AAT Certificate in Bookkeeping Level 3 (online and on campus)

AAT Certificate in Bookkeeping Level 3 (online and on campus)

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Brockenhurst College - Main Site

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Course introduction

This course will lead to a mid-level bookkeeping qualification and is aimed at anyone looking to advance their existing knowledge of accounting. The programme covers a range of complex bookkeeping tasks. As a learner you will learn and master financial processes, including various bookkeeping principles and concepts.

You will study online thanks to award-winning video lessons that will be available on demand. This means you can choose when and where you want to study.

Online lessons will last for around 45 minutes and will be accompanied by animations and motion graphics to bring concepts to life. Practice questions, downloadable lesson materials and interactive case studies will also help enhance your learning experience.

When you attend campus (weekly) you will benefit from classes with your college tutor. Your tutor will review what you have learned during your online lessons and will then provide guidance to support your progress ahead of your assessments. Meanwhile, regular discussions with classmates will help reinforce key points and provide you with valuable extra support and motivation.

Information & support

We have partnered with Mindful Education to provide this flexible combination of online and on campus learning. You can find out more about Mindful Learning at www.mindful-education.co.uk



This course will last for 20 weeks.

There is a tuition fee of £1,512.00 in addition to a £91.00 AAT registration and membership fee.

Your course could be fully funded if you are aged 19 – 23 and do not already hold a Level 3 qualification, unemployed and in receipt of benefits, or earning less than £25,000.00 annual gross salary.

You may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan if you are aged 19+.

For further information, please visit https://www.gov.uk/advanced-learner-loan

Learners should expect to spend around 5-6 hours studying independently online each week.

Minimum entry requirements

Achievement of an AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping will be an advantage.

You must have a sound knowledge of bookkeeping principles to undertake the AAT Level 3 programme.

You will be assessed to ensure your level of English meets the requirements of the course.

Course structure

  1. Financial Accounting: Preparing Financial Statements
  2. Tax Processes for Businesses

Please note that you will be required to attend campus once a week (5:30pm – 8:30pm)

What can I do with this qualification?

Following successful completion of this course, you may wish to go on and complete the full AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting. If you choose to continue your studies in this way, your achievements in this Bookkeeping qualification will be carried over.

This internationally recognised qualification will qualify you for roles including finance officer, assistant accountant and bookkeeper. You will also be eligible for AAT Bookkeeper (AATQB) status, giving you the option to work as a freelance bookkeeper.

Dates & Locations






LocationBrockenhurst College - Main Site

Date & time 17/09/2024 to 04/03/2025

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