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AAT Accounting Level 4 Diploma

This is the next step for someone who has completed a Level 3 qualification in accounting. This programme will teach you the techniques involved in financial (limited companies) and management accounting with options in taxation, cash and credit management.

WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE

If you are keen to progress on to the next level in your accounting career while at the same time gaining a world-renowned professional qualification, then this course provides an excellent platform for your future success. You will study with experienced lecturers to achieve the highly regarded AAT Level 4 Diploma in Professional Accounting.

Students who successfully complete this level will attain qualified AAT Technician status. AAT registration is paid direct to AAT. Interview required.

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Start date: 13/09/2022

Course code
PTC700722T/1/A1
Level
Level 4
Location
Truro College
Duration
1 year
Start time
09:00 - 15:00
Fee
£2200

Start date: 13/09/2022

Course code
PTC700722T/1/A2
Level
Level 4
Location
Truro College
Duration
1 year
Start time
17:45 - 21:00
Fee
£2200

TOP COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

Small Class Sizes

Track Record of Success

Invaluable Tutor Support

Excellent Learning Environment

Gain a fantastic qualification

Gain a world-renowned professional qualification through AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians).

Work Experience Opportunities

Gain invaluable and relevant work experience while you study.

Excellent Career Opportunities

This course allows student registration with a number of UK Professional Bodies in the sector.

What Will I Learn?

Modules you will study are:

Drafting and Interpreting Financial Statements: This focuses on preparing the key statements for single limited companies and consolidated financial statements for groups of companies

Applied Management Accounting: This module develops the knowledge and skills to be able to interpret and analyse data to produce reports

Internal Accounting Systems and Controls: This unit teaches students to consider the role and responsibilities of the accounting function, including the needs of key stakeholders who use financial reports to make decisions

Plus two of these possible options:

  • Business Tax
  • Personal Tax
  • Audit and Assurance
  • Cash and Financial Management
  • Credit and Debt Management
  • Drafting and Interpreting Financial Statements
  • Applied Management Accounting
  • Internal Accounting Systems and Controls
  • Business Tax
  • Personal Tax
  • Audit and Assurance
  • Cash and Financial Management
  • Credit and Debt Management
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WHERE WILL IT TAKE ME?

Students are likely to progress on to higher-level study through ACCA, ICAEW, CIPFA or CIMA which will develop your accounting knowledge in much greater depth through to Level 7.

Examples of roles as a Professional Accounting/ Tax Technician include, but are not limited to, Assistant Auditor, Assistant Management Accountant, Assistant Financial Accountant, Accounts Payable and Expenses Supervisor, Commerical Analyst, Payroll Manager, Senior bookkeeper, Senior Financial Officer, Personal Tax Assistant and Business Tax Assistant

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The awarding body of this qualification is AAT.

Apprentices on the course will have the option to study technical knowledge of Accounting or Tax alongside business awareness, such as the financial information outcomes of an organisations activities in the industries and environment in which it operates.

ASSESSMENT ARRANGEMENTS

Units on the AAT Level 4 Diploma in Professional Accounting are assessed through a series of online assessments. The portfolio will be assessed through a structured interview.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

You will need GCSE Mathematics and English at grade 4 or above, plus AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting (or equivalent).

Information & Support

The additional costs for this course is the AAT membership which is currently £105 per year and a one-off admission payment of £50.

Please contact debbiek@truro-penwith.ac.uk for more information.

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