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If you’re heading towards the end of your AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting (Level 3) course and want to weigh up the possibility of going into full-time employment against further study (such as continuing onto Level 4), this article is here to help guide you.

Once you have completed the AAT Level 3 course you will be comfortable with more complex accounting disciplines such as financial processes, advanced bookkeeping, final accounts and ethical practices for accountants. Having the knowhow in these areas opens you up to a whole new level of accounting roles.

Jobs at Level 3 Standard

Employers recognise AAT qualifications as both practical and technical qualifications that will prepare you for the world of work. You will be able to apply for roles such as:

  • Accounts Assistant
  • Accounts Payable and Expenses Supervisor
  • Accounts Payable Clark
  • Assistant Accountant
  • Audit Trainee
  • Bookkeeper
  • Credit Controller
  • Finance Assistant
  • Payroll Administrator
  • Payroll Supervisor
  • Practice Bookkeeper
  • Tax Assistant

The average salary for job roles at AAT Level 3 is £18,797 (2017 AAT Salary and Career Survey).

So now you know the jobs you will be able to apply for after completing Level 3, it may be worth looking into the jobs you will be eligible for after completing the next course up – the AAT Professional Diploma (Level 4). Knowing this information will help you decide whether it’s worth continuing your studies or whether you’re already qualified for your dream role.

If you’d like to discuss your next steps, contact Aspiring Accountants today.

Find out about Jobs at Level 4.

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