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AAT Advanced Certificate In Bookkeeping (Evenings)

(SCQF level 7)

Accounting, Education and Humanities

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Mode of Study

Evening

Start Date

7th Jan 2020, 22 weeks

Day(s):

Tuesday

Time:

18:00 - 21:00

Location

City Campus

Cost

£ 849

Overview

Who should study this qualification?

The AAT Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping develops existing skills and knowledge to an advanced level for anyone wishing to pursue a career in bookkeeping. It offers progression for those who already have bookkeeping knowledge at foundation level, either to gain employment in a bookkeeping role or to further study.  The certificate may help students already working in a bookkeeping role to progress by offering them formal recognition of their skills.

Why choose this qualification?

Students may choose to study for the AAT Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping to focus on developing their bookkeeping skills to progress quickly to employment or to focus on becoming a bookkeeper. You may also wish to start with the AAT Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping before progressing to complete the AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting in order to gain a wider knowledge of accountancy.

What does the qualification cover?

The AAT Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping will ensure that students have the advanced bookkeeping skills necessary to work in a bookkeeping role or to progress to higher-level accountancy.

A student completing this qualification will understand advanced bookkeeping principles and concepts, preparation of financial statements for sole traders and partnerships, and issues around indirect tax (VAT in the UK) in business. All of this will be learned in the context of the ethical issues that a bookkeeper may encounter in their professional life.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • You should have a minimum of 2 National 5 certificates (including maths) or relevant industry experience.

What you study

The AAT Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping will ensure that students have the advanced bookkeeping skills necessary to work in a bookkeeping role or to progress to higher-level accountancy. Students will gain the knowledge and skills needed to carry out advanced bookkeeping transactions and tasks in three mandatory units, assessed in three end-of-unit assessments:

  • Final Accounts Preparation.
  • Indirect Tax.
  • Advanced Bookkeeping.

Please Note:

  • Final Accounts Preparation will be completed and assessed between January 2020 - July 2020.
  • Advanced Bookkeeping will be completed and assessed between August 2020 - December 2020.

After the course

Careers

This qualification may help students already working in a bookkeeping role to progress by offering them formal recognition of their skills.

Continuing study

The bookkeeping skills developed by studying this qualification will enable a student to seek employment with confidence and/or to progress to the next level of learning. The skills developed in the AAT Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping can lead to employment as:

  • Professional bookkeeper.
  • Senior bookkeeper.
  • Accounts manager.
  • Ledger manager.

Teaching

Assessment methods

Each module will be assessed using a secure online assessment platform at the end of the module.

  • Mode of Study:
    Evening
  • Start Date:
    7th Jan 2020, 22 weeks
  • Day(s):
    Tuesday
    Time:
    18:00 - 21:00
  • Location:
    City Campus
  • Cost:
    £ 849