Ashford College - AAT Bookkeeping Certificate Level 3
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Qualification: AAT Bookkeeping Certificate Level 3
Start date: 11/09/2023
End date: 11/03/2024
Times: TBC
Weekly hours: 3 Hours
Location: Elwick Road, Ashford
Fee: £1265* (including AAT Membership)
Duration: 6 Months

AAT Bookkeeping Certificate Level 3

This Level 3 Certificate qualification covers a range of essential and higher-level accounting techniques and disciplines. Students will learn and develop skills needed for a range of financial processes, including maintaining cost accounting records, advanced bookkeeping and the preparation of financial reports and returns. 

What will I learn?

The AAT Diploma in Bookkeeping offers students at Level 3 the opportunity to develop and focus on key skills needed in the industry today. Units include Business Awareness, Preparing Financial Statements, Management Accounting Techniques and Tax Processes for Businesses.

These units will teach you how to understand business types, structure and governance and the legal framework in which they operate as well as give you double-entry bookkeeping skills and the skills required to produce statements of profit or loss. You will also understand the role of management accounting in an organisation, and legislation relating to VAT, amongst a whole range of relevant skills and processes.

What may it lead to?

This qualification can offer a route into employment, support students in their existing work or help students to pursue further study with AAT if they wish. You can even apply for AAT Bookkeeping Membership (AATQB) upon successfully completing this qualification. 

How will I be assessed?

Students must pass four unit assessments to achieve the qualification. This is an externally assessed qualification.

Entry requirements

For the best chance of success, we recommend that students begin their AAT studies with a good standard of English and maths.

Additional information & other costs

The course fee is £1265*, which includes AAT membership and the assessment fees. You must be 19+ to do this course with us as this is a part-time course.

For our AAT Courses, you will be expected to bring a calculator and you may need to buy some course text books.

*This course may even be free based on eligibility criteria. Please contact by email on or phone 01233 743100 for more information/to apply. 

Entry Requirements

Please see our Group entry requirements

Contact us

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Elwick Road
TN23 1NN

01233 743100