AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting / AAT Level 3

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AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting - Level 3
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  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) not included in price & must be purchased separately
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AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting / AAT Level 3 / aat L3

AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting is the intermediate level of the AAT Accounting Qualification. It offers technical training in accounting and its main purpose is to provide students with specialist knowledge and skills to gain employment in an accounting role and / or the opportunity to progress to further qualification in accountancy or a related field.


AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting - Level 3


AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting / AAT Level 3 / aat level 3

We have a 97%* pass rate which means you’re more likely to pass with KBM.

This is a class based learning program and you will also get one to one sessions with the tutors to identify your strengths and weaknesses so that we can enrich your learning experience with us.

AAT Level 3 consists of six units:

Accounts Preparation

  • 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

Prepare Final Accounts for Sole Traders and Partnerships

  • 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

Costs and Revenues

  • 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.

Professional Ethics

  • 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

Spreadsheet Software

  • Using a spreadsheet to enter, edit and organise numerical and other data
  • Selecting and using appropriate formulae and data analysis tools and techniques
  • Presenting, formatting and publishing spreadsheet information.

Indirect Tax

  • Understanding VAT regulations
  • Completing VAT returns accurately and on time
  • Understanding VAT penalties and adjusting for previous errors
  • Communicating VAT information

To make our students more employable, we provide FREE Practical training to gain work experience on the CV.

Contents of Practical Accountancy Training using Sage 50 (FREE)
• Setting up companies using cash or standard VAT scheme
• 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

Services include.
• FREE Practical Accountancy Training on Sage 50 using real company files
• FREE AAT Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping
• Professional CV preparation
• Regular performance reviews
• Job market awareness sessions
• Interview reparation
• Reference to potential employers

AAT Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping: FREE (Normally £599)
Practical Accountancy Training Sage 50: FREE (Normally £385)
AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting: £250 per module or £1191 for full diploma

So join now and gain the QUALIFICATION & WORK EXPERIENCE at the same time to be more employable

Who is this course for?

AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting / AAT Level 3 / aat L3

The course is ideal if you’ve completed AAT Level 2 and want to upgrade your skill set and enhance your career prospects.


There are no requirements for studying this course, although it is helpful to complete AAT Level 2 first.

Career path

Upon completion you will have the skills and knowledge to work competently as an Accounts Assistant. You can also progress their studies to the AAT Level 4 Diploma in Accounting, and thereby obtain full membership of the AAT.

You can apply for jobs like:

  • Accounts Payable
  • Credit Controller
  • Accounts Assistant
  • Finance Assistant

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