AAT Fast-track - Level 2 and 3





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About the course

This is a demanding programme designed for learners who want to complete the Foundation Certificate in Accounting Level 2 and the Advanced Diploma in Accounting Level 3 in one year. You will need to be prepared to commit a considerable amount of time to personal study on this course.

Entry Requirements

You must have a good standard of spoken and written English and be competent in core Numeracy skills. You will be required to demonstrate these skills by completing an online assessment. You will be required to provide a reference supporting your ability to study on an intensive basis. School leavers will be required to have achieved a minimum of 7 GCSE’s Grade 5 – 9 (A* - C) including Maths and English to enrol on this course. 

What will I do on this course?

You will initially be introduced to the fundamental manual and computerised bookkeeping skills that will enable progression to increasingly complex finance office procedures, management information and the professional ethics of working in an accounting environment. This will include the preparation of final accounts and VAT returns, management reporting and spread sheets. During the course you will study the following modules:

  • Bookkeeping Transactions
  • Bookkeeping Controls
  • Elements of Costing
  • Working effectively in Finance
  • Using Accounting Software
  • Advanced Bookkeeping
  • Final Accounts preparation
  • Management Accounting: Costing
  • Indirect Tax
  • Ethics for Accountants
  • Spreadsheets for accounting
Who is it for?

This course is an excellent programme for you if you are looking to fast-track into an accountancy career.

How to apply

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

How Is this course assessed?

You will be assessed via AAT computer-based exams and synoptic assessments.

What could I do next?

Upon successful completion of the AAT Accounting Level 3 Diploma, you may have the opportunity to progress to:

·         Level 4 Accounting Diploma

·         Higher Education (AAT Accounting Level 3 Diploma will give a maximum of 56 UCAS points)

Additional cost

Students will need to pay an annual AAT Membership fee of £92. Students registering for the first time will also need to pay a one-off administration fee of £43.


You will need an interview for this course.



How old will you be when the course starts?

16-18 19+
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