Book-Keeping Transactions and Controls Part 1
You will cover the double entry system, the basics of VAT, checking invoices for accuracy, day books, general ledger, purchase ledger and sales ledger, prompt payment discount, petty cash books, balancing ledger accounts and many other aspects of manual book-keeping.
Book-Keeping Transactions and Controls Part 2
This course will help you learn the processes and methods involved in intermediate manual book-keeping. You will cover cash and bank reconciliations, balancing ledger accounts, using the journal, credit control, bad debt, payroll, VAT schemes, error correction, control accounts and many other aspects of manual book-keeping.
Sage 50 Accounts
Convert your manual book-keeping skills to computerised accounts using the most popular software.
Elements of Costing
Learn about the cost recording system within an organisation; using cost recording techniques; learn how to provide information on actual and budgeted costs and income.
Work Effectively in Finance
Learn the finance function within an organisation; use personal skills development in finance; produce work effectively; learn about corporate responsibility, ethics and sustainability within organisations.
Learn how to apply the principles of advanced double-entry book-keeping; implement procedures for the acquisition and disposal of non-current assets, prepare and record depreciation calculations; record period end adjustments; produce and extend the trial balance.
Final Accounts Preparation
Distinguish between the financial recording and report requirements of different types of organisation; explain the need for final accounts and the accounting and ethical principles underlying their preparation; prepare accounting records from incomplete information; product accounts for sole traders and partnerships; recognise the key differences between preparing accounts for a limited company and a sole trader.
Management Accounting: Costing
Understand the purpose and use of management accounting within an organisation; apply techniques required for dealing with costs; apportion costs according to organisational requirements; analyse and review deviations from budget and report these to management; apply management accounting techniques to support decision making.
Understand and apply VAT legislation requirements; accurately complete VAT returns and submit them in a timely manner; understand the implications for the business of errors, omissions and late filing and payment; report VAT-related information within the organisation in accordance with regulatory and organisational requirement.
Ethics for Accountants
Understand the need to act ethically; understand the relevance to the accountant’s work of the ethical code for professional accountants; recognise how to act ethically in an accounting role; identify action to take in relation to unethical behaviour or illegal acts.
With this Diploma you’ll also be given your own access to MyAAT. This is a comprehensive and valuable online student resource that all AAT students are provided with to assist their studies and helps prepare you for the qualification examinations.