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Business, Accounting & Law

This course would suit you if:

  • You've successfully completed the Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting
  • You're studying full-time and want to pursue a career in accountancy, finance or business
  • You're looking for an alternative to A Levels
  • You want to develop broader business skills to enhance your job prospects
  • You're already working in finance but want a qualification to improve your career prospects
  • You want to work in bookkeeping in a large company's finance department
  • You're self-employed and need to learn how to do your own bookkeeping
  • You're looking to change career
  • Entry Requirements, Units, Assessment and more...

    Entry Requirements

    The AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting covers a range of complex accounting tasks, including maintaining cost accounting records and the preparation of reports and returns. You will learn to master a number of accounting discipline including financial processed, final accounts and ethical practices for accountants.

    Below is the course outline:

    • Accounts preparation
    • Prepare accounts for sole traders and partnerships
    • Costs and revenues
    • Professional ethics
    • Indirect tax
    • Spreadsheets software
    • On completion, you will be awarded an AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting

    Assessment Method

    Assessment is by computer-based exams and computer-based projects.You'll need to complete online assessments for:

    • Final Accounts preparation
    • Advanced Bookkeeping
    • Indirect tax
    • Management Accounting
    • Ethics for Accountants
    • Spreadsheet Software

    (Advanced Synoptic Exam is a combination of Ethics for Accountants & Spreadsheet Software)

    Aims of the course

    The Advanced Diploma in Accounting will prepare you for finance officer roles by giving you a solid foundation in accounts preparation, cost & revenue and taxation. It is suited for those who have successfully completed AAT L2 Certificate, unqualified accounting staff who are at an intermediate level and want to develop their accounting skills, employers looking to upskill their staff, people looking to change their careers and those who are looking for an A Level alternative

    This qualification would be appropriate for those who wish to pursue a range of careers in either the private or public sectors.

    Progression Opportunities

    Upon successful completion of this course, you can progress onto our AAT Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting Programme.

    Facilities

    We have a wide range of computer rooms and labs with industry standard hardware and software where you will learn a range of skills. Students also does have access to library facilities. The course is delivered through a mixture of classroom face-to-face lessons, workshops and presentations

    Career Options

    The skills developed by studying this qualification will give students a solid base from which to seek employment with greater confidence or enable them to progress to the next level of learning: AAT Level 4. The skills developed in this qualification can lead to employment roles in finance filed in companies across a wide range of sectors, for example, as a:

    • Accounts Officer
    • Accounts Payable Officer
    • Bookkeeper Officer
    • Payroll Officer
    • Accounts Manager

Course Details

Venue Lewisham Way
Day/Eve Evening
Mode Part Time
Duration 1 year
Start Date 13/09/2021
End Date 08/07/2022

Funding

For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

16-18 Free
19-24 £ 2,573 p/year
24+ £2,573 p/year
International £4,320 p/year

More Options

  • Starting 13/09/2021 at Lewisham Way
    Venue Lewisham Way
    Day/Eve Day
    Mode Part Time
    Duration 1 year
    Start Date 13/09/2021
    End Date 08/07/2022

    Funding

    For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

    16-18 Free
    19-24 £ 2,573 p/year
    24+ £2,573 p/year
    International £4,320 p/year

And Then?

College isn't just about a social life and good grades. Check out what sort of careers this subject can lead to.

Financial and accounting technicians

£48,000

Chartered and certified accountants

£39,000

Financial accounts managers

£41,000

William Inko-dokubo

William Inko-dokubo

I’ve learnt assertiveness, the importance of maintaining data accurately, and also how to deal sensitively with customers’ specific needs. In certain cases – for example when discussing a resident’s Food Bank eligibility – you need to be particularly considerate and careful about confidentiality to avoid possible embarrassment to the resident.

Rhys Gennery

My apprenticeship has so far helped me along my career path. It’s guided me into what I want to do in the future, and given me an insight into what I could be - or achieve - within the next five years.

AJ Haseley

AJ Haseley

AJ studied IT with us at Lewisham a number of years ago and went on to study for a degree in Business, also studying small business management administration, fashion business, management and advanced media.

Sian Kelsey Fox

Sian Kelsey Fox

My apprenticeship helped me, by giving me the chance to learn and earn. As well as having the opportunity to work within a professional working environment: and this was beneficial as it helped me widen my vocabulary and also my knowledge of the workplace, which contributes to understanding my job role I am currently in.

Eke Hardie Ejiohuo

I have had a huge range of training opportunities in both my workplace and college which has developed skills I couldn’t have imagined I was capable of.

Kelly Bridgewater

Kelly Bridgewater

The course has given me a new life and made me believe that I can do what I want to do. Now the course is coming to an end, I can honestly look back and say that I’m pleased I took the step to further my education.

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