This course aims to prepare you for a career in accounting. The course offers technical training in accounting and is ideal for anyone wishing to pursue a career in accountancy or finance.
Over the two years you will complete:
Year 1 – Level 2 Certificate in Accounting.
Year 2 – Level 3 Diploma in Accounting.
Level 2 units include:
• Introduction to Bookkeeping
• Principles of Bookkeeping Controls
• Principles of Costing
• The Business Environment
Level 3 units include:
• Business Awareness
• Financial Accounting: Preparing Financial Statements
• Management Accounting Techniques
• Tax Processes for Businesses
This is an exam-based qualification.
You will be assessed by end of unit computer-based examinations. For this reason, you will need to be confident about using a computer. You will also be expected to do regular homework which will be assessed.
AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting.
AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting.
Skills developed through this qualification could lead to employment as:
• an Accounts Assistant
• an Accounts Payable and Expenses Supervisor
• an Assistant Accountant
• an Audit Trainee
• a Credit Controller
• a Finance Assistant
• a Finance Officer
• a Payroll Supervisor
• a Senior Bookkeeper
• a Tax Assistant.
5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above including Maths and English.