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AAT Level 3 Accounting course

Are you ready to embark on a journey towards a successful career in accounting? With the AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting, you can acquire the essential skills and knowledge required to excel in the world of finance. You can become an AAT Bookkeeper Member (AATQB) and apply to be an AAT-Licensed bookkeeper.

Learning Pro London AAT Level 3 Accounting Course

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Join the lesson at our London centre or learn from home via Zoom. Start anytime with our qualified, experienced tutor or a self-paced distance learning course.

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  • Pay yourself, or we can invoice your employer
  • Easy payment plans available

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AAT Level 3 Accounting course – an overview

With the AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting, you can acquire the essential skills and knowledge required to excel in the world of finance.

You will learn higher accounting techniques and disciplines in this advanced qualification. In addition, you will develop skills required for a range of financial processes, including maintaining cost accounting records and advanced bookkeeping. You will eventually learn how to prepare final accounts for sole traders and partnerships. The AAT Level 3 Accounting qualification will provide you with a strong foundation in all aspects of accounting.

The AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting course is suitable for you if you have completed AAT Level 2 bookkeeping or Accounting qualification or equivalent. It is also useful if you are already working in accounting and finance and want to validate your knowledge and skills or wish to change your career or return to work after a break. If you are self-employed or run a small business, this course will help you understand day-to-day business transactions and make better business decisions. AAT Level 3 Accounting course is a route to enter and excel in an accounting and finance career. After successfully completing this course, you will qualify for AAT Bookkeeping Membership (AATQB) and can apply for a Licensed Bookkeeper.

We offer this course as:

  • Face-to-face classroom lessons at our London Centre
  • Live lessons from home via Zoom
  • Self-paced distance learning
  • Corporate training at your own location
  • On-demand revision lessons
  • One-to-one lessons
  • Per unit lesson

You learn the following topics.

The AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting course has four units and covers the following knowledge and skills:

Business types, their structure, legal framework and governance
Internal and external factors affecting business decisions
Professional ethics
Business and accounting technology
Importance of data security
Information communication to stakeholders
Accounting principles for final accounts preparation
Advanced double-entry bookkeeping
Acquisition and disposal of non-current assets
Prepare and record depreciation calculations
Record period-end adjustments
Produce and extend the trial balance
Produce financial statements for sole traders and partnerships
Interpret financial statements using profitability ratios
Prepare accounting records from incomplete information
Management accounting within an organisation
Techniques required for detaining costs
Budgeting and variance analysis
Spreadsheet techniques for management accounting
Decision making
Principles of cash management
Understand legislation requirements relating to VAT
Calculate VAT
Review and verify VAT returns
Understand the principles of payroll
Report information within the organisation

Each unit (except unit 4) has a 2.5-hour computer assessment. Unit 4 – Tax processes for businesses is a 1.5-hour assessment. The assessment/exam can be taken whenever you are ready. Currently, the assessments are conducted at an approved assessment centre. Learning Pro is an approved assessment centre for all AAT accounting and bookkeeping courses.

Support and advice at every step

Join Learning Pro for the support and advice you seek and deserve at every step of your course. We are known for support and rated excellent on Google and Facebook!

Study materials

We have access to the best study resources available in the market today. You can choose from Kaplan, BPP or Osborne. They all are available in printed hard copy and online.

Tutor support

Our tutors are highly experienced in teaching this qualification. You get the best possible teaching support and examples to implement the theories into practice and pass your exam.

Career support

We will help you at every step of your study. You will also learn to use accounting software like Sage, QuickBooks and Xero. Writing your CV and preparing you for job interviews.

AAT Level 3 Accounting – key information

Course duration

– 6-9 months
– Full or part-time
– Fast-track available

Exam/assessment

– 4 computer assessment
– 150 and 90 minutes respectively
– Take when ready: on demand

Entry requirements

– Good level of English & maths
– Good computer skills
– Level 2 or equivalent

AAT Level 3 Accounting course – career path

With the AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting, you can acquire the essential skills and knowledge required to excel in the world of finance. You can become an AAT Bookkeeper Member (AATQB) and apply to be an AAT-Licensed bookkeeper. The skills developed in this course can lead to jobs as:

Accounts Assistant
Accounts Payable Clerk
Audit Trainee
Credit Controler
Payroll Administrator/Supervisor
Practice Bookkeeper
Finance Assistant
Tax Assistant
Accounts Payable and Expense Supervisor

After completing the AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting course, you can further progress to enhance your career path in accounting and finance by joining the AAT Level 4 Accounting courses. After successfully completing this qualification, you can apply to become an AAT Bookkeeping member (AATQB). You can also apply to become an AAT Licensed Bookkeeper if you plan to start your own bookkeeping practice.

Reasons to join Learning Pro

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Experienced tutors

We are experienced in teaching accounting and finance.

Excellent support

We are known for our support whenever you need it.

Individual focus

We will help you become exam- and job-ready.

Learning Pro is an approved training provider for AAT and CIMA qualification for all levels. We are a 5-star rated and highly recommended training provider. See below what our learners say about us:

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Employers respect the AAT Diploma in Accounting qualification well. In this course, you will develop skills required for a range of financial processes, including maintaining cost accounting records and advanced bookkeeping. You will eventually learn how to prepare final accounts for sole traders and partnerships. The AAT Level 3 Accounting qualification will provide you with a strong foundation in all aspects of accounting.

The AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting course is suitable for you if you have completed AAT Level 2 bookkeeping or Accounting qualification or equivalent. It is also useful if you are already working in accounting and finance and want to validate your knowledge and skills or wish to change your career or return to work after a break.

