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Where will this course lead?

This is the final level of the full AAT qualification. This AAT professional diploma in accounting course is ideal for you if you are working or want to work in accountancy or finance or have studied L3 AAT or its equivalent.

Some students choose to continue studying and gain exemptions from Accountancy bodies to include ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants), CIPFA (Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy), ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales).

What will I study?

The AAT professional diploma in accounting consists of the following units:
- Financial Statements
- Budgeting
- Decision and control
- Accounting Systems and control

Plus 2 units from these 5 optional units, please note running each option unit is subject to minimum numbers:
- Credit Management and Control
- Personal Tax
- Business Tax
- External Auditing
- Cash Management

How will this course be delivered?

Lessons will involve workshops, lectures, group work, directed study, computer packages, tutorials and individual work.

What qualifications will I get?

AAT Level 4 Diploma in Accounting

How will I be assessed?

To pass this qualification you will complete online exams.

How do I get a place on the course?

Places are offered by interviews only. It may be possible to conduct some interviews over the telephone depending upon your existing qualifications and experience.

What are the entry requirements?

To take an AAT professional diploma in accounting, you will have completed Level 3 of AAT, and have shown excellent attendance, punctuality and achievement. You will also need a reference from your Level 3 tutor confirming your suitability for Level 4. You need to have achieved GCSE English and Maths Grade C/4 or above if you are 16-18 years old. If you are above 18 years old and do not have GCSE's you can sit a diagnostic test to assess your literacy and numeracy.

This will let us see if you will be able to meet the course entry requirements. You will be offered the opportunity to study GCSE English and Maths, or Functional skills English and Maths, alongside your AAT programme if you want to do so. If you have Learning Difficulty or Disability please let us know when you apply. You will be offered support in your interview.

What else do I need to know?

The course runs from September to June for the core units.
Optional units are then usually completed September to November in the following academic year.
Please note it may be possible for some students to complete in one year by completing options alongside core units. Please discuss this aspect with a tutor prior to enrolment.
A minimum of 90% attendance is required on course.
If you have a Learning Difficulty or Disability please let us know when you apply. You will be offered support in your interview.

FEE INFORMATION:

If you are 19+, live in the West Midlands and receive Universal Credit, you could be eligible for a subsidy towards the cost of a course. This is a great opportunity to step up your skills and boost your future earning potential.

* The Career Learning Pilot provides subsidies towards Level 3 & 4 courses. These vary dependent on individual courses. You may also be eligible for a travel subsidy.

Solihull College and University Centre offers full time and part time courses for businesses and residents in Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Coventry, Warwickshire and the whole of the West Midlands.

What can I do after this course?

Students who are successful on this AAT professional diploma in accounting course can gain suitable positions in an accounting / financial environment or gain promotion within their organisation. Some students choose to continue studying and gain exemptions from Accountancy awarding bodies including ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants)

CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants), CIPFA (Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy), ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales). Solihull College offers ACCA and a route to Oxford Brookes University's BSc in Applied Accounting.

Location

Blossomfield Campus

Start Date

08/09/2020

Day

Tuesday, Wednesday

Time

18:00-21:00

Course Fee

£2250

Course Code

AFCAX151BCP0

Study Mode

Part Time

Location

Blossomfield Campus

Start Date

08/09/2020

Day

Tuesday, Wednesday

Time

18:00-21:00

Course Fee

£2250

Course Code

AFCAX151BCP0

Study Mode

Part Time

Location

Blossomfield Campus

Start Date

10/09/2020

Day

Thursday

Time

09:30-16:00

Course Fee

£2250

Course Code

AFCAZ151BCP0

Study Mode

Part Time

Location

Blossomfield Campus

Start Date

10/09/2020

Day

Thursday

Time

09:30-16:00

Course Fee

£2250

Course Code

AFCAZ151BCP0

Study Mode

Part Time