East Durham College

AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting (Evening)

East Durham College
In Peterlee

£780
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Important information

Typology A Level
Location Peterlee
Duration 1 Year
  • A Level
  • Peterlee
  • Duration:
    1 Year
Description

Job opportunities after this course:
You will be recognised as an accountant technician. You could choose to start a freelance career within accounting and finance or progress onto university. You will be partly qualified along the route to becoming an accounting technician, other career options could include: Accounts Assistants, Purchase Ledger Clarke, Sales Ledger Clarke and or Book Keeping Assistant.

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Starts Location
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Peterlee
Willerby Grove, SR8 2RN, Durham, England
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Starts On request
Location
Peterlee
Willerby Grove, SR8 2RN, Durham, England
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· Requirements

Entry requirements:
The course is available to students aged 16 or over. Candidates must have achieved at least five GCSE grades 9 to 4 including Maths and English. Applicants must possess a high level of maturity - all candidates will be assessed and interviewed for a place on the course.

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What you'll learn on the course

Finance
Accounts

Course programme


Overview of the course:

The course involves classroom learning and provides students with the background knowledge of accountancy concepts.
The course is ideal for those who have decided on the specialism of accounts. This training provides skills and knowledge of double entry bookkeeping to an introduction to computerised accounts. The course runs over two evenings per week and is classroom based from September-June. There are five competency based modules which are all assessment through examination.


Topics:

Throughout the course you will get to know finance. An example of some of the topics covered are shown below:

Double Entry Bookkeeping – This topic forms the basis of all accounting practices, including preparing trial balances and profit and loss reports.

Basic costing for manufacturing accounts - This topic will teach you the basis of calculating of costs associated with in industry such as manufacturing costs and labouring costs.

An Introduction to using a computerised accounting system – This topic is an introduction into the computerised accounts of Sage Line 50 which is the most recognised accountant package currently used in business.

Additional information

Further study options after this course:
On completion of the course you can progress onto the level 3 AAT programme, into employment as accounts Clarke or accounts assistant or onto the level 3 AAT Apprenticeship.

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