Enhance your skills, knowledge and understanding of accounting with our accounting Level 3 online course. This distance learning course is relevant for businesses of all sizes and in all sectors, and is perfect for individuals in finance roles, small business owners wanting to upskill, or employers looking for bookkeeping training for staff.
This 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.
This qualification is delivered purely online using a study platform provided by The Skills Network. You will be assigned an assessor who will mark the work you submit and provide feedback, support and guidance where required/request.
AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) is the world’s leading professional body for bookkeeping and accounting with over 130,000 members worldwide. Their qualifications are developed in consultation with employers and will equip you with the key financial skills modern businesses are currently looking for, plus they are the perfect starting point for a successful, rewarding career in accounting and finance.
Units Covered in this qualification are:
This unit provides students with an understanding of the business, its environment, and the influence that this has on an organisation’s structure, the role of its accounting function, and its performance. Students will learn about the micro- and macro-economic environments, basic business law, risk, ethics, and technology.
Financial Accounting: Preparing Financial Statements
This unit provides students with the skills required to produce statements of profit or loss and statements of financial position for sole traders and partnerships using a trial balance. Students will learn about period end adjustments and reconciliations. They will also be able to interpret financial statements using profitability ratios.
Management Accounting Techniques
This unit provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to understand the role of management accounting in an organisation, and how organisations use such information to aid decision making. Students will learn to use spreadsheets when making calculations, manipulating and analysing data, reporting, and forecasting.
Tax Processes for Business
This unit explores tax processes that influence the daily operations of businesses and is designed to develop student’s skills in understanding, preparing, and submitting Value Added Tax (VAT) returns to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). The unit provides students with the knowledge and skills that are needed to keep businesses, employers, and clients compliant with laws and practices that apply to VAT and payroll.
Students are responsible for paying their AAT annual registration fee.
This course is assessed through computer-based exams and a synoptic assessment, which draws on and assesses knowledge and understanding from across the qualification. If you do not live in Gloucestershire we will liaise with you to find an examination centre closer to your home address.
Please note that once your application has been accepted and enrolment confirmed you will be unable to swap study modes.
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