This qualification is accredited by the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) who is the recognised professional body for staff employed in a range of roles in finance and accounting. Members of the AAT are fully qualified accounting technicians
What will I learn?
You will gain essential skills to start work in an accounting environment. This course is suitable for school leavers with a proven interest in accounts, as well as mature students and those wishing to return to work after a break. Full time students will also gain a BTEC qualification in Business and Accounting
- Processing book keeping transactions
- Control accounts, journals and the banking system
- Work effectively in accounting finance
- Basic costing
- Computerised accounting
How will I be assessed?
Many of the units are assessed by computer-based exams and the provisional results are available immediately or are marked by an assessor at the College
You will need a minimum of 4 GCSE passes at grade 4 (C) or above, including English and Mathematics, together with a proven interest in accountancy. All participants must become student members of the AAT
Progression & Career Opportunities
Completion of this course (with Level 2/GCSE Maths Grade 4 (C)) will enable you to progress to Level 3. You will be able to consider positions within the government sector, banking sector or accountancy practices
The books will cost approximately £100 per year and is a requirement of the course. You would also be required to become a student member of the awarding body, AAT (£120).
This course will run: Aylesbury Campus | September | 35 weeks | Wednesdays | 18:00 to 21:00 Wycombe Campus | September | 17 weeks | Mondays & Wednesdays | 18:00 to 21:30