The course is made up of the following units:

  • Financial Accounting: Preparing Financial Statements
  • Managment Account Techniques - Costing
  • Tax Processes for Business
  • Business Awareness
  • Entry requirements

    GCSE grade A*-C or GCSE grade 4-9 for English and Mathematics, or equivalent.
    Full achievement of AAT Level 2 with a Merit or equivalent accounting knowledge.
    Candidates may be asked to take entrance tests in numeracy, literacy and accounting.
    Interview required.

  • Who is the course for?

    This course is ideal for accountancy staff who wish to gain a professional qualification and for students progressing from AAT Level 2 with a Merit.

  • Study methods

    The emphasis is on practical, work-based situations, with the aim of improving students theoretical understanding of bookkeeping and accountancy. Students are provided with question banks which they are expected to use in the class as well as at home.

  • How is the course assessed?

    There is a computer based exam for each of the units. Previous completion of similar units could be accredited.
    In addition, students would need to complete 40 hours of accounting related work experience

  • More information

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

    Part time courses are also available at this level.

  • Where Next – Job Opportunities

    Employment as a finance assistant, accounts assistant or trainee accountant, payroll assistant or tax assistant.

  • Where Next – Further Studies

    AAT Level 4 in Accounting, or university.

  • How to apply

    To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

    >> Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
    >>Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to:
    Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

    When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Course starting Sep 2023

Starts 4 September 2023

Duration 1 Year(s)

Location Uxbridge Campus

Days/Time Monday-Friday
09:00 - 17:00