AAT Diploma



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    Distance Learning

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The AAT Diploma Pathway is an alternative to the existing NVQ route. It is based on the same occupational standards, delivers the same high standards, delivers the same high level of practical skills, knowledge and competence and involves assessment by a combination of exams and practical skill tests. The Diploma consists of three levels, each of which is a qualification in its own right: Certificate in Accounting. Advanced Certificate in Accounting. Diploma in Accounting.

To take into account

You must obtain at least one year's relevant work experience. Experience can be gained in any employment sector. The experience can be gained before, during or after studying for the Accounting Technician qualification.

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Course programme

AAT Diploma Route Certificate in Accounting
Unit Ref. Title
30 Introductory accounting
31 Accounting work skills

Advanced Certificate
5 Financial Accounting
6 Costing
15 Operating a cash management and credit control system
31 Accounting work skills
32 Professional Ethics

11 Drafting Financial Statements
33 Management Accounting
10 Managing systems and People in an Accounting Environment
32 Professional Ethics

Plus two of the following three units:
17 Implementing Audit Procedures
18 Preparing Business Taxation computations
19 Preparing Personal Taxation Computations

MAAT Qualification
On completion you will be able to call yourself an Accounting Technician and use the designation MAAT (Member of the Association of Accounting Technicians) after your name. You will have shown that you are able to offer competent accounting support to business managers in all aspects of the financial world.

AAT Diploma Fees Materials and tuition fee
Certificate Stage (including Sage Accounting) £357
Advanced Certificate Stage (including Sage Accounting and Unit 31) £599
Advanced Certificate Stage (excluding Sage Accounting and Unit 31) £439
Diploma Stage £599

Shipping charges in addition to the above
UK mainland £16
All other destinations £49

Additional Items to Remember
Please note that in order to achieve the AAT qualification you will need to join the AAT as a student member. The following items are payable directly to the AAT and are therefore not included in your Premier Training course fees:

AAT Fees (payable direct to AAT)
AAT annual subscription £72
AAT admission fee (Payable once only) £33
AAT examination fees
Certificate Stage (1 Paper) £41
Advanced Stage (2 Papers) £44 each
Diploma Stage (3/4 papers) * £46 each
*Students choosing the two tax options at the Technician stage will complete 4 examination papers

The following Skills-Based Simulation Fees are payable to Premier Training at the time an assessment is booked:

AAT Simulations
Certificate Stage 1 paper £41.99 each
Advanced Certificate Stage 3 papers £31.99 each
Diploma Stage up to 3 papers £31.99 each
The above prices include postage and administration costs.

Please note special provisions for AAT Distance Learning Students

Recommended reading
Students are advised to purchase Frank Wood's Business Accounting Volumes 1 and 2 (11th edition).

AAT Diploma

Price on request