Level 4

AAT Accounting - Personal Tax

Duration

16 weeks
17 weeks

Location

Rush Green

Starting

Sep 2020

Audience

Adult 19+
Higher Education

This qualification picks up where the foundation and advanced levels left off. It focuses on drafting, analysing and interpreting financial statements.

This course unit (and the others at Level 4) could be for you if:

  • You've successfully completed the Level 3 Diploma in Accounting
  • You're progressing in your finance/accounting career and want to back up your knowledge with a recognised qualification
  • You're looking for an alternative to university
  • You employ accounts staff and want to improve their skills

Specifically, you'll learn about:

  • Analysing the theories, principles and rules that underpin taxation systems
  • Calculating a UK taxpayer’s total income
  • Calculating income tax and National Insurance (NI) contributions payable by a UK taxpayer
  • Accounting for capital gains tax

Discussing the basics of inheritance tax

You will complete online assessments.

You'll need to have completed the AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting at Level 3 to study on this programme.

Tutors are qualified accountants with years of experience in industry and in delivering AAT qualification courses.

Work experience can help develop your skills and improve your job prospects for the future.

We'll support students looking for placements.

Successful completion of the full AAT Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting gives you options!

You can move into employment in fields such as Forensic Accounting or Corporate Finance, or specialise in taxation or insolvency.

If you want to continue your studies, you may be able to jump onto the 2nd year of accounting degree programmes of some Universities.

Whatever you choose, you can apply for full AAT membership. This will boost your employment opportunities.

You could also progress to study for Chartered and Certified Accountancy qualifications such as ACCA, CIMA or ICAEW.

Where it can lead to

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.