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Obtaining the AAT Professional Diploma will provide you with the qualifications and skills that all companies need, opening up the opportunity of a successful career in an accounting environment. Our fully tutor supported courses will guide you through each subject, with personalised tutor support at every stage. This course package will include the three mandatory subjects, and you’ll then choose two of the optional subjects to meet the qualification requirement.

You should consider this level of study if:
  • You’ve completed the AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting and would like to build your skills
  • You’re already working in finance and you’d like a formal recognition of your skills
If you have not previously completed the Level 3 qualifications, but have other relevant qualifications and/or experience, you can gauge your required level of entry by completing the AAT Skill Check. Click Here

Once you’ve completed the the two examinations you’ll be awarded the AAT Level 4 Diploma in Professional Accounting.

Ideal Schools will provide:
  • All Study Materials via textbook or presentation folder (online access also provided)
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  • 2 year tutorial support via phone & email
  • Continuous Self Progress tests & Answers
  • Regular tutor marked assignments
  • Unlimited access to online practice questions
  • FREE Postage & Packing
Exam Structure: 5 x centre based examinations

Study Time: Approx 400 hours

Additional Costs: 1 x AAT Registration fee £240

5 x Centre-Based exams: Exam fees are £63 per exam. Exam centres charge an admin fee and this varies greatly. Together, these could range from £80 to £120+ per exam. When registered, via your AAT account you can locate your nearest centres and compare for the best value.

Monthly Payment Notice We do not charge interest for monthly payments. To cover costs of additional security measures recently implemented in the banking system, there is a £1.50 charge added to each monthly payments to cover the cost of applying these measures in our systems.
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If you DO NOT pass an exam we'll share responsibility and will pay 50% of one re-sit cost per exam. (T's & C's Apply)

Syllabus for AAT Level 4 Diploma in Professional Accounting

There are 5 exams to be passed to achieve this qualification; 3 mandatory and 2 optional units:

LEVEL 4: Mandatory Subjects

Applied Management Accounting
  • Understand and implement the organisational planning process
  • Use internal processes to enhance operational control
  • Use techniques to aid short-term and long-term decision making
  • Analyse and report business Performance
Drafting and Interpreting Financial Statements
  • Understand the reporting frameworks that underpin financial reporting
  • Draft statutory financial statements for limited companies
  • Draft consolidated financial statements
  • Interpret financial statements using ratio analysis
Internal Accounting Systems and Controls
  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the accounting function within an organisation
  • Evaluate internal control systems
  • Evaluate an organisation’s accounting system and underpinning procedures
  • Understand the impact of technology on accounting systems
  • Recommend improvements to an organisations accounting systems

LEVEL 4: Optional Subjects (select two as your study progresses)

  • Prepare tax computations for sole traders and partnerships
  • Prepare tax computations for limited companies
  • Prepare tax computations for the sale of capital assets by limited companies
  • Understand administrative requirements of the UK’s tax regime
  • Understand the tax implications of business disposals
  • Understand tax relief, tax planning opportunities and agent’s responsibilities in reporting to HMRC
Personal Tax
  • Understand the principles and rules that underpin taxation systems
  • Calculate UK taxpayers’ total income
  • Calculate Income Tax and national Insurance (NICs) payable by UK taxpayers
  • Calculate capital Gains Tax payable by UK taxpayers
  • Understand the principles of Inheritance tax
Cash and Financial Management
  • Prepare forecasts for cash receipts and payments
  • Prepare cash budgets and monitor cash flows
  • Understand the importance of managing finance and liquidity
  • Understand the way of raising finances and investing funds
  • Understand regulations and organisational policies that influence decisions in managing cash and finance
AAT Level 4 Diploma in Professional Accounting Careers Here are just a few positions that you could consider upon completion of this study... Self Employed Bookkeeper/accountant
Accounts Payable and Expenses Supervisor
Fixed asset accountant
Payroll manager
Senior Bookkeeper
Senior fund accountant
Tax supervisor
Assistant financial accountant
Cost accountant
Indirect tax manager
Payments and billing manager
Senior finance officer
VAT accountant
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Ready to start AAT Level 4 Diploma in Professional Accounting?

Course Code: AAT-L4/22
Course Fee: £830.00
You can pay the full price or pay a deposit of £116.00 (0% APR), followed by 12 monthly payments of £61.00
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Enrol with confidence for guaranteed success!
If you DO NOT pass an exam we'll share responsibility and will pay 50% of one re-sit cost per exam. (T's & C's Apply)
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