AAT Level 4 Accountancy Courses

AAT Level 4 Diploma in Accountancy



The aim of this qualification is to enhance the skills developed in the intermediate level. You’ll look at financial team leader skills, including financial statements for limited companies, complex management skills and specialist learning areas.

Upon completion, you will automatically become an AAT affiliate member and with relevant work experience will qualify for AAT full membership.

Who it's for

The advanced level will suit you if:

You’ve completed the intermediate accounting level and would like to build your skills
You’re already working in finance and you’d like a formal recognition of your skills
You would like to go onto be an AAT full member or study for chartered status
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How long you'll study

AAT qualifications offer a flexible way to study, so you can study full-time, part-time, from home or online.

You will spend about a year on each level, but depending on your study method or course timetable it may be as little as six months.


How much it will cost

CMS are able to offer funding for this training in the form of:

  • Apprenticeships
  • Interest Free Installments
  • For more information call CMS on 01924 470 477

How can I purchase:

This course can be purchased at an all inclusive price of £2,500.

*price does not include AAT student membership or any assessment fees.

Over the phone - call 01924 470 477 for more information.

Purchases can be made in full or by paying a deposit of £150 and using one of our interest-free payment plans.


What you will learn

The advanced level consists of the four mandatory units listed below, and two specialist units (from a choice of five):
Financial statements

Understanding the regulatory framework underpinning financial reporting
Understanding key features of published financial statements
Drafting a limited company’s statutory financial statements
Drafting consolidated financial statements
Interpreting financial statements using ratio analysis.

Financial performance

Internal control and accounting systems

Specialist units

Possible jobs after completing this qualification

Accounts Payable and Expenses Supervisor
Assistant Financial Accountant
Commercial Analyst
Cost Accountant
Fixed Asset Accountant
Indirect Tax Manager
Payments and Billing Manager
Payroll Manager
Senior Bookkeeper
Senior Finance Officer
Senior Fund Accountant
Senior Insolvency Administrator
Tax Supervisor
VAT Accountant
Potential salary
After completing AAT Level 4 Diploma in Accounting (Level 8 in Scotland), your typical salary range will be between £12,600 to £26,000.

This salary range is taken from AAT’s 2013 Salary Survey for people working full-time. The range represents the middle 75% at this level of the qualification.


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