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AAT Foundation Certificate and Advanced Diploma in Accounting D076

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How do I apply?

Apply Online: http://www.wmc.ac.uk/course/38994/apply  Apply Online

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Application Form to be returned to Student Services

How long does the course last?

1 year, full-time

Level

This is a level 2 course.

Course outline

This is an internationally recognised professional course which will give you the skills to excel in a wide range of accounting and finance processes. The course covers both Level 2 and Level 3 elements.

Course details

With the Foundation Certificate you will start to develop your skills in double entry bookkeeping and gain an understanding of management and administrative processes. This part of the qualification is approximately equivalent to GCSE grade A — C (Grade 9 — 4). You will learn about:

  • Basic costing principles
  • How to use manual and computerised accounting systems
  • How to work with purchases, sales and general ledgers
  • With the Advanced Diploma you will be introduced to more advanced bookkeeping and final accounts preparation. The qualification is approximately equivalent to A level. You will learn:
  • Costing aspects of management accounting
  • Professional ethics for accountants
  • How to prepare VAT returns
  • How to use financial spreadsheets

This course is for students aged 16 - 18.

3 GCSEs with a minimum of C grades (Grade 4 or above) in mathematics and English or OCR level 1 Bookkeeping.

Entry guidelines

This course is for students aged 16 — 18.

3 GCSEs with a minimum of C grades (Grade 4 or above) in mathematics and English or OCR level 1 Bookkeeping.

  • Satisfactory interview, assessment, school report and/or 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.

    Where can I progress to?

    You can progress on to level 4 AAT. Professional Diploma in Accounting.You could progress to these Wirral Met courses:

    Assessment Method

    This course is assessed by computer based assessment and by computer based project work.

    When does this course run?

    Starting 4th Sep 17

    Ends 22nd Dec 18

    Ref: D076J001

    Fees

    If you are aged 16-18:

    This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with a Learning Development Needs Assessment or an Education, Health & Care Plan.

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

    Planned Timetable
    Day Times Campus
    Monday 09:00 — 16:00 Conway Park
    Tuesday 09:00 — 16:00 Conway Park

    Starting 3rd Sep 18

    Ends 21st Dec 19

    Ref: D076K001

    Fees

    If you are aged 16-18:

    This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with a Learning Development Needs Assessment or an Education, Health & Care Plan.

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

    For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call in to our Conway Park Campus from 10am to 4pm, with late opening on Tuesdays to 7pm during term-time.

    This information was current on 17th October, 2017 and may be subject to change.

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