Further expand or develop a new understanding of accounting with an AAT accounting qualification. This AAT qualification is ideal for both individuals looking to gain or develop their knowledge, or employers looking for financial accounting training for their staff.

Our AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting Level 4 qualification establishes knowledge in accounting, and explores vital skills required when working as a finance professional, including managing budgets, making decisions and controlling accounts. Upon completion of this online AAT course, participants will be a fully qualified accountant and will be able to continue their journey to chartered accountancy.

Who is suitable?

This course is suited to learners who have ideally completed the Level 3 advanced diploma in Accounting or learners who are already working within finance at a professional level. If you are starting on your career path with AAT, we suggest you begin with the Level 2 Certificate before progressing further qualifications. The AAT Skillcheck can help guide you on which qualification you should start with. We can guide you through all three layers of AAT, taking you through all three qualifications.

What will you learn?

The course is split into 3 mandatory units and 2 optional ones.

Mandatory units

Unit 1: Applied Management Accounting

Unit 2: Drafting and Interpreting Financial Statements

Unit 3: Internal Accounting Systems and Controls

Optional units – learners will need to do two of these units*

  • Business Tax
  • Personal tax
  • Audit and Assurance
  • Cash and Financial Management
  • Credit and Debt Management

On completion of each of the individual units, there will be a computer-based test at a local centre of your choice.


  • Fully online course
  • Study from anywhere, at any time
  • Gain an accredited level 4 qualification
  • Internationally recognised
  • Access to an award-winning e-learning platform
  • Unlimited support from qualified tutors
  • Receive a SAGE 50 certificate upon completion
  • Official AAT provider delivering approved AAT courses
  • Progression opportunities to become a chartered and certified accountant
  • No hidden costs

Due to the AAT syllabus change in September 2022 please read these changes. Click here