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Accounting Courses 

Fast track your career with AAT in 2023. 

Globally-recognised AAT qualifications covering practical, real-world accounting skills that you can put to use from day one

  • Enhance your earning potential 
  • on-site child care 
  • Funding available depending on your circumstances 
  • Daytime and evening courses available 

 

AAT Certificate in Accounting (Level 2) 

  • Cheltenham and Gloucester campus 
  • Day and evening classes available 
  • 4 hours per week 
  • Progression pathway on to level 3 

This qualification will prepare you for junior and entry level accounting roles. It delivers a solid foundation in finance administration - covering areas such as double entry bookkeeping to basic costing principles.

AAT Diploma in Accounting (Level 3)

  • Cheltenham and Gloucester campus 
  • Day and evening classes available 
  • Part-time 
  • Progression pathway on to a foundation degree

You will learn and master financial processes, including accounting principles and concepts, advanced bookkeeping, final accounts, VAT issues in business, management accounting costing techniques and ethical practices for accountants. You will also gain software skills through spreadsheet training for accounting.

AAT Diploma in Professional Accounting (Level 4)

  • Cheltenham and Gloucester campus 
  • Day and evening classes available 
  • one-to-one support 
  • Funding available depending on your circumstance 

This course is suitable for students who have completed the AAT Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting.

In this qualification you will cover higher accounting tasks including drafting financial statements, managing budgets and evaluating financial performance, as well as optional specialist units including business tax, personal tax, external auditing, credit management, and cash and treasury management.

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Why Gloucestershire College?

We guide any ambitious and motivated person on their journey through education and their career, by providing the right environment that encourages and nurtures individual talents.

Our industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching team provide our students with the skills businesses truly need.

We are here to help

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90% of students would recommend GC and 95% said that the teaching on their course was good.

Ofsted has rated us good.

  • We offer industry relevant facilities
  • Our lecturers are passionate subject specialists
  • Employers value our students' skills

We'll look after you. We have dedicated teams to help you and a great Learning Mentor scheme.

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