Diploma in Accounting with AAT

Diploma in Accounting with AAT

This Level 3 accounting diploma combines Pitman Training’s renowned practical approach to learning with industry leading qualifications from AAT, the professional body for accountancy.

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Enhancing your AAT qualifications to hold the Diploma in Accounting (Level 3) will demonstrate to potential employers that you take your career path and progression aims seriously .

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 422 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date

Flexible

Study Type

In centre, online, or a combination

Training Type

diploma

Duration

422 hours flexi study or 17 weeks full-time

About this diploma

Diploma Outline

Enhancing your AAT qualifications to hold the Diploma in Accounting (Level 3*) will demonstrate to potential employers that you take your career path and progression aims seriously. Holding a qualification like this can lead to a rewarding career as an Accountant, Bookkeeper, Finance Administrator, or Treasurer; or it can help you confidently handle the finances of your own business.

This diploma will help you get where you want to be and open up the door to more senior-level positions.From here, there are further training and career progression options which can lead to more seniorlevel accounting positions, such as Management Accountant and Business Tax Specialist.

This training programme offers a great opportunity to gain an AAT Diploma in Accounting qualification. If you already have some accounting and bookkeeping knowledge, for example, you’ve already obtained the AAT Certificate in Accounting, this diploma will build on your existing knowledge and take it to the next level.

Throughout your studies, you’ll have access to MyAAT. This is a vast online resource where all students studying AAT qualifications can access study support, additional resources, and exclusive AAT member benefits. We recommend you maximise your access to the resource as it can help greatly as part of your preparation to undertake the AAT qualification examinations.

* Level 3 is the equivalent of Level 5 in Ireland and Level 6 in Scotland.

Aims and Objectives

Through five core subject areas, such as Business Awareness, Financial Accounting, and Tax Processes for Businesses, to name just a few, you’ll arm yourself with the essential know-how to be able to competently and professionally handle the accounts within an organisation or manage the financial records of your own business.

Aims and Objectives

Through five core subject areas, such as Business Awareness, Financial Accounting, and Tax Processes for Businesses, to name just a few, you’ll arm yourself with the essential know-how to be able to competently and professionally handle the accounts within an organisation or manage the financial records of your own business.

Courses Included

Excel Expert

In this course, you will learn advanced-level features of Microsoft Excel, such as macros, PivotTables, PivotCharts, and data analysis tools to help you make data-driven decisions.

Business Awareness

This course provides you 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. You will examine the purposes and types of businesses that exist and the rights and responsibilities of key stakeholders.

NB This course is studied as part of an AAT Level 3 diploma.

Financial Accounting: Preparing Financial Statements

This course provides you 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. In employment, you may be required to prepare a portion of, or all, the final accounts, and this course will give you the theoretical knowledge needed to complete that task. It will also allow you to understand how final accounts have been produced, either manually or automatically through the use of accounting software.

NB This course is studied as part of an AAT Level 3 diploma.

Management Accounting Techniques

This course provides you 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. You will learn the principles that underpin management accounting methodology and techniques, how costs are handled in organisations, and why organisations treat costs in different ways.

NB This course is studied as part of an AAT Level 3 diploma.

Tax Processes for Businesses

This course explores tax processes that influence the daily operations of businesses and is designed to develop your skills in understanding, preparing, and submitting Value Added Tax (VAT) returns to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). The course provides you with the knowledge and skills that are needed to keep businesses, employers, and clients compliant with the laws and practices that apply to VAT and payroll.

NB This course is studied as part of an AAT Level 3 diploma.

Pre-Requisites

If you already hold the Certificate in Accounting, this is the next natural step in your training.

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: - 

 

Self-Funded: 

  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.

 

 

Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.

 

 

Career Path

Study of this diploma enables you to apply for more specialist roles such as Bookkeeper, Credit Controller and Finance Officer. There are many career progression options available and depending on your aspirations, you could work towards a career as a Chartered Accountant, Finance Manager, or Financial Controller.

Additional Information

Diploma in Accounting with AAT Training Centres

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Carlow Pitman Training Carlow, Unit 1, Deerpark Business Complex, Dublin Road, Carlow Enquire &
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Sligo Pitman Training Sligo, Abbey House, JFK Parade, Sligo Enquire &
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Waterford Pitman Training Waterford, Unit 630C, Northern Extension, IDA Business Park, Cleaboy Road, Waterford Enquire &
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Wexford Pitman Training Wexford, Unit 10, Westpoint Business Park, Clonard, Wexford Town Enquire &
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Wicklow Pitman Training Wicklow, 10 Bullford Business Campus, Kilcoole, Co. Wicklow Enquire &
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Carlow
Pitman Training Carlow, Unit 1, Deerpark Business Complex, Dublin Road, Carlow R93 K409
Clare
Pitman Training Clare, Unit 10, Tracklands Business Park, Ennis, Co. Clare V95 F3C5
Cork
Pitman Training Cork, Unit 4, Airport East Business & Technology Park, Cork T12 KW88
Dublin
Pitman Training Dublin, 3 Westland Square, Pearse Street, Dublin D02 N567
Dundalk
Pitman Training Dundalk, First Floor, Ramparts Shopping Centre, The Ramparts, Dundalk, Co Louth A91 R820
Galway
Pitman Training Galway, Centrepoint, Liosban Business Park, Tuam Road, Galway H91 RYD2
Kerry
Pitman Training Kerry, 2nd Floor Davcon Building, Monavalley Business Park, Tralee, Co. Kerry V92 XY58
Laois
Pitman Training Laois, Kea-Lew Business Park, Mountrath Road, Portlaoise, Co Laois, R32 W0DT
Limerick
Pitman Training Limerick, Unit 8 Chapel Court, Cathedral Place, Limerick V94 F6K2
Mullingar
Pitman Training Mullingar, Castle House, Castle Street, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath, N91 Y896
Kildare
Pitman Training Kildare, Monread Shopping Centre, Monread Road, Naas W91 YR12
Sligo
Pitman Training Sligo, Abbey House, JFK Parade, Sligo V94 YH6Y
Dublin-Swords
Pitman Training Dublin-Swords, Chamber Buildings, North Street, Swords, Co.Dublin K67 A347
Waterford
Pitman Training Waterford, Unit 630C, Northern Extension, IDA Business Park, Cleaboy Road, Waterford X91 X7FV
Wexford
Pitman Training Wexford, Unit 10, Westpoint Business Park, Clonard, Wexford Town Y35 YX60
Wicklow
Pitman Training Wicklow, 10 Bullford Business Campus, Kilcoole, Co. Wicklow A63 TP65

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