000.
Outcome / Qualification etc.
AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting - Level 3
Training Course Content
Advanced Diploma in Accounting (Level 3)
Continue to develop your skills with an in-depth look at advanced accounting disciplines including financial processes, advanced bookkeeping, final accounts and ethical practices for accountants. Also, continue to build your knowledge around all core areas of accounting, working towards the mastery of key topics and applications.
To pass this level you’ll need to study five units (also known as subjects), which are all mandatory. Four of the units are examined individually and there is also a synoptic assessment that you’ll take towards the end of the level, which incorporates the final two units as well as drawing on all of the other units you’ve studied at this level.
Assessed through both unit and synoptic assessment:
Advanced Bookkeeping (AVBK)
You will learn how to apply the principles of advanced double entry bookkeeping. You will prepare
depreciation calculations, period-end adjustments and learn how to extend the trial balance.
Final Accounts Preparation (FAPR)
You will learn how to prepare final accounts for sole traders and partnerships, identify alternative
organisation structures, and examine the regulations governing company accounts.
Management Accounting: Costing (MMAC)
You will develop the knowledge and skills to understand the role of cost and management accounting
in an organisation and understand how organisations use this information to make management
Advanced Synoptic Assessment (AVSY)
You will study the relevance of ethics in accountancy and learn about unethical behaviour or illegal acts
in your accounting role. You will also learn the relevant spreadsheet skills and techniques which
Accounting Technicians will use daily by incorporating the knowledge you have learnt from AVBK,
FAPR and MMAC.
Assessed only through synoptic assessment:
Professional Ethics (PETH)
This course will provide you with 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.
Spreadsheets for Accountants (SPSH)
This unit will allow you to 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.
Course assessment only (not tested within the synoptic assessment):
Indirect Tax (IDRX)
You'll examine and apply VAT legislation requirements, complete VAT returns, study the implications of errors, filing and payment and finally how to report VAT related information.
Course delivery details
We will support you every step of the way throughout your AAT learning experience with us. You can contact a tutor and get the help you need quickly and easily.
Provided by our Tutors Support team (our dedicated team of expert tutors):
• Live chat (instant response via online messenger system)
• Email (we'll get back to you within 1 working day)
• Discussion forum (we’ll get back to you within 1 working day)
• Request a call back so you can speak to a tutor (we’ll arrange a call with you within 1 day).
Why study AAT with LGCA?
• Study anywhere, anytime on your laptop, phone or tablet through this fully online learning
• Award-winning learner management system (LMS)
• Immediate start
• Access to practice questions and mock assessments
• Topic focused learning modules, containing tutor-led bite-sized videos
• Engaging activities designed for effective online learning
• Integrated programme to guide you efficiently through the whole syllabus
London Governance and Compliance Academy
LGCA is a multi-accredited UK learning provider focused on, among other, the areas of governance, risk, compliance and cybersecurity. Our business is financial education, and we are passionate and committed to your personal and professional development in financial services. LGCA...
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