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AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting 2018-19
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Tue 11 Sep, Tue 18 Sep, ... Tue 2 Jul 2019

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: 26

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Tue 11 Sep 2018   09:30 - 12:30 09:30 - 12:30 University Information Services, 17 Mill Lane Training Room map Helen Parker
2 Tue 18 Sep 2018   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room map Helen Parker
3 Tue 25 Sep 2018   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room map Helen Parker
4 Tue 2 Oct 2018   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room map Helen Parker
5 Tue 9 Oct 2018   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room map Helen Parker
6 Tue 16 Oct 2018   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room map Helen Parker
7 Tue 30 Oct 2018   09:30 - 12:30 09:30 - 12:30 Finance Division, Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room) map Helen Parker
8 Tue 6 Nov 2018   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Finance Division, Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room) map Helen Parker
9 Tue 13 Nov 2018   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room map Helen Parker
10 Tue 20 Nov 2018   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room map Helen Parker
11 Tue 11 Dec 2018   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Finance Division, Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room) map Helen Parker
12 Tue 8 Jan   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room map Helen Parker
13 Tue 15 Jan   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room map Helen Parker
14 Tue 22 Jan   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room map Helen Parker
15 Tue 29 Jan   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room map Helen Parker
16 Tue 5 Feb   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room map Helen Parker
17 Tue 26 Feb   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Finance Division, Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room) map Helen Parker
18 Tue 12 Mar   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Finance Division, Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room) map Helen Parker
19 Tue 19 Mar   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Finance Division, Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room) map Helen Parker
20 Tue 26 Mar   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Finance Division, Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room) map Helen Parker
21 Tue 2 Apr   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Finance Division, Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room) map Helen Parker
22 Tue 23 Apr   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Finance Division, Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room) map Helen Parker
23 Tue 14 May   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Finance Division, Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room) map Helen Parker
24 Tue 4 Jun   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room map Helen Parker
25 Tue 11 Jun   09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 Finance Division, Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room) map Helen Parker
26 Tue 2 Jul   09:30 - 16:30 * 09:30 - 16:30 * Finance Division, 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 2 July 2019 free, this date may or may not be needed for an assessment.

Theme
Vocational Qualifications

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