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This Foundation Certificate in Accounting is the first year of the full AAT qualification. It is an internationally recognised professional course which will give you the skills to excel at a wide range of accounting and finance jobs.

Course details

When studying on this Foundation Certificate you will start to develop skills in bookkeeping transactions and controls whilst gaining an understanding of management and administrative processes. The qualifications is approximately equivalent to GCSE grade A-C.

You will learn about: Elements of basic costing How to work effectively in finance How to use accounting software

Entry guidelines

Relevant Level 1 qualification or 3 GCSEs at Grade 3/D or above. In some cases, applicants may be considered on their individual skills and experience.

Satisfactory interview, assessment and satisfactory reference.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Equipment Required

Text books for this course are to be purchased they are not included in the course fees

Assessment Method

By computer based assessments

Additional Information

A requirement of this course is membership with the AAT (The Association of Accounting Technicians)

  • Admin Fee £41 (one off payment)
  • Membership Fee £90 - to be paid yearly

Please be aware that criminal offences, bankruptcy and IVAs will affect your application for membership with the AAT. See course leader for further details

Initial unit exams are included in the course fees. Exam resits are an extra cost

Where can I progress to?

Progression from this course is to the Advanced Diploma in Accounting

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When does this course run?

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm (all year round) and Wednesdays and Thursdays 10am-6.30pm (term time only).

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