Duration: 2 years
Course Level: Level 2/3
Assessment: 100% External Assessment
Entry Requirements: GCSE Grade 5 in Mathematics
This is an interesting, practical and useful subject, providing a valuable insight into all financial aspects of commercial and non-commercial organisations.
The course allows you to develop knowledge of accounting techniques and assess their relevance and limitations as an information system.
You will become proficient at preparing and interpreting accounting information and producing accounting reports for a variety of interested parties e.g. management and shareholders. The course will also provide you with computer accounting skills which are frequently a requirement for entry into accounting related employment.
On successful completion students can enter Higher Education, although many students now secure Apprenticeships with accountancy practices and commercial organisations and undertake further professional accountancy qualifications.
Grade 5 in GCSE Mathematics.