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Accounting (Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3)

Accounting Aat

Apprenticeship outline

The apprenticeship will build on your existing accounting skills and give you more advanced knowledge.

The course covers:

  • Advanced bookkeeping
  • Final accounts preparation
  • Management accounting (costing)
  • Indirect tax
  • Synoptic assessment

How to apply for this apprenticeship

You can register your interest in an Apprenticeship below.

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The Lace Market


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AAT Diploma in Accounting Level 3


12 months

Level Level 3
Entry requirements
  • You will need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours per week in a relevant job but we can assist you in finding a placement
  • You will also need 5 GCSEs at grades A* to C/9 to 4 or equivalent including English Language and maths and the AAT Level 2 Accounting qualification. Some employers may require additional qualifications depending on the role

Adults who are aged 19+ with appropriate industry experience but without the necessary qualifications are welcome to apply.

All applicants will be required to undertake an assessment in English and maths prior to enrolling.

Teaching & assessment

You will complete computer based exams.


Accounting Technicians AAT Diploma Level 4 or a career in Accounts as a Trainee Accounting Technician or Assistant Accountant.

Additional information

A significant amount of on-the-job training is undertaken in the workplace. This is a demanding but interesting course which should be achieved in 12 months whilst gaining valuable workplace experience. Most jobs in this sector are office-based with a typical 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday working week. It is important you are punctual, presentable and a good team player.

You will be required to attend classroom learning one day per week or evening classes twice
per week.

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