Accounting and Business

AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting - Level 4 - Part Time Eve
Course Title
AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting - Level 4 - Part Time Eve
Course Code
Mode of Study
Part Time
AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting - Level 4
Number of Weeks
Entry Requirements
AAT level 3 and ideally in accountancy employment.
Leads on to
Once qualified, students automatically become AAT affiliate members and with work experience will qualify for full AAT membership. The AAT qualification also gives exemptions towards other UK Chartered and Certified Accountancy qualifications, such as ACCA (The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants).
Additional Information
To undertake this course you will need to pay the annual AAT membership fee of approximately £92. You will also need to purchase a set of books from our publisher, Osborne Books and BPP Ltd, costing approximately £110. If a resit exam is necessary you will also need to pay for this, which will cost £54 per resit.
Units studied:
Management Accounting – Budgeting: For planning, coordinating and authorising activities of an organisation, and for controlling costs. Develop skills in management accounting, statistical analysis, written communication and variance analysis.
Management Accounting - Decision and Control: Standard costing, creating budgetary reports, control reports and standard costing control reports; Prepare key performance indicators and workings to aid management decision-making. Understand concepts like cost behaviour, cost analysis and contribution theory.
Financial Statements of Ltd Companies: Drafting, analysis and interpretation of financial statements of Ltd companies; Double entry bookkeeping and drafting financial statements of unincorporated organisations.
Accounting Systems and Controls: Understand Accounting function in organisations and importance of internal controls in minimising loss; Evaluation of Accounting system to identify and assess impact of weaknesses on operation of organisations.
Personal tax: Key aspects of taxation such as Income tax, National Insurance, capital gains tax and inheritance tax; Explore core areas of income tax liability: employment income, income from investments and income from property.
Credit Management: Understanding and applying principles of effective credit control in an organisation; Understand principles of credit control in context of relevant legislation, contract law, best practice, professional ethics and organisational policies; Gain knowledge of sources of information and techniques used to assess credit risks in compliance with organisational policies, data protection legislation and professional ethics; Monitoring and evaluating credit control in compliance with organisational policies and importance of liquidity management. There are 5 online computer exams and 1 synoptic exam. All exams are set and marked by AAT and are time limited. All units must be passed to achieve.