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Business and Management

AAT: Certificate in Bookkeeping Level 3 (Part-time)

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

The course will commence Thursday 14 September 2023 for one year. Classes run 9.30am - 12.30pm.

Entry requirements

AAT  Certificate in Bookkeeping Level 2 or Accounting Level 2

You will achieve

AAT Certificate in Bookkeeping (Level 3)

Course overview

This qualification develops your existing skills and knowledge to an advanced level, either to gain employment or as a route to Qualified Bookkeeper status (AATQB). It is an ideal qualification to achieve to be able to progress to higher level accounting qualifications.

Students who excel in this qualification will be given the opportunity to do the extra modules to gain the AAT  Certificate in Accounting Level 3 qualification.


Course content

You will study the following modules:

  • Financial Accounting: Preparing Financial Statements
  • Tax Processes for Businesses

You will be assessed by a computerised based examination after the completion of each unit.

You will need to provide your own calculator, writing materials, and text books.

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
S70 2AX

Students may be given the opportunity to study the level 3 AAT qualification. This course forms an ideal foundation for Employment and further study.

How much does the course cost?

Course fees: £1,265 You will also need to register with AAT. Registration fees are  payable directly to AAT and this will give you access to study support resources for the qualifications lifetime . AAT membership fee information can be found via the AAT website: https://www.aat.org.uk/registration/register-with-aat.

19+ Students

Aged 19 or over and thinking about further education?

You may be eligible for free or reduced course fees . Please refer to our page ‘paying for your course.’

Extra information

This course may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan. Contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email info@barnsley.ac.uk. about eligibility and how to apply. You can also visit the Advanced Learner Loan page.



For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email info@barnsley.ac.uk

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

AAT: Certificate in Bookkeeping Level 3 (Part-time)

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