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Advanced Diploma in Accounting Level 3

Practical Vs Theory


Course overview

In this qual­i­fi­ca­tion you will mas­ter more com­plex account­ing dis­ci­plines includ­ing finan­cial process­es, advanced book­keep­ing, final accounts and eth­i­cal prac­tices for accoun­tants. This is a pro­gres­sion from the Lev­el 2 Diplo­ma, and in most cas­es, learn­ers will have had to com­plete this first.

Who is it for?

  • This is a pro­gres­sion from the lev­el 2 and in most cas­es you will have had to com­plete the lev­el 2 accounts first
  • Unqual­i­fied account­ing staff who are at a more inter­me­di­ate lev­el want­i­ng to devel­op their account­ing skills
  • Employ­ers look­ing to upskill their staff
  • Peo­ple look­ing to change their careers
  • Those who are look­ing for an A lev­el alternative

Day: Fridays

Time: 1pm – 4pm

Dates: Roll on Roll off

No of Ses­sions: One Year – 42 sessions

Venue: Rut­land Adult Learn­ing, Oakham Enter­prise Park

For more infor­ma­tion and to enrol, please vis­it https://​www​.ralss​.org​.uk/​c​o​u​r​s​e​/​a​d​v​a​n​c​e​d​-​d​i​p​l​o​m​a​-​a​c​c​o​u​n​ting/


Entry Require­ments

All appli­cants will be screened for lit­er­a­cy and numer­a­cy and should ide­al­ly have Eng­lish and maths GCSE at grades C/4 or above or at least Lev­el 2 Func­tion­al Skills.

Fees, Finance & Funding

£2,573 tuition fees plus exams of £250. In some cir­cum­stances this may be free. The Lev­el 3 may be ful­ly fund­ed for 19 – 23 year olds depend­ing on the qual­i­fi­ca­tions you have already gained.

Advanced Learn­ing Loans are avail­able to fund those over 19 years old.

You will still have to pay the AAT sub­scrip­tion direct­ly to AAT which is £147.00


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The Access course has been one of the best deci­sions I have ever made. Now I have the qual­i­fi­ca­tions I need­ed to progress to Uni­ver­si­ty to study Children’s Nursing.

Jessica Richardson



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