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AAT Level 3 - Diploma in Accounting - AAT with Practical Training

AAT Level 3 with Practical Training - with award winning integrated Practical Training

Future Connect Training and Recruitment Ltd


£350 inc VAT
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£350 per exam fee

Study method
Blended (classroom and online)
520 hours, Part-time
AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting (QCF)
Regulated qualification What's this?
50 CPD hours / points
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) not included in price, and must be purchased separately
  • Tutor is available to students
  • TOTUM card is available to purchase separately What's this?

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Hamlets Way
East London
United Kingdom
Arcadia Avenue
United Kingdom
Havelock Place
United Kingdom
Ambur House, High St, Hounslow
High Street
United Kingdom


AAT Level 3- Advanced Diploma in Accounting will add on from your skills from the previous levels. The AAT Level 3 consists of six units,

  1. Advanced Bookkeeping
  2. Final Accounts Preparation
  3. Indirect Tax
  4. Management Accounting: Costing
  5. Ethics for Accountants
  6. Spreadsheets for Accounting

Student Support:

As a class room based delivery, you will have all the access to your tutor and all the resource needed to pass. You will also have a dedicated training manager to manage your practical training , the training manager will help you with Job and CV Support as well.

AAT Enhanced - Success Factor at Future Connect Training

  • AAT accredited and approved training provider.
  • Expert classroom-based support available
  • Practical training and AAT subjects integrated to make sure you get the best of the both.
  • A dedicated e-portfolio to book your training, any time 7 days a week at our North, West and East London and Birmingham offices.
  • Free e-portfolio to track your performance and training milestones integrated into academic modules of AAT
  • CPD Certification essential to become an AAT Member integrated with all AAT Levels .
  • Weekend and evening classes are available.
  • Three certificates from 1 course - 1 from AAT,1 from CPD and 1 from XERO
  • CV preparation, mock interview and Job hunting support available

For AAT qualification, we have centres in Harrow, Mile End and Finchley Central. So basically we cover all of London for you. The classes are held at weekends and evenings, to help you develop skills at a flexible timetable.

AAT is the preferred qualification of choice for many employers and if combined with the practical training, you are job ready from day one.

This is education for the real world!

Financial options

Funding your course is easy and affordable. You can split the course over 12 monthly payments.


AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting (QCF)

Regulated by Ofqual


50 CPD hours / points
Accredited by The CPD Certification Service


AAT Level 3 Qualification -

AAT Qualification provides with best academic route to get into the Accountancy profession. After completing the AAT Level 2, you will be progressed to AAT Level 3 qualification. In this accountancy qualification you will learn how to deal with more complex concepts and your skills will be tested uptil the transition level of accounts i.e., computing the accruals, prepayments and taking the accounts to the trial balance level.

At Future Connect Training, we combine the best elements of theory and practical training. With AAT Level 3 the integrated practical training will include Bookkeeping till the trail balance adjustment training. In software we will be covering Sage, Xero, QuickBooks and Excel.

With AAT Level 3, you will get 80 hours of free practical training. This practical training will equip you with confidence to apply for accounts assistant job roles

There are 6 mandatory units at the introductory level:

Advanced Bookkeeping
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.

Final Accounts Preparation – 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.

Management Accounting: Costing
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

Ethics for Accountants
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

Sales Tax (VAT)
Understanding VAT regulations
Completing VAT returns accurately and on time
Understanding VAT penalties and adjusting for previous errors
Communicating VAT information.

Spreadsheets for Accountants
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.

Who is this course for?

If you are already have some experience in accounting and are looking to further your career, the level 3 course will develop your accounting skills to an advanced level. Once you have finished your training and gained the AAT Level 3 Diploma, you'll be equipped for more responsibility, in your current role or a new one.


In order to enrol you must have passed AAT Level 2 or an equivalent accounting qualification. Alternatively, you can have gained sufficient work experience in an accounting

Career path

Here are just a few positions that you could consider upon completion of this study.
Accounts Assistant
Accounts Payable Clerk
Assistant Accountant
Audit Trainee

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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.