AAT Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping

What is special about this course?

This course is aimed at experienced bookkeepers, this qualification covers areas such as double entry bookkeeping, financial statements, intermediate spreadsheets and software use.

Entry requirements

  • English at National Level 5
  • Maths at National Level 4
  • Strong interest in Accounting and Finance

Potential applicants unable to produce evidence of these qualifications will be asked to undertake a skills profile test.

  • Advanced Bookkeeping
  • Final Accounts Preparation
  • Indirect Tax


Students enrolled on this course will be required to have reliable access to a computer, Wi-Fi and access to excel.

How will I study my course?

    This course is delivered online and students can choose to study full time or part-time depending on their own commitments. 

    How long will my course last?

    1 Academic Year

    Where can I study my course?

      • Thurso

    Start date



    For the latest information on fees please see our Tuition Fees information.

    Additional costs

    Please contact us for course costs

    What can I do on completion of my course?

    AAT Qualifications are recognised by employers as practical and technical qualifications that prepare students for the world of work and for working specifically in accountancy and finance roles.

    The Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping can lead to employment as:

    Professional Bookkeeper
    Senior Bookkeeper
    Accounts Manager
    Ledger Manager

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