Online Distance Learning Course
AAT Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping (CIB3)
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Have you already got some bookkeeping experience and want to build on it? Or have you done Level 2 and now need to cement your learning? Level 3 Bookkeeping is the qualification for you.
AAT Level 3 in Bookkeeping is suited for those who want to continue learning more advanced bookkeeping skills, and are looking to work in roles such as accounts manager, professional bookkeeper, and ledger manager. The course is made up of two units: Financial Accounting: Preparing Financial Statements (FAPS) and Tax Processes for Businesses (TPFB).
Recommended study time: 6 to 8 hours per week
Estimated completion time: 3 – 5 months
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Are you comfortable studying independently in your own time? This distance learning course lets you set your own pace and work towards your preferred completion date in a way that suits your lifestyle. We’ll provide you with study materials and you’ll get support from your personal Eagle mentor to guide you through the learning process.
Anyone can start at Level 3, but we recommend that you have done Level 2 first, as the qualification builds on existing knowledge.
By the end of the AAT Level 3 Bookkeeping course, you will be able to confidently apply the principles of double-entry bookkeeping, be able to prepare final accounts, and understand VAT legislation, VAT returns and the implications of errors. There are three areas to study, made up of various subjects.
It usually takes 3-5 months to complete if you spend 6-8 hours a week studying.
This Level 3 course is assessed with unit assessments.
A unit assessment tests knowledge and skills taught in that unit. At Level 3 they are:
Assessment results are available in your MyAAT account within 24 hours for computer marked assessments.
You can search for your nearest venue via the AAT website launch.
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You can now work as a qualified bookkeeper, or continue your studies and get the full AAT qualification.
If you would like to, you can become a member of the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) launch launch to fulfill your qualification. Fees associated with admission and exam fees are in addition to the cost of the course. Admission and membership fees are payable direct to AAT. Exam fees are paid to the exam centre.
Please be aware that these are subject to change.
And to make it all even more flexible, you can pay for your course as you go. With Eagle, you’re free to manage your costs and choose how often you want to pay, and for how long. You can choose to pay monthly, quarterly or annually and you can cancel anytime.
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£45/month billed monthly
£40/month billed quarterly
£36/month billed yearly
These plans are for the new 2022 syllabus. Need access to the AAT 2016 syllabus?
This is the entry point for most people who are at the beginning of their accountancy journey.
You can start at this level if you’ve completed the Level 2 Certificate. You may also be eligible if you’ve worked in an accounting or bookkeeping role.
You’ll need to complete the Level 3 Diploma before starting this level. You may be exempt from some units if you’ve studied a finance or accounting degree.
This level is made up of two subjects: Introduction to Bookkeeping (ITBK) and Principles of Bookkeeping Controls (POBC). You’ll learn about double-entry bookkeeping systems and the associated documents and processes, as well as more complex procedures and payment methods.
This level is made up of two subjects: Financial Accounting: Preparing Financial Statements (FAPS) and Tax processes for Businesses (TPFB). You’ll build on your Level 2 knowledge and learn about VAT legislation, preparing final accounts, and the regulations governing company accounts.