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Business, Accounting & Law

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

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

    Entry Requirements

    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 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.This qualification would be appropriate for those who wish to pursue a range of careers in either the private or public sectors.

    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 36 weeks
Start Date 12/09/2022
End Date 07/07/2023
Course Code 3FNAG9A0

Funding

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

16-18 Free
19-24 £ 633
24+ Please Enquire
International £2,880

More Options

  • Starting 12/09/2022 at Lewisham Way
    Venue Lewisham Way
    Day/Eve Evening
    Mode Part Time
    Duration 36 weeks
    Start Date 12/09/2022
    End Date 07/07/2023
    Course Code 3FNAK9A0

    Funding

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

    16-18 Free
    19-24 £ 633
    24+ Please Enquire
    International £2,880
  • Starting 20/02/2023 at Lewisham Way
    Venue Lewisham Way
    Day/Eve Day
    Mode Part Time
    Duration 18 weeks
    Start Date 20/02/2023
    End Date 30/06/2023
    Course Code 3FNAE9A0

    Funding

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

    16-18 Free
    19-24 £ 633
    24+ Please Enquire
    International £2,880
  • Starting 11/09/2023 at Lewisham Way
    Venue Lewisham Way
    Day/Eve Day
    Mode Part Time
    Duration 36 weeks
    Start Date 11/09/2023
    End Date 05/07/2024
    Course Code 3FNAG9A0

    Funding

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

    16-18 Free
    19-24 £ 633
    24+ Please Enquire
    International £2,880
  • Starting 11/09/2023 at Lewisham Way
    Venue Lewisham Way
    Day/Eve Evening
    Mode Part Time
    Duration 36 weeks
    Start Date 11/09/2023
    End Date 05/07/2024
    Course Code 3FNAK9A0

    Funding

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

    16-18 Free
    19-24 £ 633
    24+ Please Enquire
    International £2,880
  • Starting 19/02/2024 at Lewisham Way
    Venue Lewisham Way
    Day/Eve Day
    Mode Part Time
    Duration 18 weeks
    Start Date 19/02/2024
    End Date 28/06/2024
    Course Code 3FNAE9A0

    Funding

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

    16-18 Free
    19-24 £ 633
    24+ Please Enquire
    International £2,880

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