Learners will study two qualifications.

  • AAT Level 3 Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping and
  • LIBF Level 3 Certificate in Financial Studies.

    Students enrolled on this course are required to complete both qualifications as part of their study programme

    For AAT, Students need to achieve competence in following three units.
  • Advanced bookkeeping
  • Final accounts preparation
  • Indirect tax

    For CeFS, students need to achieve competence in following two units.
  • Financial capability for the immediate and short term
  • Financial capability for the medium and long term

  • Entry requirements

    Maths and English GCSEs with some Accounting/Business background or
    Partial completion of AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting or
    AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping

  • Who is the course for?

    Students progressing from AAT Level 2 Bookkeeping or Accounting qualification wishing to gain qualified Bookkeeper status and,
    Students wishing to make informed and confident decisions regarding their finances.
    This programme is ideal for learners who may have struggled to complete the synoptic assessment. The programme will cover Bookkeeping in detail along with Indirect Tax as well as Banking and Finance components.

  • Study methods

    Both qualifications (AAT and CeFS) are exam based qualifications. For students seeking to continue in education, CeFS provides a foundation for further study in business and finance-related disciplines, as well as a wide range of other commercial or not-for profit sectors
    The emphasis is on learning key theories and advancing them through thorough understanding of practical and work-based situations. Students are provided with multiple resources including question banks, mock exams, chapter activities and books where relevant. Students are expected to use these resources in the class as well as at home. In addition to College attendance, students must be prepared to commit at least five hours per week.

  • How is the course assessed?

    All units are assessed through computer based exam. Previous completion of similar units could be accredited.
    All Full-time 16-18 year old learners need to complete meaningful and significant employer engagement. Therefore, students are required to complete work experience as part of their study programme.

  • More information

    For more information, please contact Sheila McCarthy on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Where Next – Job Opportunities
    • Employment as a Bookkeeper, Accounts Assistant or Trainee Accountant.
    • Self-employment as a qualified Bookkeeper
  • Where Next – Further Studies
    • AAT Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting with employment
    • AAT Level 4 Diploma in Professional Accounting
    • Higher Education including University courses
    • Full time/Part time employment
  • How to apply

    To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

    >> Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
    >>Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to:
    Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

    When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Course starting Sep 2022

Starts 1 September 2022

Duration 1 Year(s)

Location Uxbridge Campus

Days/Time Monday-Friday
09:00 - 17:00