Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) Level 3 Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping

Course Overview

This level introduces more complex accounting tasks, like preparing final accounts for sole traders and partnerships and VAT calculations and returns.

Units include:-

Advanced Bookkeeping

Unit covers:- understanding accepted principles of accounting and double-entry bookkeeping, understating accounting methods or recording non-current assets, accounting for purchases of non-current assets, accounting for depreciation and adjustments, accounting for disposal of non-current assets, preparing and extending the trial balance.

Final Accounts Preparation

Unit covers:- understanding the process involved in preparing final accounts, preparing accounting records from incomplete information, producing final accounts for sole traders, understanding partnerships legislative and accounting requirements, preparing a statement of profit or loss appropriation account, preparing a statement of financial position relating to a partnership.

Indirect Tax

Unit covers: - understanding VAT regulations, completing VAT returns accurately and on time, understanding VAT penalties and adjusting for previous errors, communicating VAT information. Course delivery and assessment Tuition is based around classroom delivery face-to-face by highly qualified and experienced members of staff. Examinations are on-line assessments


Added June 2019

Entry Requirements

Ideally, students should have one or two GCSE Grades A-C, possibly the AAT Level 2 in Bookkeeping or similar, however, common sense and an aptitude for numbers and estimation are more important.

Open to students of all ages

Course Delivery

Tuition is based around classroom delivery face-to-face by highly qualified and experienced members of staff.

Examinations are on-line assessments.

Due to the current ongoing Covid 19 regulations Social distancing measures and College guidelines will be in place to protect you and others. Should it be necessary for the College to close due to lockdown, as instructed by the Welsh Government, online delivery will take place until restrictions are lifted and we can return to face-to-face delivery.


Progression Opportunities

Students will be able to progress to and complete the Association of Accounting Technicians AAT Level 3 full qualification.

The course also provides a qualification that employers are looking for.

Additional Information

Course Fees- £400     AAT Enrolment Fee - £49     Exam Fee - £141 for all exams studied in the year (could change in January 2022)     Books - £30

Sketty Hall
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