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AAT Level 4 Diploma in Professional Accounting
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Do you want a fulfilling career in accountancy? Have you passed AAT Level 3 or an equivalent accounting qualification? We can help you reach your goal by studying AAT Level 4.
This level builds on the knowledge you gained in the Level 3 Diploma. You will cover higher accounting tasks including drafting financial statements, managing budgets, and evaluating financial performance. There are also optional specialist units including business tax, personal tax, auditing, credit management, and cash and financial management. After qualifying you can work in accounting roles or progress onto studying chartered accountancy.
To progress comfortably on this course, you’ll need to have good accounting knowledge and be able to perform all the financial and management accounting tasks which are tested on the AAT Level 3 course. Plus you’ll need a good standard of English literacy and basic Maths skills. We recommend you register with AAT before starting this course. This will give you your AAT student number, which enables you to enter for assessments.
By the end of this course, you’ll be able to apply complex accounting principles, concepts, and rules to prepare the financial statements of a limited company. You’ll also learn management accounting techniques to aid decision making and control, prepare and monitor budgets, and measure performance.
This level consists of compulsory and optional units:
The Level 4 course is assessed by unit assessments.
The Level 4 course is assessed by unit assessments. A unit assessment only tests knowledge and skills taught in that unit. At Level 4 they are:
Assessment results will be available in your MyAAT account when they are released.
To be awarded the AAT Level 4 Diploma in Accounting qualification you must achieve at least a 70% competency level in each unit assessment.
You can resit an assessment to improve your grade. Results from the assessment with the highest marks will be used to calculate your final grade. There are no resit restrictions or employer engagement requirements for any fee paying student on any of our AAT courses.
You can search for your nearest venue via the AAT website launch.
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After you’ve passed this level, you can work in a variety of jobs including forensic accountant, tax manager, accountancy consultant, or finance analyst, earning salaries of up to £37,000 as you advance and gain experience.
AAT full members (MAAT) and fellow members (FMAAT) are eligible for exemptions that allow you to take the fast track route to chartered accountant status. You can stay with the same training provider. Eagle offers affordable courses approved by the ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) to which you can subscribe.
You are required to become a member of the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) launch to fulfil 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.
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 take a break anytime.
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