Course Details

  • Take your accountancy skills and abilities to the next level, advance your knowledge and open 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’ll 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’ll 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.

  • Throughout the duration of this course, you’ll 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’ll have expanded your skills, knowledge and expertise in the accounting industry. The qualification you’ll receive will also enable you to progress even further 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 taking this course, you’ll open up a huge range of careers in finance, covering accounting, aspects of auditing and related areas of law and data processing.

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  • There are a number of funding and finance options to help you afford 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.

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  • Our course enquiries team is on-hand to answer any questions you might have about this qualification, the application process, enrolment, or anything else about life at The Manchester College.

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