AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting - Level 4





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About the course

The AAT qualification is universally respected and internationally recognised for providing students with extensive practical accountancy training. The Level 4 Diploma extends the knowledge and understanding previously gained in financial management accounting, by developing complex application and analytical skills in these areas.

Entry Requirements

You MUST have already achieved the AAT Accounting Level 3 Diploma or an accounting degree. Anyone wishing to gain direct entry to Level 4 through a qualification other than AAT Accounting Level 3 Diploma , or their level 3 qualification was studied with an alternative training provider, will be required to attend an interview with a tutor prior to the start of the course.

  • Literacy assessment at interview  
  • Numeracy skills assessed at interview
What will I do on this course?

The principal focus of this level of study relates to accounting and reporting for Limited companies. 

  • Financial Statements of Limited Companies
  • Management Accounting: budgeting
  • Management Accounting: decision and control
  • Accounting Systems and Control
  • Credit Management
  • Cash and Treasury Management


Who is it for?

The course is most suited for anyone working in an accountancy environment, although this is not essential.  

How to apply

Please call 0117 312 5000 or click on the ‘Enquire’ button below

How Is this course assessed?

AAT computerised unit assessments plus a synoptic assessment.

What could I do next?

After successful completion of the AAT Accounting Level 4 you can progress to professional accountancy qualifications or tax qualifications.

Additional cost

Learners will need to pay an annual AAT Membership fee of £92. Learners registering for the first time will pay a one-off administration fee of  £43 as well as the membership fees.


You will need an interview for this course.

Current COBC students need a tutor authorisation form.



How old will you be when the course starts?

16-18 19+
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