Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping

How long will the qualification take?

This qualification will take around six months to complete.

What you'll learn

Aimed at experienced bookkeepers, this qualification covers areas such as double entry bookkeeping, financial statements, intermediate spreadsheets and software use.

For full details of what you’ll learn read the qualification specification.

Achieve professional AAT Bookkeeper status 
If you successfully complete this qualification, you can apply for AAT associate bookkeeping membership and achieve professional AAT Bookkeeper status (AATQB)

Syllabus

  • Advanced Bookkeeping
  • Final Accounts Preparation
  • Indirect Tax

For a closer look at the syllabus read the AAT course prospectus.

What jobs can you do with this qualification?

AAT Qualifications are recognised by employers as practical and technical qualifications that prepare students for the world of work and for working specifically in accountancy and finance roles. Find out more about where AAT can take you in your career.

The Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping can lead to employment as:

  • Professional Bookkeeper
  • Senior Bookkeeper
  • Accounts Manager
  • Ledger Manager

Cost

Training provider fees £150-£800

Paid to training provider. These fees vary widely depending on:

  • Classroom-based or distance learning
  • Amount of study materials and support provided
Assessment fees £70-£80 per assessment

Paid to your training provider or AAT Approved assessment venue. These fees will vary depending on the training provider or assessment venue. Check whether these are included in your overall training provider fees.

AAT fees

£43

Paid to AAT. 

Funding

Check the funding options available.

Details

Level Level 3
A Level/AS Level (grades A-E)
Total credits 28
Guided learning hours 210

What next?

The bookkeeping skills developed by studying this qualification will enable you to seek employment with confidence, and/or to progress to the next level of learning.

 

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