If you are self-employed or run a small business, this course will help you understand day-to-day business transactions and make better business decisions.

Four units/papers are in the AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting qualification. You will learn higher accounting techniques and disciplines in this advanced qualification. In addition, you will develop skills required for a range of financial processes, including maintaining cost accounting records and advanced bookkeeping. You will eventually learn how to prepare final accounts for sole traders and partnerships. These are the following four units:

  • Business awareness
  • Financial accounting: preparing financial statements
  • Management accounting techniques
  • Tax processes for business

Yes, there are four units in this course, and each one is assessed in computer-based assessments/exams. Once all assessments are successfully completed and passed, you will receive a certificate from AAT. The assessments/exams are available on-demand and can be taken at any time, whenever you are ready.

  • Business awareness – 150 minutes
  • Financial accounting: preparing financial statements – 150 minutes
  • Management accounting techniques – 150 minutes
  • Tax processes for business – 90 minutes

The assessments/exams are available on-demand and can be taken at any time, whenever you are ready.

Each unit (except unit 4) has a 2.5-hour computer assessment. Unit 4 – Tax processes for businesses is a 1.5-hour assessment. The assessment/exam can be taken whenever you are ready. Currently, the assessments are conducted at an approved assessment centre. Learning Pro is an approved assessment centre for all AAT accounting and bookkeeping courses.

AAT Compter-Based Assessment (CBA) is available at all AAT-approved assessment centres. Learning Pro is an approved exam/assessment centre for all AAT courses, including the AAT Level 1 Bookkeeping course. We offer these exams Monday – Saturday. For Learning Pro, please visit our exams page to see the details – exam dates, times and fees. CLICK HERE for more details.

With the AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting, you can acquire the essential skills and knowledge required to excel in the world of finance. You can become an AAT Bookkeeper Member (AATQB) and apply to be an AAT-Licensed bookkeeper. The skills developed in this course can lead to jobs as:

  • Accounts Assistant
  • Accounts Payable Clerk
  • Audit Trainee
  • Credit Controler
  • Payroll Administrator
  • Practice Bookkeeper
  • Finance Assistant
  • Tax Assistant
  • Accounts Payable and Expense Supervisor

After completing the AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting course, you can further progress to enhance your career path in accounting and finance by joining the AAT Level 4 Accounting courses. After successfully completing this qualification, you can apply to become an AAT Bookkeeping member (AATQB). You can also apply to become an AAT Licensed Bookkeeper if you plan to start your own bookkeeping practice.

Learning Pro has access to the best study materials available in the market. You can choose from Kaplan, Osborne and BPP. These materials are available in printed hard copies and online. In addition, we also have internally prepared handouts and videos to help understand the topics.

We have exclusive online materials for self-paced distance learning programmes. This online-only option has all materials (study text, exam kit, additional lecture notes and practice questions) in the online version.

In addition to teaching and learning the courses, we support you in getting employed by helping you create a professional CV, providing you with career advice and preparing you for job interviews.

You also receive a direct email address and telephone contact number for your dedicated tutor and course coordinator. We are prompt in replying to your emails and answering your telephone calls. Our aim is to help you achieve your career goal!

If you join us for classroom or Zoom (live) lessons, you get full training by a tutor, mock tests, revisions, and unlimited tutor support via email and telephone. We also provide career advice and help with CV writing.

If you join us for self-paced distance learning, we will provide you full study materials (printed hard copies and online) and unlimited tutor support by email and telephone.

You can join us to study this course in the following methods:

  • Face-to-face training at our London Centre
  • Live lessons via Zoom from home
  • Self-paced distance learning
  • Corporate training at your own location
  • 1-ON-1
  • Per unit revision only

Once the fee is paid and the course is purchased, you will receive a welcome email/call from our course coordinator to discuss your study plans (timetable applicable to classroom or live lessons from home).

The classroom and live lessons from home are conducted in the same way. The only difference between the two is that you can join us at our Harrow, London centre under the classroom option or join from home via Zoom under the live lessons from home option.

We conduct these lessons (classroom and live lessons) on Monday – Saturday in the morning (10:30), afternoon (12:30), and evening (18:30). Every month, we start a new batch for this course.

In self-paced distance learning, you can start and study anytime when you are ready. Once the course is purchased, the course coordinator will email or call you to start your studies.

On our website, you can purchase/buy classroom/live lessons from home and self-paced distance learning. For any other options mentioned above, please CLICK HERE to contact us and start learning!

We start a new batch for this course every month for classroom or live lessons from home.

Once the fee is paid and the course is purchased, you will receive a welcome email/call from our course coordinator to discuss your study plans (timetable for classroom or live lessons from home).

We also offer self-paced distance learning; you can start this anytime. Once the course is purchased, the course coordinator will email or call you to start your studies.

You must register with AAT to take the assessment/exam and get certified. AAT registration is a one-off fee, valid for the course’s lifespan (until AAT offers the course). There will be an additional fee for the assessment/exam. The assessment/exam fee is payable to the exam centre directly.

The registration fee for this course is £228/- which is payable directly to AAT. Alternatively, you can pay us, and we will assist you in getting you registered with AAT.

This can be done easily. You can contact us separately, and we will add this to your course fee.

Please contact us, and we can invoice all-inclusive – the course, AAT registration and exam fee in one invoice to your employer.

Yes, we offer interest-free payment plans. Please CLICK HERE to contact us, and we will set up this for you!

The local centre charges the assessment fee and is different accordingly. For Learning Pro, please visit our exams page to see the details – exam dates, times and fees. CLICK HERE for more details.

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