AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting – Level 3

Course Overview

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. This is to enable access to all online materials throughout the programme via Microsoft Teams. In the event of a local lockdown due to Covid-19 delivery will be temporarily switched to an online model and platform.



Course Requirements


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. This is to enable access to all online materials throughout the programme via Microsoft Teams. In the event of a local lockdown due to Covid-19 delivery will be temporarily switched to an online model and platform.

Mandatory Units

Mandatory Units include:

Advanced Bookkeeping
Final Accounts Preparation
Management Accounting – Costing
Indirect Tax
Ethics for Accountants
Spreadsheets for Accountants

Course Progression


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.

Course Assessment

Examinations per unit

Course Finance


£2,235.00
This includes the AAT Assessment costs (£235). Fees are due at enrolment. You are required to register with the AAT. Membership costs are currently £99 per annum; plus a £48 admin fee paid only on initial registration.

For further details please contact Course Enquiries on 0161 886 7070

Course Potential Careers

The roles you are qualified to perform after completing this qualification include:

Accounts Administrator
Accounts Assistant
Accounts Payable Clerk
Bookkeeper
Payroll Administrator
Payroll Officer
Purchase/Sales Ledger Clerk
Tax Assistant
Accounts Technician

Course Additional Information

Part-time