AAT Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting (SCQF8)

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AAT Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting (SCQF8)

The AAT Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting offers technical training in accounting and is ideal for anyone wishing to pursue or progress their career in accountancy and or finance.

The purpose of the AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting is to enhance the skills developed from the AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting, enabling students to maximise opportunities in their current or new employment. By studying for this qualification, students will acquire professional accountancy and finance skills that will be useful throughout their careers.

Our Accounting qualifications are delivered using Kaplan textbook learning which also includes online resources and mock exams. We also have tutor support available.

Students in remote areas will be able to take their exams in a centre closer to their place of employment.

What will I Learn?

Learning Content
This qualification comprises four mandatory units and two specialist units selected from a choice of five options
(420 guided learning hours in total).

The mandatory units are:
• Management Accounting: Budgeting
• Management Accounting: Decision and Control
• Financial Statements of Limited Companies
• Accounting Systems and Controls

The optional units are:
• Business Tax
• Personal Tax
• External Auditing
• Cash and Treasury Management
• Credit Management


There are 6 units in this qualification. Each one will follow the same pattern:

1. You will be given a workbook to help you prepare for assessment. You will also have online access to a range of resources and to your accounts tutor.

2. You will have access to mock assessments

3. You will attend a formal assessment at an AAT Assessment Centre*
*costs include assessments at our Invergordon Training Suite. Should you require a different location there may be a small admin charge.


Becoming an AAT student member is essential to:
• study AAT qualifications
• sit AAT assessments
• access AAT resources that support successful study and career progression.
AAT student membership fees are charged annually, and a one-off admission fee applies. Registering early will avoid delays in assessment.

Cost: £2200 + Vat


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