Course Overview

The Level 4 Diploma in Professional Accounting offers technical training in accounting and is ideal for anyone wishing to pursue or progress their career in accountancy or finance. The purpose of the Level 4 Diploma in Professional Accounting is to enhance your skills developed from the Level 3 Diploma in Accounting, enabling you to maximise opportunities in your current or new employment. By studying for this qualification, students will acquire professional accountancy and finance skills that will be useful throughout their careers, including:

  • drafting financial statements for limited companies
  • having the knowledge and skills to use complex management accounting techniques
  • the ability to analyse accounting systems and their associated controls
  • having knowledge and skills in specialist accountancy and finance subjects

The Level 4 Diploma in Professional Accounting qualification will suit those who would like to go on to become an AAT full member and/or study for chartered accountant status or would like to start their own business through the AAT licensed members scheme.

Tutor interview required prior to enrolment onto the course. If you are aged 19 and over you may have options to help fund your studies with us. The funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances, and could mean you are entitled to free or reduced course fees.

You may also be entitled to support with travel, childcare and equipment. To find out exactly what you could receive, contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380 123 for a free, impartial appointment, with no commitment necessary.

You have the option to study at either the Paignton or Torquay South Devon College campuses.

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Successful completion can lead to full membership of the AAT and the right to use the appropriate designatory letters.

Course Details

Key Information

Course Code
Mode of Study
Level 4
Awarded by
South Devon College
36 weeks
Location of Delivery
Paignton or Torquay
Academic Year
11th January 2024 - January 2025 (Torquay), 1st May 2024 - May 2025 (Paignton), September 2024 - September 2025, January 2025 - January 2026 (Paignton), May 2025 - May 2026

£2400 plus CAF fee of £120

For tuition fees for part-time courses commencing in September 2024, please contact the team on [email protected].

(Please note, some fees may differ depending on programme)

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