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Qualification: AAT Professional Diploma
The AAT Level 4 Diploma in Professional Accounting offers technical training in accounting and is ideal if you wish to pursue or progress your career in accountancy and or finance.
The purpose of the AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting is to enhance the skills developed from the AAT Diploma in Accounting, enabling you to maximise opportunities in your current or new employment.
This qualification will suit those who:
The course includes all materials, books and exam fees.
* If you're aged 19 or over and are starting a further education course at level 3 or above, you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan. This course is eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan.
Please note that all courses are subject to minimum numbers. If there are too few enrolments, the College may cancel the course. A place on your chosen course is not confirmed until enrolment is complete and any relevant fees are paid.
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The Level 4 AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting is comprised of five modules.
Applied Management Accounting
This unit focuses on the three fundamental areas of management accounting: planning, control and decision making. All organisations rely on the provision of accurate, businessfocused information in order to make sound business judgements. Areas of study will include:
Drafting and Interpreting Financial Statements
This unit provides you with the skills and knowledge for drafting the financial statements of single limited companies and consolidated financial statements for groups of companies. It ensures that you will have a proficient level of knowledge and understanding of international accounting standards, which will then be applied when drafting the financial statements. Areas of study will include:
Internal Accounting Systems and Controls
This unit teaches you to consider the role and responsibilities of the accounting function, including the needs of key stakeholders who use financial reports to make decisions. You will review accounting systems to identify weaknesses and will make recommendations to mitigate identified weaknesses in future operations. You will apply several analytical methods to evaluate the implications of any changes to operating procedures
This unit introduces students to UK taxation relevant to businesses. You will understand how to compute business taxes for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies. You will also be able to identify tax planning opportunities while understanding the importance of maintaining ethical standards.
This unit provides you with the fundamental knowledge of the three most common taxes that affect taxpayers in the UK: income tax, capital gains tax and inheritance tax. With this knowledge, you will be equipped to prepare not only the computational aspects where appropriate of these taxes, but also appreciate how taxpayers can legally minimise their overall taxation liability.
There is a blended mix of classroom activities, computing work, realistic simulations and group work.
All units are assessed via computerised skills tests and course work.
You will also be required to attend an interview with the course tutor and complete a Literacy and Numeracy assessment. Proof of your qualifications will be required to be shown at the time of interview.
Once qualified, you automatically become an AAT affiliate member and, with relevant work experience, will qualify for full AAT membership, which will allow you to use the designatory letters MAAT after your name.
However, the primary and most important outcome of the AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting is that it can lead to a wide variety of well-paid accountancy and finance jobs, some of which include:
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