Course Details

  • Take your accountancy skills and abilities to the next level, developing your knowledge and therefore opening up a wide range of career opportunities in the industry, with this Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting. The qualification is fully accredited by the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT).

    During the diploma, you will be introduced to a number of more complicated accountancy tasks, including the preparation of final accounts for sole traders and partnerships, indirect tax, and advanced bookkeeping.

    You will learn how to maintain cost accounting records and how to prepare reports and returns, as well as exploring the ethics that affect accountants in today’s industry.

  • As this Advanced Diploma in Accounting is aimed at staff currently working in a finance role (across all occupations and sectors of employment), you will normally need to have completed the AAT Foundation Certificate.

  • TThroughout the duration of this course, you will be assessed through a mix of exams and computer based projects. Since the introduction of AQ016, there will also be a Synoptic Assessment as part of the qualification.

  • With this AAT Advanced Diploma, you will have expanded your skills, knowledge and expertise in the accounting industry. The qualification you receive will also enable you to progress on to the AAT Professional Diploma for Accounting Technicians.

    AAT qualifications are highly regarded by employers in both the private and public sectors, across a variety of industries. By studying this course, you will open up a huge range of careers in finance, covering accounting, aspects of auditing and related areas of law & data processing.





  • There are a number of funding and finance options to assist with the costs of the tuition fees for this course and any other costs associated with studying at college. These include special grants and bursaries, as well as dedicated loans just for education. You can find out those are relevant and available to you on our fees, finance and funding page.

  • Want to find out more about this course? Get in touch via our website, our dedicated Course Enquiries team, or drop into the St Johns campus. We also host interview evenings and open days. See our website for details.

    Our course enquiries team are more than happy to answer any questions you have about this course in particular or about college life in general.