Advanced Diploma in Accounting with AAT Foundation

A comprehensive training programme, suitable for beginners, designed to give you book-keeping and accounting knowledge. This diploma will also prepare you to gain a Level 2 and 3 AAT Qualification.

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Is this for you?

Are you looking to gain known accounting qualifications? Want to put yourself in the best possible position to progress your career in finance? This diploma offers you a route to gain hands-on accounting experience through practical self-paced training.

Once you’ve completed your diploma and gained your new AAT qualifications you can add them to your CV feeling confident that you could apply for roles such as; Accounts Assistant, Bookkeeper, Finance Assistant, Finance Administrator.

If you’re interested in running your own business, you may way find that working as a self-employed bookkeeper gives you great flexibility and you can confidently manage your clients’ books as well as your own business finances!

If you’re keen to progress even further, there are a number of options you could look towards and with further study to gain an AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting, your career path could lead you to work as an Accountant, Finance Manager or Financial Controller for example.

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 565 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date

Flexible

Study Type

In centre, online, or a combination

Training Type

diploma

Duration

AAT recommended study time 860 hours

About this diploma

The Advanced Diploma in Accounting with AAT Foundation provides top level professional finance training for anyone wanting a career as an Accountant, Bookkeeper or Finance Professional. If you study this diploma you will also have the opportunity to gain an AAT (The Association of Accounting Technicians) Foundation Certificate in Accounting and the AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting; both valuable qualifications for anyone aspiring to work in finance.

This training is suitable for complete beginners to accounting. Through a comprehensive range of core subjects such as Final Accounts Preparation, Elements of Costing, Advanced Bookkeeping and Sage 50 Accounts, you’ll gain essential, practical accounts processing understanding and ability. You’ll work through each course step-by-step at your own pace to gain the knowledge required to work confidently in an accounting role.

With this Diploma you’ll also be given your own access to MyAAT. This is a comprehensive and valuable online student resource that all AAT students are provided with to assist their studies and helps prepare you for the qualification examinations.

As with all our training this is a flexible diploma which can be studied via a combination of methods; in one of our training centres or online at home or work. You have overall ultimate control and flexibility over where and when you study.

  • Flexible training which fits around your commitments;
  • Support on hand from our friendly course advisors;
  • Access to the online MyAAT student study support centre;
  • Opportunity to gain prestigious AAT at Levels 2 and 3 qualifications*

* Equivalent to Level 5 and 6 in Ireland

Aims and Objectives

Successful completion of this course means you will be eligible to take the AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting and the Advanced Diploma in Accounting, both extremely prestigious financial qualifications. 

Courses Included

In addition to the core courses below you will also study the following AAT courses: - Elements of Costing, Work Effectively in Finance, Final Accounts Preparation, Management Accounting - Costing, Advanced Bookkeeping, Indirect Tax, Ethics for Accountants. 

Bookkeeping - Module 1

People with strong bookkeeping skills are always in demand. This course is designed to give you an advantage over others with less experience, teaching you double-entry bookkeeping.

Bookkeeping - Module 2

This course is the second module designed to further your bookkeeping studies using the double entry system so you can keep accurate bookkeeping records.

Bookkeeping - Module 3

This third bookkeeping module covers many areas including using the journal, and year end accounts which include the profit and loss account and balance sheet.

 

Excel

Microsoft Excel is the world’s most popular spreadsheet program. This course is suitable for beginner to intermediate level and you can choose which version you'd like to study; 2013 or 2010. Over 10 self-paced lessons you'll learn how to format your spreadsheet to best display your information, handle simple and complex formulas, insert charts, learn how to insert functions such as IFERROR and much much more.

Excel Expert

Our Excel Expert level course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to use this popular spreadsheet programme to an advanced level. You can choose whether you'd like to study 2013 or 2010 and over a series of self-paced lessons you'll learn how to perform tasks such as conditional formatting, recording and running macros, working with pivot tables and using statistical functions. 

Sage 50 Accounts Ireland

This Sage 50 Accounts course will help you learn how to process the finances of a business using this globally renowned accounting software.  This is a professional, interactive training course using the very latest version of Sage Accounts, and is designed for those who already have an understanding of manual bookkeeping processes.

Pre-Requisites

You don't need to have any specific experience or qualifications before starting this diploma programme. 

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: - 

 

Self-Funded: 

  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.

 

 

Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.

 

 

Career Path

This is a high level diploma and can help you gain roles such as Professional Bookkeeper or Accounts Assistant. Taking your AAT training to the next level could lead to positions such as AAT Qualified Accountant, Treasurer etc.

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Whats the difference?

We offer a range of training packages in a range of subject areas and can offer blended learning opportunities to best meet your needs.

Course

Our courses are practical in nature and focus on a single subject and can last anywhere from a few hours to a few days.

Diploma

Diplomas are designed to give you a complete skillset mapped to a specific career path and contain a number of core and elective courses.

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