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AAT Advanced Certificate inBookkeeping (Level 3)

Our pass rate is 95%*

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£100/month interest-free

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£665

Deposit
£65

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Average completion time5 months

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Support period9 months

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  • Learn online with the UK’s most recommended online AAT provider †
  • Ideal if you have some bookkeeping experience
  • Leads to roles such as Senior Bookkeeper & Accounts Manager
  • Study anywhere, anytime on your laptop, phone or tablet
  • Live online AAT classrooms & personal AAT tutor

Why is this course right for you?

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Increase your salary: 77% of students say AAT increased their earning potential 

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Entry requirements

You should be over 19 and fully competent in everything covered by the Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping, including double-entry bookkeeping. 

If English is your second language, we recommend you have an IELTS 5.5 or equivalent, but we’re happy to review your case on an individual basis.

If you have a criminal record or have been made bankrupt, AAT might not accept you as a member making you unable to sit your exams. Please contact AAT directly for more advice.

 

Course content

Your course is fully online. You'll study three units:

  • Advanced Bookkeeping
  • Final Accounts Preparation
  • Indirect Tax

For full details of what you’ll learn on each unit, download our AAT course guide.

 

Assessments

You’ll sit three in-person exams at an AAT exam centre. Find an exam centre near you.

You’ll also complete online mock tests throughout your course to ensure you’re well-prepared for your exams.

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  • All our tutors are hand-picked for their extensive business and education expertise
  • Ask questions in real time in our live online AAT classrooms
  • Get study help and advice from our friendly student services advisors

FAQs

Yes! We’re an award-winning AAT centre, and we’ve been pioneers in flexible learning for 130 years.

We’re the UK’s most trusted online AAT provider, with a Trustpilot rating of 9.7/10 from more than 2000 independent reviews.

And we’re more highly recommended by students than any other online UK AAT provider.†

The Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping is perfect if you have no or minimal bookkeeping experience, or if you haven't yet mastered essential skills like double-entry bookkeeping.

The Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping is ideal if you have a firm grasp on all the topics covered on the Foundation Certificate, including double-entry bookkeeping. Our AAT course guides include a detailed breakdown of the topics covered in each course.

Bookkeeping covers only one small area of accounting. If you’d like a broader financial skillset and more varied job opportunities, our AAT Accounting Foundation Certificate, Advanced Diploma, or Professional Diploma could be for you.

AAT graduates are in high demand by employers for their practical, hands-on accounting skills.

The AAT Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping can lead to roles such as:

  • Professional Bookkeeper
  • Senior Bookkeeper
  • Accounts Manager
  • Ledger Manager

Right away! When you enrol, you’ll be able to log in to your course and get started within an hour.

There are no set start dates or study schedules – everything is shaped around you.

  • Unlimited 1:1 tutor support online or by phone
  • Live online AAT classrooms, recorded to watch back anytime
  • Interactive online learning designed by AAT experts
  • 24/7 access to the Student Community, your all-in-one online learning platform
  • In-house student services team, so you’re never more than a message or phone call away from a helping hand

You’ll be assessed through three computer-based AAT exams sat at your local AAT centre.

Find an exam centre near you using the venue finder tool.

Please note that your AAT exam fees and other fees aren’t included in the course cost.

If your course is being funded by your employer, let us know and we can bundle your fees into one all-inclusive package.

If not, we can include AAT's Registration fee in your interest-free payment plan, but you'll pay your AAT exam and exam centre fees directly to AAT and your exam centre.

Get in touch with our AAT Advisors on 0800 015 3326.

They’ll talk through your experience and skills to make sure you’re choosing the right course, then get you enrolled with an interest-free payment plan.

If you have any disabilities which you think might affect your studies or assessments, please tell your Course Advisor before you enrol so we can advise you on whether reasonable adjustments can be made to accommodate your needs.

* Based on L2 results between June 2016 and June 2017.

† ICS Learn has the highest Net Promoter Score (NPS) from students against its competitors. Source: Parthenon-EY HR Employer and Learner Survey 2017.

‡ AAT Salary Survey 2017.

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