The purpose of this course is to enhance the skills developed from the AAT Diploma in Accounting, enabling students to maximise opportunities in their current or new employment. By studying for this qualification, students will acquire professional accountancy and finance skills that will be useful throughout their careers, including:
The course covers high-level accounting and finance topics and tasks. Students will look at and become comfortable with a wide range of financial management skills and applications, and gain competencies in drafting financial statements for limited companies, recommending accounting systems strategy and constructing and presenting complex management accounting reports. Students will also learn about specialist areas such as tax, auditing, credit and debit management and cash and financial management.
The AAT will require all students to register with the professional body. Restrictions to membership may apply. More information is available at www.aat.org.uk.
Course fees applicable which cover tuition and initial exam sitting - price available on request.
This qualification comprises three mandatory units and two specialist units selected from a choice of five options.
The mandatory units are:
The optional units are:
With regard to the five optional units above, Coleg Sir Gar currently offers tuition in Personal Tax and Audit and Assurance.
Once qualified, students automatically become AAT affiliate members and, with relevant work experience, will qualify for full AAT membership, which will allow them to use the designatory letters MAAT after their name.
The qualification can lead to a variety of well-paid accountancy and finance jobs, some of which include:
The AAT Diploma in Professional Accounting qualification will suit those who:
AAT does not set any prerequisites for the study of the AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting. However, for the best chance of success, we recommend that students begin their studies with a good standard of English and maths. If students do have any other relevant school or college qualifications, a degree or some accounting experience, these will be of immense benefit. They may in certain circumstances entitle students to claim exemptions.
Coleg Sir Gar is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales No. 08539630 and is a registered charity No. 1152522.
The registered office is at The Graig Campus, Sandy Road, Pwll, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, SA15 4DN