The ATHE Level 3 Diploma in Accounting has been designed to develop the essential understanding and skills needed to provide the awareness of the accountancy and tax regulatory environment, the operational requirements for the accounting and finance function and what is expected of a professional accountant.

The ATHE Level 3 Diploma in Accounting can be studied as a pathway to joining the IFA Direct Programme and gaining IFA membership.  For further details click here.
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This qualification leads to applied learning, integrating knowledge and understanding with the development and application of skills. It has been developed to conform to the requirements of the RQF, to meet the requirements of higher education and employers and to meet the needs of learners. The Level 3 Diploma in Accounting provides the background knowledge and skills needed to support progression to higher academic and vocational qualification levels. The associated sample assignments support the development of skills needed by individuals considering a career in the Accounting profession.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Learn about the basic concept and principles of accounting
  • Deepen the knowledge of accounting within an organisation
  • Familiarise yourself with financial accounting applications
  • Learn about Budgetary Control and accounting management
  • Explore the techniques of cost accounting
  • Acquire the ability to make critical evaluation decisions
  • Learn about ethical, social and political issues in accounting practice

Course Details

Course Module

  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Introduction to Accounting Principles
  • Financial Accounting Applications
  • Introduction to Management Accounting
  • Introduction to Cost Accounting Techniques
  • Ethical, Social and Political Issues in Accounting Practice

Entry Requirements

  • 5 or more GCSEs at grades C and above or Grade 4 and above
  • Other related level 2 subjects
  • Other equivalent international qualifications.


Students who successfully complete the program will be awarded Level 3 Diploma in Accounting by ATHE, UK.

Progression Pathway

Upon successful completion of Level 3 Diploma in Accounting qualification, Learners may progress to

  • Employment or have increased opportunities for progression in their current role
  • A higher level ATHE qualification at Level 4 or above, in a related subject
  • The IFA Direct Programme leading to IFA membership
  • The first year of a degree programme
  • Higher level apprenticeships


For details please contact:  +971 56 748 0152,

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