The AAT Accounting Level 3 (Day) qualification will allow you to pursue a career in finance and accounting.
You may have completed the Foundation Certificate in Accounting, be currently working in the financial sector or looking to re-train and develop your accounting skills.
This course will introduce you to more complex accounting tasks such as maintaining cost accounting records and the preparation of reports and returns.
AAT qualifications are internationally recognised and offer assurance to employers that you have the specialist skills they are looking for.
The Accounting and Finance sector plays a critical role in the global economy by providing essential financial management services to businesses, organisations and individuals.
The sector encompasses a wide range of activities, including financial planning, analysis, reporting, auditing, taxation, and risk management. It serves as the backbone of decision-making processes and ensures the efficient allocation and utilisation of financial resources.
The UK's financial services industry has faced many challenges over the past few years, but it has met them head on. Accountants, and the accounting functions, are the backbone of any business and, as such, roles in finance are applicable to every industry.
The entry requirements for this course are:
- Level 2 Certificate in Accounting (Distinction or Merit), or working in an accounting environment
- All students will be required to register/renew as a member of the AAT
- Interview and assessment
What will I study?
This course consists of the following modules:
- Business awareness
- Financial accounting: Preparing financial statements
- Management accounting techniques
- Tax process for businesses
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed via:
- AAT certified computer-based assessments
Our Student Common Room is a great place to unwind and relax during your breaks. It features pool tables, table tennis, a gaming corner and lots of comfy sofas so you can refresh before your next lesson.
Themed events are held in the Common Room so you can get the best experience of being a Waltham Forest College student.
You will be offered opportunities to actively engage and take part in experiential events to improve your personal development.
This course will lead to:
- Employment in the Accounting and Finance Sector
- AAT Professional Level (level 4) to continue to develop your skills or apply to go to university
Waltham Forest College is a vibrant and aspirational college and will support you to reach your career aspirations. Last year 96% of learners progressed onto a positive destination either to higher levels of study, employment, or an Apprenticeship.