If you’re looking to take the next step in your bookkeeping career, our Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping will equip you with the advanced skills you need to widen your client base or become invaluable to your employer. Aimed at experienced bookkeepers, the course will cover areas such as double-entry bookkeeping, financial statements, intermediate spreadsheets, software use and professional ethics.
This qualification will pave the way for you to apply for AAT Bookkeeping membership, entitling you to use the letters AATQB. If you want to progress your studies further this qualification provides a good basis for progression onto the Advanced and Professional Diplomas in Accounting or the AAT Accounting Software qualifications.
Please note that in order to achieve the AAT qualification you will need to join the AAT as a student member. The following items are not included in your course fees:
AAT Membership: £48
Examination fees*: AAT Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping – Fees vary between approximately £60-£85 per exam
*Exam fees vary depending on the exam centre.
Advanced Bookkeeping (AVBK)
After completion of this unit, the student will have a good understanding of the accounting principles and concepts underlying all financial accounting. Having developed a fuller understanding of the accounting equation, they will understand the nature and importance of the different categories of account and how the books and records relate to each other.
Final Accounts Preparation (FAPR)
The student will develop accounting skills in restructuring accounting information from incomplete records and preparing financial statements for sole traders. The student will be able to use different techniques to restructure accounts to find missing information and understand the significance and limitations of the trial balance. They will become familiar with the statement of financial position and statement of profit or loss.
Indirect Tax (IDRX)
Understand VAT regulations. Complete VAT returns accurately and in a timely manner. Understand VAT penalties and make adjustments for previous errors. Communicate VAT information.
Upon successful completion of this course, students can go on to the AAT Level 2 Foundation Award in Accounting Software