This course would suit you if: You've successfully completed the Level 1 Award in Bookkeeping
- You want to develop broader business skills to enhance your job prospects in finance
- You're already working in finance but want a qualification to improve your career prospects
- You want to work in bookkeeping in a large company's finance department
- You're self-employed and need to learn how to do your own bookkeeping
This qualification will particularly suit those who are able to combine classroom face-to-face with online independent learning with support.
Entry Requirements, Units, Assessment and more...
You'll need a good level of English & Maths to study the course. This can be via Level 2 qualifications or GCSEs in both subjects at grade 4 (C) or above, or initial diagnostic assessments (Adults).
You will also need basic IT skills.
Assessment is by computer-based exams and computer-based projects. You'll need to complete online assessments for:
- Bookkeeping transactions
- Bookkeeping controls
There will also be an online end-of-course assessment covering Bookkeeping Transactions and Bookkeeping Controls.
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.
This qualification would be appropriate for those who wish to pursue a range of careers in either the private or public sectors.
Upon successful completion of this course, you can progress onto our AAT Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting Programme.
We have a wide range of computer rooms and labs with industry standard hardware and software where you will learn a range of skills. Students also does have access to library facilities.
The course is delivered through a mixture of classroom face-to-face lessons and online independent learning. You will attend college every fortnight for your face-to face session.