Online Microcredential in Business & Management

AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting

Gain integral accounting skills and AAT training to land a job in the financial industry with this diploma from e-Careers.

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Elevate your accounting career with an immersive AAT diploma from e-Careers

In 2024, the demand for skilled financial and accounting professionals remains high, however knowing how to move upwards in the field can feel challenging if you don’t have the right technical expertise and credentials. 

How can you become a sought-after Financial Accountant, Finance Manager, Accounts Payable Expert or Payroll Officer? Join an e-Careers microcredential and become an indispensable asset in any corporate environment or feel confident and qualified to start your own practice as an AAT Bookkeeper offering 5 services, including VAT and bookkeeping. You would need to apply for the licence.

Throughout this microcredential, you’ll develop your accounting skills and gain the knowledge needed to excel in various financial roles. You’ll discover more about advanced double-entry bookkeeping, financial statement preparation, and how to handle taxation processes for business. 

Additionally, as e-Careers offers a fully supported approach to learning, you will not just have access to their innovative eLearning training platform, you’ll also benefit from their online hub, where you can join Live Online Sessions (including exam preparation and theory classes), request and access Tutor Support, view online Study Books to supplement your eLearning, and read Digital Study Resources (including Kaplan study books, workbooks, and Pocket Notes).

Build on your business management foundation 

The AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting builds on the skills and techniques presented in the Level 2 Certificate in Accounting to help you understand more complex accounting processes. 

You’ll start by refreshing your memory on what constitutes different businesses, from their structures and governances to legal frameworks. Before discussing ethics in financial practices, you’ll learn how to assess the environmental factors impacting businesses and their stakeholders to help you navigate organisational challenges and opportunities effectively.

Grasp essential financial accounting concepts, from advanced double-entry bookkeeping, to preparing financial statements

Accountants across many, if not all sectors are required to utilise financial accounting techniques. This microcredential will help you grasp crucial tools to effectively record, summarise, and report financial transactions and information.

You’ll learn how to prepare financial statements for internal and external stakeholders, including profit and loss statements and statements of financial position. Gain proficiency in advanced double-entry bookkeeping to accurately record financial transactions and ensure the integrity of financial data. 

By the end of this microcredential, you’ll also be able to keep businesses, employers and clients compliant with laws and practices that apply to VAT and payroll by learning more about taxation processes.

Master Management Accounting techniques

On this comprehensive microcredential, you’ll also learn more about management accounting and how it can help you make informed decisions. After learning the principles of managerial accounting, you’ll delve into its specifics, including analysing spreadsheets, budgeting, and cost management.  

Become AAT Level 3 qualified with e-Careers’ award-winning eLearning model 

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) is the leading body for professional accountants. It’s widely recognised as setting the standard in accounting qualifications to equip individuals with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in the field of finance and accounting. 

AAT-certified professionals are highly sought after by employers across various industries, making it the preferred choice for those pursuing a career in accounting.

In completing this microcredential, you’ll become a part of a global community of like-minded professionals who apply AAT excellence to drive their organisation and career forward.

How will the skills I learn advance my career?

The skills you learn on this microcredential can be directly applied to real-world challenges and projects in finance and accounting. By the end of the course, you’ll be able to confidently apply your need-to-know skills to a variety of accounting-related situations, including auditing, financial statement preparation, managerial accounting, and business tax processes.

The AAT Level 3 Diploma in Professional Accounting will help you stand out against the competition, opening doors to diverse career opportunities, such as: 

  • Accounts payable clerk

  • Accounts/finance assistant

  • Bookkeeper

  • Payroll supervisor

  • Accounts/finance office

Additionally, you will be able to apply for AAT Qualified Bookkeeper (AATQB) status, an essential step to submitting final accounts for businesses.

How will I be assessed?

  • This microcredential consists of four mandatory examinations covering:

  • Business awareness

  • Financial accounting: preparing financial statements

  • Management accounting techniques

  • Tax processes for businesses

    To help you prepare for these assessments, e-Careers offers revision sessions through their live online classes, and practice tests on the units being assessed. 

    Please note that assessment fees are not included in the cost of the programme and AAT exams will be held at exam centres.

    What will I receive after completing this microcredential?

    Upon completion of this microcredential, you’ll receive your AAT Level 3 Diploma. In earning this qualification, you’ll be Qualified Bookkeeper (AATQB) status. Once you’ve earned your AATQB status, you’ll be able to use its designatory letters after your name.

What skills will you learn?

  • Financial accounting
  • Financial statement preparation
  • Auditing
  • Bookkeeping
  • Business tax
  • Cash flow management
  • Financial analysis

Are you eligible for this microcredential?

Are you eligible for this microcredential?

If you're not from an accounting background or haven’t completed the AAT Level 2 qualification in accounting and bookkeeping, it’s strongly advised you complete this before joining this microcredential.

Additionally, you must be at least 16 years old to join this microcredential. If you are not 16 years old, you’ll need to have consent from a parent or guardian.

This course is taught entirely in English, so it’s essential to have a strong understanding of the English language to be able to complete it successfully. It is also recommended you are comfortable with basic-level maths.

Is this microcredential right for you?

This microcredential is designed for anyone interested in gaining more technical expertise and skills in accounting or looking to land a job in the financial industry.

For anyone working to become a licensed bookkeeper, this microcredential may be particularly useful to you.

What you will receive

e-Careers’ industry-leading training platform offers a seamless eLearning experience developed to provide one of the best learning experiences for AAT training. This flexible microcredential offers you Unlimited tutor support, 100% online delivery method, Additional study books and digital resources, Innovative training platform, Community support and an ATT membership (MATT)

World-class learning with e-Careers

At e-Careers, we are committed to transforming the training industry through innovative solutions that fuel professional growth and boost the economy. We are proud to offer engaging, effective, accessible, and affordable programs that address the widening skill gap in our rapidly changing world.

    This microcredential is endorsed by AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians)

    AAT is the Association of Accounting Technicians, the world’s leading professional body for accounting technicians. And because the world is changing like never before, we never stand still.

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    Microcredentials are designed to fit around your life and timezone.

    There may be live events as part of your studies, but these will be recorded and can be watched afterwards if you aren’t online for the live broadcast.

    No, microcredentials are designed to be taken anywhere in the world. You won’t need the right to study in the country where the university offering themicrocredential is based.

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