Title

Accounting & Professional Studies

AAT Foundation Diploma in Accounting and Business - B126

Hamilton Campus Full Time Level 2 Duration 36 weeks

Or Application Form to be returned to Student Services

This 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

This qualification will prepare 16-19 year olds for junior and entry level accounting roles. It delivers a solid foundation in finance administration, covering areas such as double entry bookkeeping and basic costing principles, alongside complementary business communications and personal skills.

Syllabus:

  • Bookkeeping Transactions
  • Bookkeeping Controls
  • Elements of Costing
  • Using Accounting software
  • Work Effectively in Finance
  • Business communications and Personal skills
  • Developing Lifelong Learning Skills
  • Introduction to Business and Company Law
  • Introduction to Payroll
Entry Guidelines

4 GCSEs with a minimum of grade 4/C or above in mathematics and English.

Satisfactory interview and assessment.

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.

Office Use Only. Non Standard 35a.
Equipment Required

To learn effectively on your course you will need to use certain items of equipment and undertake particular activities as part of your studies. To further enhance your learning experience the following will be required: Membership Fees - £101 Educational Visits - Approx. £60 If you need support with these costs, don't worry, click on the link below and complete a bursary application form. https://www.wmc.ac.uk/student-support/financial-support/bursaries-loans Equipment purchased will be yours to keep and you will be able to use them for practice at home and in your future career. N.B. prices correct as of 23/06/2021 Appropriate office/business clothing to be worn. Guidance can be given if requested.

Assessment Method

By computer based assessments

Additional Information

Are you aged 16-18?
Study programmes are full-time courses for 16-18 year olds which include:

  • A qualification such as BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Meaningful work experience or preparation for work
  • English and maths, if you don't already have GCSE grade A* - C in English and maths
  • Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips


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Starting 1st September 2021 - Ending - 8th July 2022

REF B126N001

Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Wednesday 10:00 — 15:30 Hamilton Campus
Thursday 10:00 — 12:00 Online
Friday 09:00 — 15:30 Hamilton Campus

If you are aged 16-18:

Free

This study programme is free for students, who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, and students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Did you know that many of our courses are free for students aged 19 and above?

Find out if you are eligible for free funding here, or contact our student service team on 0151 551 7777.

If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support. For more information on support available visit Bursaries and Loans. We also allow payment by instalments for some courses.

Fee : £1075.00

This is a full level 2 course

The fee quoted is for the academic year 21/22.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services via our online enquiry form

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