Professional Accounting Taxation Technician Level 4 Apprenticeship

A globally recognised qualification in partnership with Grant Thornton.

To get in touch, call us on 0333 323 4050

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Become an AAT member and gain exceptional accounting skills through the level 4 standard.
Develop your technical knowledge and experience to provide strategic business advice to organisations of all types and sizes.
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Learn anywhere, anytime

Learn anywhere, anytime

We provide the only distance learning course to go alongside your apprenticeship, with digital learning through Babington Online. Cover your topics and complete your course on the go.


Interactive resources

Interactive resources

Enriched learning experience with quizzes, video lectures, and case study scenarios to develop your skills.


Tutoring and support

Tutoring and support

Supportive and responsive tutors, who are available for one-to-one chat sessions. You can also share your experiences with like-minded learners and professionals on our forum.

Register at a drop-in session hosted by Grant Thornton to arrange a personalised 1:1 conversation around the apprenticeship levy with a specialist.

Session times are 8.30am – 2pm.


What will this course involve?

The Professional Accountancy Level 4 Certificate is the third and final stage of a three tier qualification to achieve an AAT membership. Becoming AAT qualified will open doors to exciting career options in accounting and finance.

You will also gain the skills needed to effectively measure financial performance, to draft budgets and financial statements, and evaluate accounting systems.

The course will involve:

  • Management Accounting: Budgeting
  • Management Accounting: Decision & Control
  • Financial Statements of Limited Companies
  • Business Tax
  • Personal Tax

What qualifications will I achieve?

On completion of this apprenticeship, you will achieve a level 4 AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting, and a level 4 Diploma in Business Skills.

What are the entry requirements?

The level 4 apprenticeship is a higher qualification with in-depth accounting knowledge, so it is recommended that you complete AAT level 2 and level 3 beforehand.

However, it is possible for anyone to enter at this level provided they have two years of experience in this field or an in-depth knowledge of accounting.

What can I do afterwards?

Having completed the Level 4 Professional Certificate, you may wish to study ACCA, CIMA, ACA qualifications to become a chartered accountant.

Alternatively, you could find employment in a variety of significant roles including a VAT accountant, senior finance officer or commercial analyst.

Who is this apprenticeship for?

Whether you’re looking for your first role, or have some experience but want to top up your skills and competencies, then this course is for you. If you’re searching for a role, take a look at our vacancies.

For more information, get in touch with us below, or speak to our advisors on 0333 323 4050

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