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AAT Bookkeeping Certificate Level 3

Level 3 - Advanced

AAT Bookkeeping Certificate Level 3

Interested in a career in accounting and finance? Considering a job within an accounting practice, within a finance department, payroll. Management decision making or performance management?  Looking for a qualification that will give you the edge in the competitive job market of today?  At BMet we offer various accounting courses on a part time and full-time basis.

The Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping develops complex skills and knowledge necessary to work in a bookkeeping role or to progress to higher level accountancy roles or study. Students completing this qualification will become competent in financial processes including accounting principles and concepts, advanced bookkeeping and preparing financial statements. They will also be introduced to business issues regarding payroll and value added tax (VAT). 


Financial Accounting: Preparing Financial Statements

This unit provides students with the skills required to produce statements of profit or loss and statements for financial position for sole traders and partnerships, using a trial balance.  Students will gain the double-entry bookkeeping skills needed to record financial transactions into an organisation’s accounts using a manual bookkeeping system.


Tax Processes for Business

This unit explores tax processes that influence the daily operations of businesses and is designed to develop students’ skills in understanding, preparing and submitting Value Added Tax (VAT) returns to HM Revenue & Customs.  The unit provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to keep businesses, employers, and clients compliant with laws and practices that apply to VAT and payroll. 


Study Method: 

Online, you will study award-winning video lessons, which are available on demand, and can be viewed from your phone, tablet or computer – meaning you can choose how, when and where you want to study.

On campus, you benefit from regular classes with a college tutor – without having to commit to attending multiple evenings each week. Your tutor will review what you have learnt during your online lessons and will be on hand to provide guidance on progress and assessment.

Level 3 Accounting courses are fully funded for eligible learners (those without a full Level 3 qualification).