Accounting AAT Level 4 Professional Diploma

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Accounting AAT Level 4 Professional Diploma: This level 4 covers higher level accounting tasks, including drafting financial statements, managing budgets and evaluating financial performance. You need to take all four mandatory papers and then choose two of the four optional ones which allow you to specialise in areas from tax to auditing and credit control. Level 4 is perfect if you have progressed through Levels 2 and 3 On successful completion of this level you will be awarded the AAT Accounting Qualification. With proof of one years past relevant work experience you will be able to apply to become a full member of AAT and use the letters MAAT after your name. The mandatory units are: Management Accounting: Budgeting This unit explores the use of budgeting for planning, coordinating and authorising the activities of an organisation and for controlling costs. The unit provides skills and knowledge to improve the performance of an organisation by setting targets, constructing achievable plans and monitoring results. Management Accounting: Decision and Control This unit covers management accounting principles and concepts and will develop understanding of the nature and importance of different concepts such as cost behaviour, cost analysis, standard costing and contribution theory. You will know when each technique should be used to aid the planning and decision making of an organisation and the subsequent analysis for control purposes. Financial Statements of Limited Companies This unit focuses on drafting, analysis and interpretation of financial statements of limited companies. This builds on the Foundation and Advanced levels, where the emphasis of the financial accounting units is on identifying and recording transactions in accounts and ledgers following the principles of double-entry bookkeeping, and drafting the financial statements of unincorporated organisations from the accounts and records prepared. Accounting Systems and Controls. This unit aims to enable students to demonstra

Additional entry requirements

You must have completed the AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting You will also need to complete a literacy and numeracy screening assessment if you have not achieved GCSE mathematics and English at grade C or equivalent. You must be able to use Word and Excel

Awarding body

Association of Accounting Technicians

Course reference: B00516192102 (use this when contacting provider)

Course info
Start Date: Sat 28th September 2019


Richmond, TW9 2RE


9:30am - 5:00pm


45 weeks




Professional or Industry specific qualification


BeginnerIntermediate Advanced

From: £2,573

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by Neville - October 2017

Started career as cartoonist Eagle Girl Robin and drawing live telling stories BBC/ITV childrens progs. before becoming music entertainment staff producer. So it was with trepidation started once more with Life classes at RACC.very rusty seeing all the faults. however tutor is marvellous very accomodating allowing freedom introducing different approaches showing various artist's style etc. and easy with everyone giving simple help and advice. Continuing and also going to try the Portraiture class. Richmond College is excellent.

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