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The AAT Level 4 Diploma in Accounting covers higher accounting tasks, including drafting financial statements, managing budgets and evaluating financial performance. Below is the course outline: Core units: Financial statements Budgeting Financial performance Internal control and accounting systems
Optional units - select two of the following: Business tax Personal tax External auditing Cash management Credit control
Aims of the course
This course is suited for: People who have completed the AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting Those at a more advanced stage in their career who want to back up their skills with a recognised qualification Employers looking to upskill their staff Those looking for an alternative to University
Core units: Financial statements Budgeting Financial performance Internal control and accounting systems
Optional units - select two of the following: Business tax Personal tax External auditing Cash management Credit control Please note: the college decides which two options to offer
Assessment is by computer-based exams and computer-based projects
You may want to consider setting up your own practice firm, going to University or undertaking further studies to become a professional chartered and/or certified Accountant
The roles you are qualified to perform after completing this qualification include:
Accounts Payable and Expenses Supervisor Assistant Financial Accountant Commercial Analyst Cost Accountant Fixed Asset Accountant
What can I earn in business, accounting and law? When you're deciding what to study post-16, it's important to think about where your course will lead. If you choose to study for a qualification in business, accounting or law, you'll be starting on a career path with loads of opportunity for progression ? and a top salary in your sights. For example: Financial project managers start on around £29,000 a year and can earn up to £50,000 with 3-5 years' experience Business administrators start on around £26,000 a year and can earn £39,000 with 3-5 years' experience Legal secretaries start on around £24,000 and can earn up to £35,000 with 3-4 years' experience
Indirect Tax Manager Payments and Billing Manager Payroll Manager Senior Bookkeeper Senior Finance Officer Senior Fund Accountant Senior Insolvency Administrator Tax Supervisor VAT Accountant
Four GCSEs at grades A*-C; one of which must be GCSE English or GCSE Mathematics. Or successful completion of a Level 2 substantial qualification in a related subject - plus an initial assessment that indicates an appropriate level of English and mathematical ability, and a satisfactory reference.
You will have access to computers (with need softwares) during and outside of lessons for your studies. Students also does have access to library facilities. The course is delivered through a mixture of classroom lessons, workshops and presentations.
Process for Application
To apply please select your chosen start date and location above.