AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting Level 3

Course codes: AAT007 / AAT028
Recognised AAT Qualification

Do you love numbers? Have you ever thought of becoming an accountant? With our AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting Level 3 course including assessments, you can be one step ahead. Study your level 3 qualification from home today!

  • Gain up to 56 UCAS points to help you land your place at university
  • Understand the principles of accounting and double-entry bookkeeping
  • Learn how to record and account for non-current assets
  • Develop an understanding in advanced bookkeeping
  • Explore an organisation’s costing systems
  • Recognise VAT regulations
  • Study how to create a spreadsheet for accounting
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This course is only available as a study pack.
Course Overview

Your course materials will be delivered to you by post or online, meaning studying couldn’t be easier! Our experienced and friendly tutors will help you every step of the way through email support.

You’ll have the flexibility to work at your own pace. You can submit your coursework either by post or via email, so handing in your assignments are simple.

As well as your AAT course materials and tutor support, this course includes the examination fees required to successfully complete your course and gain your AAT qualification.

Course Duration

Up to 1 year.

Study Hours

Approximately 250 hours.

Course Outcome

If you pass your exams you will receive your AAT Advanced Diploma In Accounting Level 3.


10 tutor marked assessments, 4 x unit exams and 1 synoptic assessment.

Course Content
  • Understanding accepted principles of accounting and double-entry bookkeeping
  • Understanding accounting methods of recording non-current assets
  • Accounting for purchase of non-current assets
  • Accounting for depreciation and adjustments
  • Accounting for disposal of non-current assets
  • Preparing and extending the trial balance
  • 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 financial position statement relating to a partnership
  • Understanding an organisation’s costing systems
  • Recording and analysing cost information
  • Apportioning costs to organisational requirements
  • Analysing budget deviations and reporting these to management
  • Using information gathered from costing systems to assist decision making
  • Understanding VAT regulations
  • Completing VAT returns accurately and on time
  • Understanding VAT penalties and adjust for previous errors
  • Communicating VAT information
  • Understanding principles of ethical working
  • Understanding ethical behaviour when working with internal and external customers
  • Understanding when and how to take appropriate action following suspected ethical codes breaches
  • Understanding the ethical responsibility of finance professionals in promoting sustainability
  • Using a spreadsheet to enter, edit and organise numerical and other data
  • Selecting and using appropriate formulas and data analysis tools and techniques
  • Presenting, formatting and publishing spreadsheet information