AAT Level 3 Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping

Level 1 Diploma
Course Location


Stockport College


Stockport College

Course Overview

Our level 3 qualification offers you the chance to build upon skills gained at Level 2. Through the study of final accounts preparation, management accounting and VAT you will gain confidence in industry practice. In addition, you will gain invaluable skills in spreadsheet software and understand professional ethics in accounting. You will be provided with online resources to support your studies alongside your face to face classroom sessions.

Further Details



Course Start Date


Course Duration

Part-Time - 6 months


Accounting & Finance

You must be aged 19+. You are expected to have achieved GCSE Maths and English at a grade C or above and a merit at level 2 accounting. You will be asked to complete an initial assessment to ensure your numeracy and literacy skills are sufficient to do well on the course. You will be expecting to be working towards a minimum of a level 2 for both Maths and English to commence the programme. You must have access to a computer/laptop at home supported by Wi Fi.
· Tax Processes for Businesses*

· Financial Accounting: Preparing Financial Statements*

· Management Accounting Techniques

· Business Awareness

Students undertaking the Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping will only sit the exams with an asterisk*.

Successful completion of this course to a merit standard alongside excellent attendance will provide you with one of the entrance requirements for the Level 4 AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting.

Skills developed through this qualification could lead to employment as:
· an Accounts Assistant

· an Accounts Payable and Expenses Supervisor

· an Assistant Accountant

· an Audit Trainee

· a Credit Controller

· a Finance Assistant

· a Finance Officer

· a Payroll Supervisor

· a Senior Bookkeeper

· a Tax Assistant.

Examinations per unit

Successful completion of this course will enable a student to undertake the Advanced Diploma in Accounting at Level 3

The Tuition fee for this course is £1,265.00 You may be eligible for a full fee remission if you are in receipt of certain benefits or earning less than £20,888 per annum (if residing within Greater Manchester)

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