AAT L3 Diploma in Accounting

Course Content

Course Content

The level 3 in Accounting covers a range of complex accounting tasks, including maintaining cost accounting records and the preparation of reports and returns while complying to Accounting ethics. It comprises of 4 mandatory units:
Business Awareness
Financial Accounting: Preparing Financial Statements
Management Accounting Techniques
Tax Processes for Businesses

The course will help you to:
• Understand business types, structures & governance.
• Prepare final accounts for sole traders and partnerships.
• Complete year-end adjustments such as depreciation, accruals and prepayments.
• Record the purchases, sales and other entries for fixed assets.
• Use Excel to produce budgets, reports and charts.
• Calculate VAT and prepare a VAT return.
• Calculate & interpret profitability ratios
• Understand principles of payroll

To be eligible for a free funded course you must be over 19 years of age as at 31st August 2024 and not be an apprentice, further eligibility may be linked to where you live and we will check that at enrolment stage and may contact you for further information or refer you to alternative provision.

You will need access to a calculator, laptop or computer & email. A smartphone is not suitable.

Your teacher will give verbal and written feedback throughout the course. You will complete online practice assessments during the course and 4 assessments at our assessment venue in Ripon.

AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting

Throughout your time learning with us, you will also have developed a whole range of skills that can be transferred from your course to a working environment, your home life or your own personal development.
Skills such as time management, organisation, research skills, networking and presenting ideas are all part of your learning journey along with decision making, problem solving and overcoming obstacles. All these skills will help you to become a confident, self-motivated person and will assist you on your chosen pathway.

AAT level 4 Diploma in Professional Accounting.

You must hold an AAT qualification at level 2 or equivalent, maths and English at level 2 and be working at level 2 in ICT. You must also attend the two Introduction to accounts level 3 sessions.

06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Concessions may be available based on income and benefit status

Helping you financially

  • 92% of our learners receive full funding for their learning. Our mission is to support you on the right learning path (T&C apply).
  • We can offer financial support relating to childcare costs, travel costs, course fees, books etc. (T&C apply).
  • You can pay for your course in instalments (over £100). Please ask for details.
  • English, maths including GCSEs and computing courses (up to Level 1) are FREE subject to eligibility (adult learners aged 19+ at 31st August 2023).
  • Qualification courses at Level 2 or below are FREE if your individual employed/self employed income is below £20,319.
  • If you have not yet achieved a Level 3 qualification or equivalent, you could learn for FREE.
  • Don’t worry if you have already gained a Level 3 qualification, but want to change your career path and try something new – you can apply for an Advanced Learner Loan which you start to pay back when you earn over £27,295.
  • From April 2023, some Level 3 courses will be available for FREE to adults who are unemployed or earning below the National Living Wage annually (£20,319), even if you already have a Level 3 qualification or higher. This funding is part of the ‘Level 3 Free Courses for Jobs’ offer and you will find a full list of qualifications included in this offer here https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/find-a-free-level-3-qualification/list-of-free-level-3-qualifications-available-to-eligible-adults

If you are unsure on what price you should pay, please contact us on 01609 536066 or email adultlearningservice@northyorks.gov.uk