AAT Level 4 Professional Diploma inAssociation of Accounting Technicians

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In a rapidly changing world one thing has remained constant; to prosper you need business, and where you have business you need accountants. All business, big or small, needs modern financial skills to develop and prosper. Investment in high quality training of accounting and book-keeping staff is an essential component of any business.

This course operates rolling start dates throughout the year. Contact our Admissions Team on 01509 618375 or by emailing info@loucoll.ac.uk to find out when the next start date will be.

Course Content

You will learn how to draft financial statements for limited companies, perform complex management accounting tasks and develop your own management skills.

You have the chance to focus your efforts on the areas of accounting most relevant to you. In addition to tuition fees, you will have to become a member of the AAT - fees apply.

You'll be assessed is two ways:

  • Computer based tests - marked automatically and a provisional result available immediately.
  • Computer based assessments - partially computer marked and partially human marked, results will be available within six weeks


At Loughborough College we have consistently gained above national averages in achievement rates. So if you are interested in a career in accounting come and join in our success.

The AAT offers courses that are highly practical and tailored to the needs of the workplace. Each accounting course is a separate qualification for which you receive a certificate. If you complete all stages then you can apply for full professional status, which would entitle you to put the letters MAAT after your name.

This course may be eligible for the new Advanced Learner Loan.

Entry Requirements

GCSE Grade C or above in Maths and English or equivalent (mature students may be exempt from this requirement).

Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting or equivalent.

Additional professional fees are payable

Progression Opportunities

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) are the world's largest professional body for qualified Accounting Technicians and people employed in a variety of accounting and financial roles.

It is also a popular route to qualified chartered status. In fact it is sponsored by the main chartered bodies (ICAEW; CIMA; ICAS; CIPFA) who work with AAT to ensure that the course meets the necessary standards and thus gains valuable exemptions from these chartered bodies.


Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the information contained on this website is correct, the College accepts no liability for any errors or omissions. Please note that details are subject to change without notice with regard to the provision of courses, course times and dates and the fees and charges levied.

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Key Facts

Mode of Attendance:

  • Part Time



Course Duration:

1 Year

Programme Costs:

  • Part Time (PT):
  • UK / EU Residents: £2,573
  • Non EU: £2,573

Please contact the HE Student Registry for more information.

College Course Code:

  • 20/21BRK6211
Please contact us for more information about start dates for this course.

Awarding Body:

Association of Accounting Technicians

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