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AIMS OF THE COURSE The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) qualification provides practical, internationally recognised finance and accounting skills which can open doors for you in many industries across the world. This one-year course develops students’ accounting knowledge and gives them the skills they require to find employment within the field of accounting or acceptance onto an accounting related higher education programme. This introductory level is where you’ll get to develop your skills in finance administration: double-entry bookkeeping, basic costing principles and purchase, sales and general ledgers financial accounting, cost accounting, spreadsheets, professional ethics in accounting and finance, preparing VAT returns, plus additional qualifications.

WHERE CAN I GO AFTER COMPLETING THIS COURSE? Successful students’ progress into Higher Education, AAT Level 4 Diploma in Accounting qualification (after one year of relevant work experience) or employment What sort of job could I expect after completing the intermediate level?


• Accounts Assistant • Accounts Payable and Expenses Supervisor • Accounts Payable Clerk • Assistant Accountant • Audit Trainee • Bookkeeper • Corporate Recovery Analyst • Credit Controller • Finance Assistant • Insolvency Executive • Payroll Administrator • Payroll Supervisor • Practice Bookkeeper and Payroll • Tax Accountant • Tax Assistant. What’s my potential salary after completing AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting? After completing AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting, your typical salary range will be between £11,000 to £24,000.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Students must already possess the AAT Certificate in Accounting Level 2

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