AAT Level 3 Diploma for Accounting Technicians (QCF)

Subject area
Accounting
Duration
35 Weeks
Type of course
Part Time
Site
FCT
Tuition Fee - Remission Available
Yes
Course refYearDaysTimeStart Tuition Fee
6891/161PFA Year 1 VARIOUS VARIOUS 19/09/16 £1987

About the course

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) is a professional membership body. Level 3 Diploma in Accounting is a professional qualification that will add credibility to your accounting knowledge.

35 weeks part-time

Evenings: Tuesday & Thursdays 17:45 pm – 20:45 pm
Day: Wednesday 9:15 am – 16:15 pm for September starters
Day: Monday 9:15 am – 16.15 pm February starters

September start: Week commencing 19th September 2016 – June 2017
February start: Week commencing 13th February 2017 – March 2018

Fees
Under 19 at the start date of the course - free

19+ Learners
£1987, this includes registration fees & assessment fees.
Advanced learner loans are available for this course.

Payment details
All course fees are payable at the time of enrolment. You may choose to pay by credit card and thus spread the cost over a longer period. Alternatively, you may be able to make payment by 3 instalments. A surcharge of 10% (up to a maximum £100) of the tuition fee will be added to cover the extra administration involved. This surcharge is payable with the first instalment, along with one-third of your tuition fees and any examination/registration fees. Post dated cheques or card details must be provided at enrolment to cover your second and third payments.

Instalment dates are as follows:

Start

First payment

Second payment

Third payment

September

At enrolment

2 November

1 March

March

At enrolment

1 June

1 September

Subjects covered

The subjects of the course are set in accordance with the Financial Skills Partnership (FSP) National Occupational Standards as follows:
  • AVBK Advanced Bookkeeping
  • FAPR Final Accounts Preparation
  • MMAC Management Accounting Costing
  • IDRX Indirect Tax
  • EFTA Ethics for Accountants
  • SPSH Spreadsheets for Accounting
Assessment
After the initial weeks of tuition you will complete computer based assessments set by the AAT. There is a programme of support and revision for these assessments and you will be fully equipped to achieve. Computer based assessments will be available on a regular basis on Monday afternoon and Tuesday or Thursday evenings from October 2016.

Recognition of prior learning (RPL) is available for some units but a pass rate of 70% can only be given.

On completion

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) is a professional membership body. Level 3 Diploma in Accounting is a professional qualification that will add credibility to your accounting knowledge.

Progression

Successful completion of the Level 3 Diploma gives entry to the Level 4 Diploma qualification, significantly enhancing your accountancy skills.

Further Information
Please contact the accounting team
aat@farn-ct.ac.uk

Entry requirements

It is necessary to have achieved the AAT Level 2 Certificate, a Level 2 accounting/book-keeping qualification or have equivalent work experience with a satisfactory result on AAT on-line skill check (www.aatskillcheck.org) plus Maths & English at level 2 grade c or above. You will be required to register with the AAT and instructions are given in the initial weeks of the course.