Entry Requirements

Full achievement of AAT Level 2 or equivalent accounting knowledge. An interview is required and candidates may be asked to take entrance tests in numeracy, literacy and accounting.

Who is the course for

Accountancy staff who wish to gain a professional qualification and students progressing from Level 2

Course Content

The course is made up of the following units:

  • Advanced Bookkeeping
  • Prepare final Accounts for sole Traders & Partnerships
  • Management Accounting: Costing
  • Indirect Tax
  • Spreadsheet Software - exam under one unit synoptic
  • Professional Ethics - exam under one unit synoptic

Study Methods

The emphasis is on practical, work- based situations, with the aim of improving students’ theoretical understanding of bookkeeping and accountancy.

In addition to College attendance, students must be prepared to commit at least five hours per week.

How is the course assessed

There is a computer based exam for each of the six units. Previous completion of similar units could be accredited.

Where next - Further Studies

Successful students can apply to move on to the Level 4.

Where next - Job Opportunities

Finance Officer

More Information

Please note: Fees charged do not include AAT membership fee or books. Once enrolled, you will be required to register with AAT and pay the student membership fee directly to AAT. We will let you know which books you will need for your course and where you can buy them from.

For more information, please contact Sheila McCarthy on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Last updated: 07 June 2019

How to Apply

To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

  • Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
  • Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to: Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Enquire here for future course dates