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AAT Accounting – Adult Level 4 (Evening)

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About the course

The AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting offers technical training in accounting and is ideal for anyone wishing to pursue or progress their career in accountancy and/or finance. The purpose of the AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting is to enhance the skills developed from the AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting, enabling students to maximise opportunities in their current or new employment. By studying for this qualification, students will acquire professional accountancy and finance skills that will be useful throughout their careers, including:

  • drafting financial statements for limited companies
  • knowledge and skills in complex management accounting techniques
  • the ability to analyse accounting systems and their associated controls
  • knowledge and skills in specialist accountancy and finance subjects.

Topics and units

Units/Topics:
– Management accounting: budgeting
– Management accounting: decision and control
– Financial statements of limited companies
– Synoptic assessment
– External auditing
– Cash and treasury management

Careers and progression

Once qualified, students automatically become AAT affiliate members and, with relevant work experience, will qualify for full AAT membership, which will allow them to use the designatory letters MAAT after their name. However, the primary and most important outcome of the AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting is that it can lead to a wide variety of well-paid accountancy and finance jobs, some of which include: professional accounting technician, assistant auditor, assistant management accountant, commercial analyst, payroll manager, senior bookkeeper, senior financial officer, accounts payable and expenses supervisor, assistant financial accountant, cost accountant, fixed asset accountant, indirect tax manager, payments and billing manager, senior fund accountant, senior insolvency administrator, tax supervisor, VAT accountant.

Entry requirements

L3 AAT at merit grade or above

Additional information

Membership to AAT is an additional fee and is compulsory. In order to take exams you must be registered with AAT. Costs are approx £150 per year.

What to do next

If you are interested in applying for this course, please click ‘apply now‘ on this page or at the top of any page, and create an website account or sign in an account you have already created and complete the application form. 

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Type

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

09/09/2024

Campus

Haybridge Road

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Taster Event – Step into Health and Social Care for Care Leavers (Shrewsbury)
24 June 2024
10.00am — 12.00pm
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Taster Event – HND Healthcare Professions’ Support
25 June 2024
6.00pm — 8.00pm
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T-Level Employer Information Event & Shropshire Chamber Business Expo
02 July 2024
4.30pm — 7.30pm
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