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Level 3 AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting

Course Background:

This course is ideally suited to people who have completed the Level 2 AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting, or who are already working in finance and want a formal recognition of their skills.


1 year and part-time at Selby College.

Start Date:

September 2020, date TBC.

Entry Requirements:

  • Foundation Certificate in Accounting or relevant workplace experience.
  • GCSE English and Maths would be an advantage but the suitability of any candidate will be considered at interview.


All units are assessed by AAT through a series of computer-based assessments.


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

Topics Covered:

  • Using spreadsheets to manage and record accounting information
  • Reconciliation of ledgers with the cash book
  • Analysing variances
  • Making provisions for bad and doubtful debt


  • Professional Diploma in Accounting
  • Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship

Potential Careers:

  • Accounts Administrator
  • Accounts/Finance Assistant
  • Payroll Supervisor
  • Trainee Accounts Technician
  • Audit Trainee