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Distance Learning with live classes
14 months, Part-time
AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting - Level 3
AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting - Level 4
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32 CPD hours / points
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  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) not included in price, and must be purchased separately
  • Tutor is available to students
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Enhance your Career from the comfort of your home. Our unique combination of online AAT Level 3 Advance Diploma in Accounting and AAT Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting refines your accounting skills to make you job-ready. AAT level 3 Advance Diploma in Accounting is an intermediate-level qualification that focuses on developing and refining the skills of those who are already working in the field. AAT level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting is the most advanced qualification, ideal for Accountants who are looking to attain MAAT status.


AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting - Level 3

AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting - Level 4

Regulated by Ofqual


32 CPD hours / points
Accredited by The CPD Certification Service

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About AAT

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) is a globally recognised leading awarding body for accounting and finance qualifications. AAT qualifications equip you with the most in-demand skills which the employers are looking for along with providing you a professional status you can be proud of.

AAT level 3 Advance Diploma in Accounting enables you to gain AATQB license with which you can become a Professional Bookkeeping. After the successful completion of AAT Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting, you become a fully qualified Accounting Technician along (MAAT) with becoming an affiliate member of AAT.

AAT Level 3 Advance Diploma in Accounting:

AAT Level 3 qualification you will master more complex accounting disciplines including financial processes, advanced bookkeeping, final accounts and ethical practices for accountants.

AAT Level 3 Advance Diploma in Accounting:

Advanced Bookkeeping

The learning outcome of this unit include:

  • Application of advanced double-entry bookkeeping principles
  • Implementing acquisition and disposal of non-current assets procedures
  • Preparing and recording depreciation calculations
  • The capability of period-end adjustments recordings
  • Extending and producing a trial balance

Final Accounts Preparation

The learning outcome of this unit include:

  • Distinguish financial recording and reporting requirements of different types of companies
  • Explaining the final accounts requirement and ethical principles
  • Preparation of accounting records from partial information
  • Produce accounts for Sole Traders and Partnerships
  • Identifying differences in preparing accounts for a sole trader and a limited company
  • Application of rules and legislations

Management Accounting: Costing

The learning outcome of this unit include:

  • Understanding of the use and purpose of management accounting
  • Applying techniques needed for dealing with cost
  • Apportion costs according to company requirement
  • Analysing and reviewing deviations from budget and report
  • Applying management accounting techniques to assist in decision making

Indirect Tax

The learning outcomes of this unit include:

  • Understand and apply VAT legislation requirements
  • Accurate completion of VAT returns and timely submission
  • Understanding of the implications for the business of errors, omissions and late filing and payment
  • Reporting VAT-related information within the company with regulatory and organisational requirement

Ethics for Accounting

Below summarises the learning outcome for this unit:

  • Understanding of how to act ethically
  • Understanding of the relevance to work of the ethical code for accountants and accounting technicians
  • Recognising how to act ethically in an accounting role
  • Identification of appropriate action to unethical behaviour or illegal acts

Spreadsheets for Accounting

The learning outcome of this unit include:

  • Designing and structuring suitable spreadsheets as per customers' needs
  • Using spreadsheet software for recording, organising and data formatting
  • Using relevant tools to analyse and manipulate data
  • Using software tools accuracy verification and data protection
  • Using tools and techniques for preparation and reporting accounting information

AAT Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting

The level 4 professional Diploma in Accounting qualification will build upon the knowledge and skills gained from the Advanced Diploma in Accounting. This course introduces higher and complex accounting processes with tasks like managing budgets, financial performance evaluation, and drafting financial statements. The AAT level 4 professional Diploma in Accounting also offers optional units for specialization: External auditing, Personal tax, Business tax, Management of cash and treasury, and Credit management.

