Course information

Study type Study Tier Start Date Duration Course Contact

Part Time

  • Intermediate
31 August 20201 yearJuliet Burden

Accredited by the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT).

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Students should ideally have the following:

  • Relevant Work Experience
  • Good levels of Maths, English and IT

In addition, students will have to have successfully completed the following:

  • Interview with Course Coordinator
  • Basic Skills Screening to assess their levels of Maths, English and IT.

WHO IS THE COURSE FOR?

The course is for those wishing to train in finance, and those who already work in this area and want a nationally recognised accounting qualification. The course can support a student in progressing onto the Level 3 Diploma in Accounting.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

The AAT courses cover all aspects of accounting including Basic Financial Accounting, Basic Cost Accounting and Computerised Accounting. A detailed prospectus is available for each level and more information is available on the AAT website at www.aat.org.uk.

HOW WILL I LEARN?

Level 2 students will be required to attend college for 3 hours per week over 36 weeks.

Classes will combine conventional lectures with practical task based learning exercises. In addition to scheduled classes students are provided with work books which they are expected to study and work through at home. Students should expect to study at home for a minimum of 3 hours per week. Students will also be given guidance on how to use the college intranet.

Assessment at Level 2 is primarily by computer based examinations set by the AAT.

WHAT CAN THIS COURSE LEAD TO?

On successful completion of level 2 the student may wish to progress to level 3.

On successful completion of level 2 the student are employable in low level finance based functions.  Progression and successful completion of level 3 broadens as student employment options as well as the ability to progress on to level 4 or university.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

If you require further information and/or advice about these courses please contact the AAT course coordinator, Juliet Burden.

Please note that students undertaking the AAT course will need to become a member of the AAT which comes with an additional cost payable directly to the AAT.

Please ensure that you have checked that you are able to become a member by contacting the AAT directly or visiting their website www.aat.org.uk.

CONCESSIONS AVAILABLE

Depending on you circumstances you may be able to get financial help with paying your fees. Visit our Financial Support page to see if you are eligible for help to pay your fees.

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