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  • Start date:   August 2022
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 8
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    Cost:   £Fees, Funding and Finance
  • Course Type:   Part-time (Evenings)


The AAT Accounting Qualifications provide practical, internationally recognised finance and accountancy skills that can open doors for you in any industry across the world. 

 AAT’s short qualifications provide a solid foundation in bookkeeping and accounting software, acting as a good starting point if you’re new to these subjects.   

AAT is open to everyone - you don’t need previous qualifications or experience, and you can work at a pace that fits in with your lifestyle. Whether you’re looking for your first job in accountancy, or simply want to enhance your existing accounting skills, AAT will give you the training you need. 

AAT offers a range of benefits for student members (including study support, career advice to help find the perfect job and exclusive discounts), as well as a route into chartered accountancy. If you choose to further your studies with one of the leading chartered professional bodies, such as ACCA, CIPFA or CIMA, your AAT qualification will give you generous exemptions.

The AAT qualification attracts 62 SCQF credits in year 1. Funding from SAAS is exactly £664 for year 1. There is no fee for year 2. 

Start date: August 2022
Course Duration: 18 Months
Days of Week: Tuesday and Thursday
Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm
Cost: £1760 (PFG funding available)

  • What this course includes

    This course covers high level accounting tasks including financial statements, managing budgets and evaluating financial performance. You may also be able to specialize in areas such as tax/auditing. 

    The units covered are as follows: 

    • Management Accounting: Budgeting 
    • Management Accounting: Decision and Control 
    • Financial Statement of Limited Companies 
    • Accounting Systems and Controls 
    • A Choice of options unit such as auditing/tax 

Why choose this course

You will get the chance to learn about bookkeeping and it can lead onto further study and employment options. 

Entry requirements

  • AAT Level 3 
  • HNC/D in Accounting 

You will be invited to attend an interview. 

If English is not your first language, ESOL Level 5 is an entry requirement for this course.

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    Where it leads

    • Apply for AAT professional members 
    • Progress into chartered accountancy (exemptions may be applicable) 
    • Progress to university with AAT which gives you 160 UCAS points. 

Interview arrangements

You will be asked to complete an application form explaining why you wish to study this course, acceptance will be based on your experience and determination to return to study. 

Fees, Funding and Finance

Course Fees £1760

Students will pay for Learner registration/membership £240 to AAT.  This is a one off payment.

Assessment fee will be met by the learning provider (up to maximum of two sittings per module)

(Books are estimated at £150 for the full course).

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