The advanced level covers financial team leader skills, including financial statements for limited companies, complex management accounting tasks, management skills and specialist learning areas.
The Professional Diploma covers financial team leader skills, including drafting financial statements for limited companies and complex management accounting tasks such as managing budgets and evaluating financial performance.
This demanding qualification is designed for students who have recently achieved the Level 3 Diploma in Accounting (AAT) and who wish to become full Accounting Technicians. Ideally you will also have work experience in the sector.
Financial Statements of Limited Companies
Management Accounting: Budgeting
Management Accounting: Decision and Control
Accounting Systems and Control
Two specialist option units (to be confirmed at the information/enrolment event) from the following:
Cash and Treasury Management
A minimum of GCSE grades A* - C in both English and mathematics (or Level 2 in Literacy and Numeracy). All Level 4 students must also have completed the AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting.
With AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) qualifications you open up huge opportunities nationally and internationally. The qualifications are recognised throughout the finance world; from small local enterprises to the biggest multinationals, there is a demand for qualified accounting staff. The course offers progression onto AAT full membership, giving students professional recognition, allowing them to use the letters MAAT after their name.
All the UK chartered and certified accountancy bodies recognise the AAT accounting qualification and offer AAT members exemptions.
Alternatively AAT Level 4 may gain exemptions on accounting finance related degrees at many UK universities..
Winner of the 2015 AAT Award for Training Provider of the Year - medium
AAT membership renewal of £90 is paid directly to AAT and you will be expected to buy course books, one per unit which will total approximately £80. Your tutor will advise you of the cheapest places to buy these at the start of the course. Limited textbooks are available in the college LRC for short term loans.