AAT Diploma in Accounting Level 3

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Accountancy, Business and Law



Mode of Study

Mode of Study
Full Time


City of Newport Campus

Start Date

Start Date
31 August 2021


1 year

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Employment within the industry and the ability to demonstrate relevant skills (according to an AAT checklist for direct entry) or, The completion of the Diploma Level 2 Accounting & Business

In a nutshell

This course is progression from Level 2 Accounting & Business and will enable you to gain further skills to progress within the accountancy field.

This course is for you if...

… You have completed the Level 2 Accounting and Business course

… You want to further your skills and knowledge in the accountancy field

… You want to work in an accountancy setting

What will I be doing?

The professional Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) course is offered at a only a limited number of locations across south Wales.

You will study key units including:

  • Professional ethics for accounting technicians
  • Cost accounting
  • Accounts preparation
  • Cash management
  • Spreadsheet and indirect tax

This course is ideal if you want to work in local authorities, insurance companies, banks or accountancy practices.

You’ll achieve the following qualifications:

What is expected of me?

In order to access this course, you’ll have employment within the industry and the ability to demonstrate relevant skills (according to an AAT checklist for direct entry) or, the completion of the Diploma Level 2 in Accounting & Business

Full commitment to attendance is required, as well as respect for others, enthusiasm for the subject and self-motivation. You’ll be continually assessed and you’ll continue your studies and coursework during your own time.

What comes next?

  • AAT Diploma Accounting Level 4, which you can do part time at Coleg Gwent
  • Higher Education courses in accounting, business studies, economics, law or related
  • ACCA
  • Employment in a related field

Additional information

To study an AAT course, you need to join the AAT as a student member, as well as enrol at the college. The AAT offers a range of benefits for student members, including support, help finding a job and exclusive discounts.

All costs are under review and subject to change.

City of Newport Campus
(Full Time)
Start Date: 31 August 2021

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Contact our Student Recruitment team

All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

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