AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting
AAT Advanced Diploma in Account is an Advanced or Intermediate level of AAT qualification in accounting. This course gives successful students the skills and knowledge to work competently in finance, accountancy, or bookkeeping role. Moreover, the students also can progress their studies with AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting and acquire full membership of the AAT.
Accounting and finance
Why study AAT with LGCA
Study anywhere, anytime on your laptop, phone or tablet through this fully online learning
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Engaging activities designed for effective online learning
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To pass this level youll need to study five courses, which are all mandatory. Four of the courses are examined individually and there is also a synoptic assessment that youll take towards the end of the level, which incorporates the final two courses as well as drawing on all of the other courses youve studied at this level.
Course 1: Advanced Bookkeeping
This unit will allow you to apply the principles of advanced double-entry bookkeeping, implement procedures for the acquisition and disposal of non-current assets, prepare and record depreciation calculations, record period end adjustments and produce and extend the trial balance.
Course 2: Final Accounts Preparation
This unit will allow you to distinguish between the financial recording and reporting requirements of different types of organisation, the need for final accounts and the accounting and ethical principles underlying their preparation.
Course 3: Management Accounting: Costing
This unit will provide you with an understanding of the purpose and use of management accounting within an organisation. You will also learn how to apply techniques required for dealing with costs, how to analyse and review deviations from budget and how to apply management accounting techniques to support decision making.
Course 4: Indirect Taxation
This unit will provide you with an understanding of applying VAT legislation requirements, accurately completing VAT returns and submitting them in a timely manner, and the implications for the business of errors, omissions, late filing and payment.
Course 5: Ethics for Accountants
This unit will provide you with an understanding of the need to act ethically, the relevance to the accountant’s work of the ethical code for professional accountants, how to act ethically in an accounting role and how to identify actions to take in relation to unethical behaviour or illegal acts.
Course 6: Spreadsheets for Accounting
This unit will allow you to design and structure appropriate spreadsheets to meet customer needs, use spreadsheet software to record, format and organise data, use relevant tools to manipulate and analyse data, and use tools and techniques to prepare and report accounting information.
Additional synoptic assessment preparation
You will also be given an additional bonus revision unit to prepare you for the synoptic assessment. This additional course includes revision sections for the key topics presented throughout all six courses.
AAT Registration & Annual Student Membership, AAT Exams and exam centre administration.
Registration and Access
Once you complete an online purchase you will receive confirmation of account activation. Please allow 48 hours to get access to all the modules and for your eLearning account to be set up.