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Entry Requirements

English and Math GCSE grade 4 (Grade C) or above or Relevant Level 1 qualification along with English GCSE, grade 3 (Grade D) or above AND Math GCSE, Grade 4 (Grade C) or above You will also need to take an entrance test in literacy if you have grade 3 (grade D) in GCSE English, or have foreign GCSE equivalents to 9-4 (grade A*- C) in English and maths, or if it has been more than two years since GCSE grades were achieved.

Who is the course for

Students who wish to gain a professional qualification and are aiming to be employed in an accounting or financial environment.

Course Content

The course is made up of the following units:

  • Processing bookkeeping Transactions
  • Control Accounts, journals and the Banking Systems
  • Basic Costing
  • Computerised Accounting
  • Working Effectively in Accounting and finance

Study Methods

The aim is provide a good theoretical understanding of bookkeeping and accounts, and to reinforce learning with simulated workplace assignments.

In addition to College attendance, students must be prepared to commit at least five hours study time per week.

How is the course assessed

There is a computer based exam for each of the 5 units.

Where next - Further Studies

Successful students can apply to move on to Level 3.

Where next - Job Opportunities

Accounting support staff, Finance Assistant / Administrator

More Information

Please note: Fees charged do not include AAT membership fee or books. Once enrolled, you will be required to register with AAT and pay the student membership fee directly to AAT. We will let you know which books you will need for your course and where you can buy them from.

For more information, please contact Sheila McCarthy on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Last updated: 12 June 2018

How to Apply

This course requires an informal telephone interview. Please click the orange button below to fill out the application form with your details and we will be in touch to arrange a time to contact you.

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