Industry Certified • Level 4
About the course
The AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting covers high-level accounting and finance topics and tasks.Students will look at and become comfortable with a wide range of financial management skills and applications, and gain competencies in: drafting financial statements for limited companies;
recommending accounting systems strategy; and constructing and presenting complex management accounting reports. Students will also learn about specialist areas such as tax, auditing, credit management, and cash and treasury management.
Financial statements of Limited Companies
Management Accounting: Budgeting
Management Accounting; Decision and Control
Compulsory Advanced Synoptic Assessment
Cash and Treasury Management
Type of LearningTraining
DurationUp to 24 months.
Awarded ByAssociation of Accounting Technicians (AAT)
Location ByBurnley College
Successful completion of Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting and Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting, or the undertaking of a Trade Test for those with equivalent qualifications and/or experience. GCSE or Level 2 functional skills in Maths & English.
Core modules are: Financial Statements for Limited Companies Management Accounting: Budgeting Management Accounting: Decision and Control Professional Diploma Synoptic Assessment Optional modules include: Personal Tax Business tax Credit Management Cash & Treasury Management External Auditing
Students will be required to complete 6 modules in total. Four of these are core modules. Upon completion of the four core modules, students can choose two optional modules. For each module, the pass rate is 70%. A resit fee is applicable if an exam is not successfully passed. The four core modules are: Financial Statements for Limited Companies Management Accounting: Budgeting Management Accounting: Decision and Control Professional Diploma Synoptic Assessment Optional modules include: Personal Tax Business tax Credit Management Cash & Treasury Management External Auditing
Careers & Progression
AAT Qualifications are recognised by employers as practical and technical qualifications that prepare students for the world of work and for working specifically in accountancy and finance roles. The Professional Diploma in Accounting can lead to employment as: Accounts Payable and Expenses Supervisor Assistant Financial Accountant Commercial Analyst Cost Accountant Fixed Asset Accountant Indirect Tax Manager Payments and Billing Manager Payroll Manager Senior Bookkeeper Senior Finance Officer Senior Fund Accountant Senior Insolvency Administrator Tax Supervisor VAT Accountant
In order to carry out this course, routine stationery will be required such as Pen, Pencil, Paper and Calculator
Classes will take place in our dedicated Accounting classrooms which contains Desktop PCs which are installed with the latest Accounting software that will be relevant for this course.
Information About Fees
This course will cost £2,573. You may be eligible for a loan, please apply for more information.