Every professional needs to be working at the top of their game to keep a successful business moving forward.

At University Centre, we understand this and offer a host of professional courses to keep you up to date with current industry knowledge, skills and procedures. Our courses cover business, law, accounting, people management and leadership. Depending on your course, you will be awarded a diploma or certificate.

Accounting and bookkeeping

The Association for Accounting Technicians (AAT) is the world’s leading professional body for accountants and bookkeepers. Available at Level 1, 2, 3 and 4, courses are valued for the way they keep up to date with current accounting practices whilst reflecting evolving employer requirements.

Learn more about studying an AAT course at University Centre Leeds.

AAT Level 1 in Bookkeeping & Business Skills

AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting

AAT Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping

AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting

AAT Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping

AAT Level 4 Diploma in Professional Accounting

HR, Management and Leadership

Find courses that equip you with the knowledge and tools for your specialism. Our qualifications from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) are specifically tailored to human resource management professionals or anyone looking to progress in people management. Or why not upskill in management and leadership with one of our diplomas from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI)?

CMI Diploma in Principles of Management & Leadership Level 3

CMI Extended Diploma in Management & Leadership Level 5

CMI Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership Level 7

CIPD Foundation Certificate in People Practice Level 3

CIPD Associate Diploma in People Management Level 5


Accredited by Cilex, the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives, the Cilex Professional Qualification (CPQ) enables you to qualify as a Cilex Paralegal, a Cilex Advanced Paralegal or a Cilex Lawyer. Based upon a competency-based framework, each programme will develop your skills in the core practice areas of law at various levels.

Cilex Professional Qualification Foundation Stage

Cilex Professional Qualification Advanced Stage

Cilex Professional Qualification Professional Stage


All information regarding fees and other related information are current but are subject to change for unforeseen reasons at the College’s absolute discretion. Please check with the College for the latest fee information. Government policy on entitlement to fee reductions and tax or benefit rules is subject to change. The information printed reflects the College’s understanding at this time but students should check the current position and their personal circumstances before committing to a College course. Students are required to pay fees by the due date and failure to do so will lead to their results not being presented to the relevant examination board, and therefore result in them not receiving their certificate.