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AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting 2017-18
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Tue 12 Sep, Tue 19 Sep, ... Tue 19 Jun 2018

Description


The AAT Level 3, Diploma in Accounting, introduces to students to more complex financial processes and accounting tasks, the principles of VAT, professional ethics and develops their spreadsheet skills.

In addition to applying for a provisional place here, you will need to complete an application form which can be found on our website https://www.finance.admin.cam.ac.uk/training/professional-qualifications/aat/university-programme
Target audience

Departmental or College accounts staff who have completed Level 2, or who are already at a more intermediate level and are looking to develop their accounting skills.

Prerequisites


Previous Knowledge
Prospective students must demonstrate that they have a sound understanding of the principles of double-entry book keeping gained from

  • completion of the Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping/Certificate in Accounting;
  • completion of AAT Foundation;
  • completion of AAT Level 2; or
  • previous accountancy experience, or qualifications.

Prospective students will be expected to demonstrate that this knowledge is up to date by completion of the AAT Skills Check .

Approval
In addition students' applications must be supported by their line managers and individuals must agree to the conditions of funding. Final acceptance on to the course will be subject to the Finance Training Manager's approval.

In addition to registering interest here, please complete and return the application form from our website to Finance Training by 4 August 2017

Sessions

Number of sessions: 25

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Tue 12 Sep   09:30 - 12:30 09:30 - 12:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room map Helen Parker
2 Tue 19 Sep   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room map Helen Parker
3 Tue 26 Sep   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room map Helen Parker
4 Tue 3 Oct   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room map Helen Parker
5 Tue 10 Oct   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room map Helen Parker
6 Tue 17 Oct   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room map Helen Parker
7 Tue 31 Oct   09:30 - 12:30 * 09:30 - 12:30 * Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room) map Helen Parker
8 Tue 7 Nov   09:30 - 12:30 09:30 - 12:30 Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room) map Helen Parker
9 Tue 14 Nov   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room map Helen Parker
10 Tue 21 Nov   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room map Helen Parker
11 Tue 12 Dec   09:30 - 12:30 09:30 - 12:30 Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room) map Helen Parker
12 Tue 9 Jan 2018   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room map Helen Parker
13 Tue 16 Jan 2018   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room map Helen Parker
14 Tue 23 Jan 2018   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room map Helen Parker
15 Tue 30 Jan 2018   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room map Helen Parker
16 Tue 6 Feb 2018   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room map Helen Parker
17 Tue 27 Feb 2018   09:30 - 12:30 09:30 - 12:30 Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room) map Helen Parker
18 Tue 27 Mar 2018   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room map Helen Parker
19 Tue 17 Apr 2018   09:30 - 12:30 09:30 - 12:30 Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room) map Helen Parker
20 Tue 1 May 2018   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room) map Helen Parker
21 Tue 8 May 2018   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room) map Helen Parker
22 Tue 15 May 2018   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room) map Helen Parker
23 Tue 22 May 2018   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room) map Helen Parker
24 Tue 5 Jun 2018   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room) map Helen Parker
25 Tue 19 Jun 2018   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room) map Helen Parker
* Optional session.
Topics covered

Advanced Bookkeeping

  • Principles of Accounts Preparation
  • Extending the Trial balance using accounting adjustments
  • Accounting for fixed assets
Topics covered

Final Accounts Preparation

  • Preparing accounts for sole traders
  • Prepare final accounts for partnerships
  • Incomplete records
Topics covered

Management Accounting: Costing

  • Principles of costing
  • Providing cost and revenue information
Topics covered

Indirect Tax

  • Principles of VAT
  • Preparing and completing VAT returns
Topics covered

Ethics for Accountants

  • Ethics in accounting and finance

This is assessed throughout the course and in the synoptic assessment

Topics covered

Spreadsheets for Accounting

  • Spreadsheet software

This will be input throughout the course and formally assessed in the synoptic assessment

Objectives

The Diploma is split into six units:

  • Advanced Bookkeeping
  • Final Accounts Preparation
  • Management Accounting: Costing
  • Indirect Tax
  • Ethics for Accountants (assessed within the synoptic assessment)
  • Spreadsheets for Accounting (assessed within the synoptic assessment)
Aims

Students to complete and sit examinations sucessfully in four unit assessments plus a synoptic assessment within a year

Further information

See the AAT's web site

Duration

Normally a mixture of classroom tuition plus approx 6-8 hours per week self study. Please keep 11th July free, this date may or may not be needed for an assessment.

Theme
Vocational Qualifications

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