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AAT Level 3 Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping

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This course package is aimed at those looking to gain a recongnised bookkeeping qualification and is the natural follow-on from the Level 2 AAT Bookkeeping qualification. Also, if you are an experienced bookkeeper and looking to gain a recognised qualification this is a suitable option for you. Covering the important aspects of professional ethics and spread sheet software, you'll also be guided though the preparation and completion of final accounting reports for sole traders and partnerships.

 You should consider this level of study if:

  • You’ve completed the introductory accounting level and would like to build your bookkeeping skills
  • You’re already working in finance and you’d like a formal recognition of your skills

 If you have not previously completed the Introductory Accounting Level, but have other relevant qualifications and/or experience, you can gauge your required level of entry by completing the AAT Skill CheckClick Here

Once you’ve completed the the four examinations you’ll be awarded the AAT Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping and Ethics.

Ideal Schools will provide:

  • All Study Materials via textbook or presentation folder
  • Online access to all textbook training
  • 1 year tutorial support via phone & email 
  • Continuous Self Progress tests & Answers
  • 20+ tutor marked assignments
  • Unlimited access to online practice questions
  • FREE Postage & Packing

Exam Structure:  3 x centre based examinations 
Study Time:  Approx 80-90hours

Additional Costs: 
1 x AAT Admission fee £48
3 x Centre-Based exams: Exam & centre fees vary greatly depending on exam centre admin charges. Together, these could range from £70 to £100+ per exam. We can help with locating your nearest and most cost effective centres.


There are 3 mandatory units within this qualification package:

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.

Indirect Tax 
Understanding VAT regulations
Completing VAT returns
Understanding VAT penalties
Adjusting previous errors|
Communicating VAT information

Here are just a few positions that you could consider upon completion of this study.
Accounts Assistant
Accounts Payable and Expenses Supervisor
Accounts Payable Clerk
Assistant Accountant
Audit Trainee
Credit Controller
Finance Assistant
Practice Bookkeeper


Course Fee Details

Course Code: AAT310

Course Fee: £345.00

You can pay the full price or pay a deposit of £95.00 (0% APR), followed by 4 monthly payments of £62.50

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Course Fee Details
Course Code: AAT310    
Course Fee: £345.00
You can pay the full price or pay a deposit of £95.00 (0% APR), followed by 4 monthly payments of £62.50