Overview top

This course fits into the AAT framework as follows: AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting Accounts preparation (ACPR)  Prepare final accounts for sole traders and partnerships (FSTP)  Costs and revenues (CSTR)  Indirect tax (ITAX)  Professional Ethics (PETH) Spreadsheet software (SDST) The Level 3 course will start the first week in September.

Exam fees

Please note you may only pay exam fees online if you are a student of South Tyneside College and have approval from your lecturer. We do not accept external candidates.

Entry Requirements top

You need to have successfully completed AAT Level 2.

Assessment top

Students must complete all seven units to achieve the qualification.

Professional Opportunities top

Successful completion may enable progression to Level 4.

Further Information top

Apply for an AAT Bursary

You can apply for an AAT Bursary up to £5,000 per student if you are looking to study an AAT qualification. The bursary fees will cover the AAT Level(s) mentioned above and students are not expected to pay any of the bursary money back.


To be eligible to apply for a bursary, you must be:

  • 16 years old or over
  • a UK resident and wish to study here
  • able to demonstrate that you're in genuine financial need 

To apply or for more information please visit: www.aat.org.uk/bursary