Advanced Diploma in Accounting with AAT

This Level 3 accounting diploma combines the excellence of Pitman Training’s reputation and practical learning with industry leading qualifications from AAT, the professional body for accountancy.

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Is this for you?

Enhancing your AAT qualifications to hold the Advanced Diploma in Accounting (previously a Level 3 Diploma in Accounting) will demonstrate to potential employers that you take your career path and progression aims seriously.

Holding a qualification like this can lead to a rewarding career as an Accountant, Bookkeeper, Finance Administrator or Treasurer; or can help you confidently handle the finances in your own business.

This diploma will help you get where you want to be and open up the door to more senior level positions. From here there are further training and career progression options which can lead to more senior level accounting positions such as Management Accountant, Business Tax Specialist etc.

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 380 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date

Flexible

Study Type

Blended, distance learning, in centre

Training Type

diploma

Duration

AAT recommended study time 520 hours

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About this diploma

This training programme offers a great opportunity to gain an AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting qualification. 

If you already have some accounting and bookkeeping knowledge, for example if you’ve already obtained the AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting, this diploma will build on your existing knowledge and take it to the next level.

Throughout the duration of your studies you’ll have access to MyAAT. This is a vast online resource that all students studying AAT qualifications can access study support, additional resources and exclusive AAT member benefits. We recommend you maximise your access to the resource as it can help hugely as part of your preparation to go on and undertake the AAT qualification examinations. 

Aims and Objectives

Through seven core subject areas such as accounts preparation, cost and revenues and indirect tax to name just a few, you’ll arm yourself with the essential know-how to be able to competently and professionally handle the accounts within an organisation or manage your own businesses financial records.

Courses Included

Along with Excel and Excel Expert, this diploma also includes the following AAT courses:

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

Excel

Microsoft Excel is the world’s most popular spreadsheet program. This course is suitable for beginner to intermediate level. Over 10 self-paced lessons you'll learn how to format your spreadsheet to best display your information, handle simple and complex formulas, insert charts, learn how to insert functions such as IFERROR and much much more.

Excel Expert

Our Excel Expert level course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to use this popular spreadsheet programme to an advanced level. You can choose whether you'd like to study 2013 or 2010 and over a series of self-paced lessons you'll learn how to perform tasks such as conditional formatting, recording and running macros, working with pivot tables and using statistical functions. 

Pre-Requisites

If you already hold the Foundation Certificate in Accounting, previously the Level 2 Certificate in Accounting, then this is the next natural step.

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: - 

 

Self-Funded: 

  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.

 

 

Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.

 

 

Career Path

Study of this diploma enables you to apply for more specialist roles such as Bookkeeper, Credit Controller, Finance Officer for example. There are still plenty of career progression options available and depending on aspirations you could work towards a career as a Chartered Accountant, Finance Manager, Financial Controller!

 

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Whats the difference?

We offer a range of training packages in a range of subject areas and can offer blended learning opportunities to best meet your needs.

Course

Our courses are practical in nature and focus on a single subject and can last anywhere from a few hours to a few days.

Diploma

Diplomas are designed to give you a complete skillset mapped to a specific career path and contain a number of core and elective courses.

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