AAT Level 2 Certificate & Level 3 Diploma in Accounting (Advanced)

This AAT course will offer you an accredited route into accountancy, allowing you to quickly advance your accounting career. The AAT level 2 & 3 online courses will guide you through basic accounting and accounting principles before immediately moving on to more advanced topics.

As the UK’s No.1 Provider for AAT qualifications, we ensure that this course will equip you with the skills and knowledge so that you can gain more responsibility in your current or new role.

We work hard to create courses which will advance your career whilst being a great study option for you to learn around your work and lifestyle commitments. Also, through AVADO’s pass guarantee, if you don’t pass your exams the first time, you will get access to the online campus and dedicated tutor support for a re-sit, for free.

Who is it for

This course is perfect for individuals who are looking for an accredited route into accountancy if you have little or no experience. If you are a beginner who is looking to quickly advanced your accounting career, then the AAT Level 2 and Level 3 will give you and advanced understanding of accounting you need to excel in your career.

Also, this qualification will also make you eligible for AAT Bookkeeper (AATQB) status, which will allow you to pursue a career as a freelance bookkeeper. 


This course will give you a strong foundation of basic accounting skills before building on it with more advanced and specialist areas.

Our courses are very flexible – due to our courses being 100% online, you can study throughout award-winning virtual online platform whenever and wherever you like, meaning you don’t have to make any huge work and lifestyle changes.

The course covers a total of eleven units: five from level 2 and six from level 3.

Level 2 units:

  1. Bookkeeping Transactions
  2. Bookkeeping Controls
  3. Elements of costing
  4. Using accounting software
  5. Working effectively in finance

Level 3 units:

  1. Advanced Bookkeeping
  2. Final Accounts Preparation
  3. Indirect Tax
  4. Management Accounting: Costing
  5. Ethics for Accountants
  6. Spreadsheets for accounting

Student Support:

Upon enrolment you will be supported by a personal AAT tutor, as well as being taught by AAT experts and accounting professionals. Your personal tutor will be on hand to help navigate around the platform and any doubts about distance learning at ease.

What is included:

  • FREE Xero cloud-based accounting certification
  • Free AAT bookkeeping subscription, worth £43
  • Fully downloadable books and course materials
  • Free TOTUM card, the #1 student discount card

Financial Options

Study for as little as £77.17 a month, interest free*

Choose from a range of flexible payment plans to fit your financial situation.

We are also offering interest free financed plans, so you can split the cost of your course over monthly payments, which means funding your course is easy and affordable.

About the AAT

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) is the leading awarding body for skills based accounting qualifications, awarding 90% of all vocational qualifications in finance and accounting. These qualifications are universally respected and internationally recognised making you highly attractive to employers.

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To enrol on this course, we recommend that:

  • You must be over the age of 18 or have a third-party payee for any financial agreement
  • You must have a solid grasp of the English language (IELTS 5.5 or equivalent if English is not your first language)
  • You must be able to attend all exams at an AAT Approved centre. Students outside the UK will incur an additional cost for international postage of textbooks

Career Path

Your career opportunities don’t need to end here – upon completion you'll be able to progress on to the AAT Advanced and Professional Certificates in Accounting allowing you become an AAT Full Member (MAAT).

Upon completion of the course you will have accumulated the knowledge and skills to become a fully–qualified Bookkeeper, Senior Ledger Clerk, or Accounts Manager.

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