Diploma in AAT Level 4


Introduction to this course

If you have successfully completed the Level 3 Diploma in Accounting and want to achieve a Technician-level Accounting qualification, this course is an excellent choice. It is suitable for people working at all levels of finance and allows you to gain practical accounting skills that can be used in the workplace. You will complete four modules covering Financial Statements, Financial Performance, Budgeting, Internal Control and Accounting Systems as well as two optional modules on Auditing and/or Taxation. The course is sponsored by three main accountancy bodies and is a nationally recognised qualification.



How to Apply?

You can find out more about applying here



Entry Requirements

You need to have successfully completed the AAT Diploma (Level 3) in Accounting.



Duration of this Course

This is a 30 week course.
2017/18 classes are every Thursday from 10am to 5pm starting from 21/09/2017.



Career Prospects

After successfully completing this course, you may like to take further qualifications, such as the Level 6 ACCA course, or undertake training one of the major professional bodies.



This is a nationally recognised qualification, prized by employers. Possible future job roles include Assistant Accounts Manager, Accountants and Financial/Costs Manager



How will I be assessed?

Most units are assessed through an examination on a computer. You need to achieve 70% to pass each unit.



Course content/units

You will complete five units:


  • Financial Statements of Limited Companies
  • Management Accounting: Budgeting
  • Management Accounting: Decision and Control
  • Business Tax
  • Personal Tax

  • You will be taught through lectures. You will be actively encouraged to join in and contribute with your own accounting knowledge and work experience.



    Expenses for this course

    Course Fees 2017/18: £1,145


    The following course-related costs are not included in the fees:

  • Textbooks and Exam fees £385
  • AAT joining fee and annual membership payable to AAT (see aat.org.uk for latest rates)

  • This is a maximum course cost. Please note that fees vary depending upon your personal circumstances and government funding. Additional membership and exam fees may also apply. First year cost only. Additional fees will apply for further years of the course. Please contact the Student & Customer Services Team on 01935 423921 for more information.


    AAT membership fees are payable direct to the awarding body. Please check the AAT website, http://www.aat.org.uk/membership, for the most up-to-date information.