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This course teaches skills relevant to Accounting and Finance roles. Below is the course outline:
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
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
All units are mandatory
Assessment is by computer-based exams and computer-based projects
You may want to consider taking the Level 3 Intermediate Diploma in Accounting.
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.
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
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.
Process for Application
To apply please select your chosen start date and location below.