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Course overview

This course will allow you to further develop your accounting and financial skills. You'll learn about financial administration and have the opportunity to gain a qualification which will allow you to move into a career in accountancy and finance.

The AAT qualification will help you develop the accounting skills needed in the workplace, as well as IT skills and an understanding of professional ethics.

AAT is the UKs leading qualification and membership body for accounting staff. As a professional body, AAT offers membership to both student and qualified Accounting Technician members.

AAT qualifications are widely recognised by employers in the accounting sector. Learn about financial statements Learn about budgeting Learn about financial performance Learn about internal control and accounting systems Be able to select two additional units to support your learning

What are the entry requirements?

You will need to have completed the AAT Diploma in Accountancy Level 3 to sign up to this course. Any applicants considering starting at level 3 without the AAT level 2 qualification must discuss this with the course manager before enrolling.

What financial support is on offer?

Advanced Learning Loans are available to pay course fees for people aged 19+, studying at Level 3 or above.
- No credit checks take place
- It isn't a bank loan
- Your household income is not taken into account
- You pay nothing back until you are earning over £21,000 per year

What can I do next?

Having completed all three levels of the AAT qualification you will be a qualified accounting technician and can apply for full professional membership of AAT as long as you can satisfy their work experience requirements. You may then consider continuing your studies to become a qualified accountant. Each of the professional institutes (ACCA, CIMA, ICAEW and CIPFA) accepts AAT qualified accounting technicians onto their programmes of study, and all offer exemptions.

How do I find out more?

Please contact Mark Radden, Curriculum Leader Accounting, email mark.radden@nscg.ac.uk or tel 01785 275630.

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