Level 3 Diploma in Financial and Management Accounting

Course content

This qualification is suitable for anyone with an interest in accounting or already working as a bookkeeper or cost clerk in an SME or an accounting administration role within an accounting department.

The qualification is achieved by completing the following three components:

  • Maintaining Financial Records (FA2) – principles and process of basic bookkeeping, preparing journals and ledger accounts, recording transactions and events*
  •  Managing Costs and Finances (MA2) – cost techniques, decision making, cash management*
  •  Foundations in Professionalism –  Introduction to ethics and professionalism, Law and regulations, Professional ethics**The full syllabus and study guides are available ACCA website: http://www.accaglobal.com/uk/en/student/exam-support-resources/foundation-level-study-resources.html

Entry criteria

Minimum Level 2 in English and Maths, Level 2 Diploma in Financial and Management Accounting or prior work experience in accounting.

You will complete an initial assessment as part of the enrolment and registration process to assess your suitability for the programme


The full tuition fee for this Diploma course is £1,987.00.

Tuition loans are available from the Student Loans company (no credit check applies. Both employed and unemployed can apply). Contact LSDN Student office for more information.

Course date

Start any time of the year – Enrolment is on a roll on, roll off basis.

6-7 months with 7-8 hours per week online learning.

Attendance details

• Online learning
• Online learning
• Attendance at our learning centre is monthly for planned lectures and workshops
• 1:1 tutoring and tutorial support

Assessment/exam arrangements

Multiple Choice Examination, Task-based Controlled Assessment.

Resources or equipment required for your course

Notebook, pen, pencil and access to a PC for home study or online learning.

Certification and accreditation details

  • ACCA Level 3 Diploma in Financial and Management Accounting.

Progression options

  • Level 4 Certificate in Financial Management
  • Level 4 Certificate in Financial Management
  • Level 4 Diploma in Accounting and Business
  • Various degree programmes in Accounting and Finance

Career opportunities

Assistant Accountant, Trainee Accounting Technician

Delivery organisation

London Skills & Development Network (LSDN)

Course venue

2nd Floor,
Suffolk House,
East Entrance,
George Street,
Croydon – CR0 0YN

Contact us

JudithCourse Coordinator
Please contact the centre for more information Tel 020 3784 1294