This is an intensive course which will introduce and develop your skills in finance administration. The objective of the course is to provide a supportive and friendly environment to enable you to develop your potential and to prepare you for progression to either a Level 4 in Accountancy or employment.
The course consists of Level 2 Certificate in Accountancy progressing to the Level 3 Diploma in Accountancy and Essential Skills in Communications and Numeracy.
What Will I Learn?
Within the level 2 curriculum you will learn processing book keeping transactions, control accounts, journals and the banking system, work effectively in accounting and finance, basic costing and computerised accounts.
Within the level 3 curriculum you will learn complex Finance Officer processes, including final accounts for sole traders and partnerships, reports and returns, Indirect tax, professional ethics and spread sheet software. This level is approximately equivalent to an A Level or higher and has the benefit of UCAS points.
4 GCSEs grade A* - D including English/Welsh and Maths/Numeracy or a Level 1 in IT Applications for Business or a related vocational qualification.
You will be invited to attend an interview, and will undertake an assessment in literacy and numeracy, to establish any support required.
All learning areas of this qualification are assessed using AAT designed Computer Based Assessments (CBA’s) which can be in the form of a test (CBT) or a project (CBP).
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Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study. Higher Education Fees for courses starting September 2020 have yet to be decided. We estimate that they will be confirmed by April 2020.
- On successful completion of the course you will be awarded a Level 2 Diploma in Accounting and Business which will allow you to progress onto the Level 3 Diploma in Accounting.
Chartered or certified accountant
Average salary: £35,159
Financial or accounting technician
Average salary: £27,398
Book-keeper, payroll manager or wages clerk
Average salary: £21,450
Average salary: £24,531
Jobholders in this unit group provide accounting and auditing services, advise clients on financial matters, collect and analyse financial information and perform other accounting duties required by management for the planning and control of an establishment’s income and expenditure.
Entrants usually possess a degree or equivalent qualification. To qualify as an accountant, entrants must undertake a period of training within an approved organisation and successfully complete professional examinations. Exemptions to some professional examinations are available to those with appropriate academic qualifications.