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Business, Accounting & Law

This course teaches skills relevant to Accounting and Finance roles. Below is the course outline: Basic costing Computerised accounting Work effectively in accounting and finance Processing bookkeeping transactions Control accounts, journals and the banking system On completion, you will be awarded an Introductory Certificate in Accounting

  • Entry Requirements, Units, Assessment and more...

    Entry Requirements

    4 GCSEs D-F / or 3-2 (in 2017 GCSEs) Relevant Level 1 qualification with Merit or above Relevant industry experience to Level 1 or above

    Assessment Method

    Assessment is by computer-based exams and computer-based projects

    Aims of the course

    The Introductory Certificate in Accounting will prepare you for junior and entry level accounting roles by giving you a solid foundation in finance administration - covering areas such as double entry bookkeeping and basic costing principles. It is suited for: People who are new to accounting and finance Unqualified accounting staff who want to enhance their foundation knowledge and skills Employers looking to upskill their staff People looking to change their careers

    Progression Opportunities

    You may want to consider taking the Level 3 Intermediate Diploma in Accounting.

    Facilities

    You will have access to computers (with needed the softwares) during and outside of lessons for your studies. Students also does have access to library facilities. The course is delivered through a mixture of classroom lessons, workshops and presentations.

    Career Options

    What can I earn in business, accounting and law? When you're deciding what to study post-16, it's important to think about where your course will lead. If you choose to study for a qualification in business, accounting or law, you'll be starting on a career path with loads of opportunity for progression ? and a top salary in your sights. For example: Financial project managers start on around £29,000 a year and can earn up to £50,000 with 3-5 years' experience Business administrators start on around £26,000 a year and can earn £39,000 with 3-5 years' experience Legal secretaries start on around £24,000 and can earn up to £35,000 with 3-4 years' experience If you're interested in a career in business, accounting or law, we offer a diverse range of vocational courses that will help you get where you want to go. To find out more go to https://www.lscollege.ac.uk/courses/business-accounting-and-law or contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Course Details

Venue Lewisham Way
Day/Eve Day
Mode Part Time
Duration 18 weeks
Start Date 01/02/2021
End Date 02/02/2022

Funding

For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

16-18 Free
19-24 £ 633 p/year
24+ £633 p/year
International £2,880 p/year

More Options

  • Starting 01/02/2021 at Lewisham Way
    Venue Lewisham Way
    Day/Eve Day
    Mode Part Time
    Duration 18 weeks
    Start Date 01/02/2021
    End Date 02/02/2022

    Funding

    For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

    16-18 Free
    19-24 £ 633 p/year
    24+ £633 p/year
    International £2,880 p/year

And Then?

College isn't just about a social life and good grades. Check out what sort of careers this subject can lead to.

Financial and accounting technicians

£52,000

Chartered and certified accountants

£39,000

Financial accounts managers

£41,000

Kelly Bridgewater

Kelly Bridgewater

The course has given me a new life and made me believe that I can do what I want to do. Now the course is coming to an end, I can honestly look back and say that I’m pleased I took the step to further my education.

Eke Hardie Ejiohuo

I have had a huge range of training opportunities in both my workplace and college which has developed skills I couldn’t have imagined I was capable of.

William Inko-dokubo

William Inko-dokubo

I’ve learnt assertiveness, the importance of maintaining data accurately, and also how to deal sensitively with customers’ specific needs. In certain cases – for example when discussing a resident’s Food Bank eligibility – you need to be particularly considerate and careful about confidentiality to avoid possible embarrassment to the resident.

Rhys Gennery

My apprenticeship has so far helped me along my career path. It’s guided me into what I want to do in the future, and given me an insight into what I could be - or achieve - within the next five years.

Sian Kelsey Fox

Sian Kelsey Fox

My apprenticeship helped me, by giving me the chance to learn and earn. As well as having the opportunity to work within a professional working environment: and this was beneficial as it helped me widen my vocabulary and also my knowledge of the workplace, which contributes to understanding my job role I am currently in.

AJ Haseley

AJ Haseley

AJ studied IT with us at Lewisham a number of years ago and went on to study for a degree in Business, also studying small business management administration, fashion business, management and advanced media.

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