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Accounting, Professional Diploma Level 4

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    Level 4

  • Start Date
    April 2025

  • Venue
    CCN-Main Campus

  • Course Code

Start Date

  • April 2025, Part Time


Want to become an accountant or work in a finance role? The AAT Accounting Qualification is your route to an exciting professional career. Whether you want to start earning straight away, go on to chartered studies, or set up your own practice, the career options are endless. The AAT Diploma delivers a high level of practical skills, knowledge and effective performance in the workplace and gives progression to AAT full membership and the UK chartered accountancy qualifications. The AAT's Diploma pathway is competence-based and does not have the workplace evidence requirement of NVQ programmes. It is streamlined and flexible and includes a new Professional Ethics for Accounting Technicians unit; a market-leading innovation much valued by employers.

Topics covered include:
Drafting financial statements;
Management accounting;
Managing systems and people in the accounting environment;
Professional ethics for accounting technicians.

Plus two of the following three units:
Implementing auditing procedures
Preparing business taxation computations
Preparing personal taxation computations

We will be offering this one year programme on Thursday's, 9am - 3.30pm

Entry Requirements

Advanced Diploma in Accounting. Working in the area of accountancy is desirable but not essential.


Your work will be assessed through a mix of exams and practical skills tests.


No formal academic progression.

Career Progression

Career prospects are excellent. The AAT Diploma will open doors for you, paving the way for further progression, with an internationally recognised and respected qualification that shows potential employers that you have been trained to a high standard. For further information please check The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT).


September 2023, February 2024 & April 24, Part Time
Fee TBC - Approx. £2500

AAT Membership Fees :- please check the AAT Website for current fees, they are approximately:-

One-off course fee per level: Approx. £240
Books – Approx. £120 depending on requirements
Exam resits (see AAT Website for current fees)

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