Mandatory units:

  • Financial Statements of Limited Companies:
    Students will work through preparing accounts, reporting frameworks, rules and regulations, interpretation and consolidation of financial statements.
  • Management Accounting; Budgeting:
    Students will learn the preparation of financial forecasts/income and expenditure, preparation and supervision of budgeting and reporting to management.
  • Management Accounting; Decision and Control:
    Students will learn the analysis and evaluation of costing techniques, use of cost for performance improvement, use of statistical methods to carry out business information analysis and performance techniques (financial and non-financial) to facilitate and assist decision making.
  • Accounting Systems and Controls:
    Students will learn the evaluation of accounting systems and internal control which will allow presentation of suggestions for improvement.

Optional units:

  • Business Tax:
    This unit will focus on the taxation of sole traders, limited companies and partnerships. Students will understand relevant rules, principles and regulations, and learn how to prepare tax returns and provide tax advice.
  • Personal Tax:

In this unit, students will learn the principles, regulations and rules of the tax systems and calculate taxable income, working out national insurance contributions and income tax and capital gains tax account. You will also cover the fundamentals of inheritance tax.

Practical Accountancy Training using Xero

  • Choosing the chart of accounts learning and how to customise it
  • How double entry is applied in accounting software
  • How to customise the nominal ledger and nominal codes
  • Setting up customers accounts, Processing customers invoices and credit notes
  • Setting up suppliers accounts, Processing suppliers invoices and credit notes
  • Generating reports on invoices due, customer/supplier statements
  • Performing error corrections
  • Allocating cash payments and receipts
  • Allocating bank payments and receipts
  • Performing bank reconciliation
  • Preparing, reconciling and submitting the VAT return to HMRC

We are official partners Xero and we support all our trainees in obtaining official certification at the end of the training program.

At the end of AAT Level 3 Advanced Diploma and AAT Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting, our recruitment team will help you in preparing a Professional CV and prepare you for Interviews. We will also connect you with potential employers to get you in employment.

Student Support

Support is available from professionally qualified AAT tutors and our excellent Student Support Team.


  • AAT approved and promoted training provider
  • 97% pass rate with the first attempt
  • Interactive classes: Ask questions like in the classroom
  • Self-study at your own pace
  • Dedicated tutor support through LiveChat or email
  • Weekdays, Weekend and Evening Classes
  • Free Xero Training with official certifications
  • The firm of Chartered Certified Accountants & Registered Auditors
  • Authorised and Regulated by Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
  • Practical Accountancy Training Endorsed by Institute of Financial Accountants
  • 1-1 Practical training sessions with Qualified Accountants
  • 100% Practical Accountancy Training under the supervision of a qualified Accountant
  • 100% Flexible Practical Accountancy Training
  • Professional CV and Interview Preparation
  • Support with MAAT membership

Registration and Exam fee is payable to AAT. A Softcopy of AAT study material is included.

Who is this course for?

AAT Level 3 Advanced Diploma and AAT Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting is ideal for anyone looking to gain accounting qualification to be more employable. . Upon completion of AAT Level 3 Advance Diploma in Accounting and AAT Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting you can apply for an AAT QB and full AAT Accountant (MAAT) License.


AAT Level 3 advance diploma and AAT level 4 Professional Diploma in accounting have no requirements. Before you purchase this course, please ensure that the course is right for you. We have written full details of all courses to make everything clear. The detailed course information is designed to reduce the risk of you making the wrong choice. If you have any questions you can contact KBM Training and Recruitment and one of our expert career advisor will help you.

Career path

AT Level 3 advance diploma and AAT level 4 professional diploma in accounting can prepare you for the following jobs;

  • Accounts Assistant
  • Finance Assistant
  • Audit Trainee
  • Assistant Accountant
  • Accounts Payable and Expenses Supervisor
  • Payroll Administrator
  • Tax Assistant
  • Credit Controller
  • Accountant
  • Management Accountant
  • Accounts/Finance Manager

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What does study method mean?

Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as Quality Licence Scheme and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.