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AAT Level 4 Diploma for Accounting Technicians (September Start, Day)

  • Fee
  • Duration of course 36 weeks
  • Course type Part-time (Adults)
  • This course is suitable for Adults

Will the course give me what I want?

Course content

The AAT Membership Scheme and Examination are unit-based.

The course covers the following units:


  • Financial Statements 
  • Budgeting
  • Financial Performance
  • Internal Control and accounting systems#

two from five optional units

  • Cash Management
  • Credit Control
  • Personal Tax 
  • Business Tax
  • External Auditing

What have students who have taken this course in the past progressed to?

Successful completion of the course leads to full membership of the Association of Accounting Technicians. The course also leads to enhanced career prospects and/or accounting qualifications e.g. ACA, ACCA, CIMA and CIPFA.

How will I learn?

You will learn mainly through taught lessons, revison sessions and practice examinations

How will I be assessed?

A combination of computer based online examinations and a written business project.

How much time should I be expected to spend on assignments, projects, field trips etc.?

You will be expected to complete set tasks at home and revise for your examinations in your own time.

Which awarding body is the course validation by?


What qualifications or skills do I need to show I have before I can enrol?

Applicants will need to be employed in an accounting environment and have one of the following: Completed QCF Level 3 year 1 or the AAT Diploma Level 3.

Expected prior knowledge


English level

Level 2 (GCSE Grade C)

Mathematics level

Level 2 (GCSE Grade C)​

Equipment and other costs

 You will be expected to purchase a set of textbooks as recommended by your tutor and to become a student member of the AAT

For further information please call 020 7258 2721, email or come to one of our Open Days.