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Course Overview

The AAT Level 4 course will start in September and will run until July.

The courses are run at The Hub on either a Thursday daytime 09:15 to 16:15 or two evenings a week on Tuesday and Thursday evening 18:00 to 21:00.

On completion of the course you should be able to get a job as a Finance Manager, Purchase or Sales ledger clerk, or a bookkeeper.

There are NO remissions available for the course. For full details of the costs please ring Linda Scott on 01302 553553 ext 2849 in the Learner Services Department at the Hub.

The full costs for the course they are as follows: Students aged 19+ – £2,573

The course fees will include your membership to AAT, all materials for the course and all exam fees for 1 sitting only, (should you not pass any of the exams then the resit costs would have to be paid for by yourself). This does not include books. It is suggested that you should buy books, but it is not mandatory.

There are many ways to pay for the course and this could be done as follows:

  • You could get your employer to pay for the course, the college would require a letter from them on company letter headed paper. Just present this to Student Services when you enrol.
  • You could pay by Direct Debit
  • You could if you are over 19 apply for a 19+ loan, the details of all would be sent to you on receipt of your application.
  • You could do an apprenticeship. You have to be working for 35 hours a week in an accounting role, petty cash, purchase/sales ledger etc. For more details contact workforce development 01302 553553
Level 4
1 year part-time
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Course Fees
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Units and Structure

During this course you will take 6 exams and one project in the following subjects:

  • Financial Statements (Financial Accounting)
  • Personal Tax
  • Budgeting (Management Accounting)
  • Financial Performance (Management Accounting)
  • Credit Control
  • Synoptic Assessment


Entry Requirements

You'll need to have:

Previous high level accountancy or finance experience or relevant qualifications (AAT Level 3). An interview prior to enrolment is required.

For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

Tutors and Student Support

Mary McKee

Mary McKee

Course Leader

I started working for ASDA stores Ltd when I was 16; I progressed through the company and held a number of managerial positions. In 2006 I decided to I wanted a change of career and I decided to study AAT at Doncaster College, I went on to gain my full qualification. I have worked in the accounting industry in a number of roles. In 2011 I came to teach at college on a part time basis delivering Computerised accounts.  Since then I have been teaching AAT levels 1 to 4. I have also gained my Certificate in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (CTLLS) and have completed my Certificate in Education with Hull University

Student Support and Facilities

As a student, you’ll have access to a wide range of facilities, services and support, including:

  • Step outside the classroom  and access our state of the art facilities as well as 3 huge Learning Resource Centres with thousands of resources to use
  • With hands-on experience you’ll be prepared for employment with a competitive edge.
  • A dedicated impartial careers advice team to help you on your future path
  • Our wide range of courses means that we can offer the right paths to get you where you need to be
  • Our Hub campus is right in the heart of the town centre meaning you can find your way to us easily
  • Outstanding student support throughout your studies with us.

Progression and Employment

On completion of the course you will be well prepared for roles including Finance Manager, Purchase or Sales ledger Clerk, or a Bookkeeper.

Courses you can progress to

Further study in other areas. Browse all our courses.

Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme

We're proud to be able to offer Dual Career Accreditation via the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme. This is a Sport England funded partnership between athletes, education institutions, and national governing bodies of sport.

The Scheme helps athletes in education – aged 16-plus – to get the very best from their sporting and academic careers without having to choose between the two.

Click here to find out more about TASS

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Apply or Enquire

Want to know more or chat to us?

Have any further questions about this course? You can contact someone specifically about it by using the details below or filling in the enquiry form.

Mary McKee
01302 553899

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Want to apply for this course?

You'll need to have:

Previous high level accountancy or finance experience or relevant qualifications (AAT Level 3). An interview prior to enrolment is required.

For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

GCSE Grades are changing from 2017. Need to know more? Click here for information.

Application & Enrolment

To apply for this course, please complete our online application form or download a printable form.

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