• FT/PTApps
  • Duration16-20 months
  • Awarding bodyAAT


The AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting covers a range of complex accounting tasks, including maintaining cost accounting records and the preparation of reports and returns.  Students will learn to master a number of accounting disciplines including financial processes, advanced bookkeeping, final accounts and ethical practices for accountants.

This course is for people who have completed the Foundation Certificate in Accounting, unqualified accounting staff who are at an intermediate level to enhance their skills or people looking for a change of career.

The AAT Assistant Accountant New Standards also include an End Point Assessment Portfolio of evidence collected in the workplace and an end point interview.

Accounts Payable and Expenses Supervisor
Assistant Financial Accountant
Commercial Analyst
Cost Accountant
Fixed Asset Accountant
Indirect Tax Manager
Payments and Billing Manager
Payroll Manager
Senior Bookkeeper
Senior Finance Officer
Senior Fund Accountant
Senior Insolvency Administrator
Tax Supervisor
VAT Accountant

Increase productivity
Future-proof your business
Give you the competitive edge
Improve profits
Reduce training costs
Motivate your workforce

Free qualifications
Earn whilst you learn
Alternative to university
Fast-track to a career
Real life work exper

Course Information

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Level 3:

Advanced bookkeeping
Final accounts preparation
Management accounts: costing
Indirect tax
Ethics for Accountants
Spreadsheets for Accounting

Level 4:

Management Accounting: Budgeting
Management Accounting: Decision and Control
Financial Statements of Limited Companies
Accounting Systems and Controls
Business tax
Personal tax
Cash and Treasury Management
Credit Management

Entry requirements

Employment in a suitable role for the chosen apprenticeship is essential. Northern Skills Group will work with applicants to help find a suitable employer where possible but we advise anyone looking to undertake an apprenticeship to actively seek employment for themselves.

Applicants are required to have gained a Level 2 English and maths (GCSE grades 9-4 / A-C). Certificates will need to be produced at enrolment. If proof cannot be produced or you do not meet these entry requirements, then applicants will be invited to complete an initial assessment prior to acceptance.

An interview will take place.

If you do not have a grade 9 to 4 in English and / or maths (grade A-C for previous GCSE measures) you will be required to continue studying these subjects.

Level 3:

Online unit exams
End point online synoptic assessment
End point portfolio of work based evidence
End point interview

Level 4:

Online unit exams
End point synoptic assessment
End point portfolio of work based evidence
End point reflective account

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Additional Information

Learning Support

We understand that students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need achieve their full potential.

Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive financial support service and bursary scheme to help you through your time at Middlesbrough College. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.


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