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Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course location: Course Type:
September 1 Year 3 Part-Time - Day Washington Campus Professional Qualifications
September 1 Year 3 Part-Time Evening Washington Campus Professional Qualifications

What’s it all about?

This course is for those who have completed a Level 2 AAT Certificate in Accounting and would like to further their skills and career prospects in accounting and finance.

You must have completed the AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting. You also need Level 2 qualifications in literacy and numeracy and be able to demonstrate basic IT skills.For students with English as a second language, you will need to provide IELTS cert.

Study level Cost
19+ 2500.00 *subject to change

You will attend classes for 6 hours per week, this can be 1 day per week or 2 evenings. The course is predominantly classroom based with five computer based assessments spread throughout the course.

You will be required to undertake a number of hours of self-study each week in your own time.

What’s next?

On completion of the course you can apply to the AAT to beome a licensed Bookkeeper. After successfully completing the course you could progress onto a Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting. You could expect to gain work in a number of accounting roles, which require an intermediate level qualification.

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Chartered and Certified Accountants

Jobholders in this unit group provide accounting and auditing services, advise clients on financial matters, collect and analyse financial information and perform other accounting duties required by management for the planning and control of an establishment’s income and expenditure.

Medium Salary

£ 33505

4298 people employed as Chartered and Certified Accountants in the current year.

Financial and Accounting Technicians

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Medium Salary

£ 51756

1046 people employed as Financial and Accounting Technicians in the current year.

Book-keepers, Payroll Managers and Wages Clerks

Book-keepers, payroll managers and wages clerks maintain and balance records of financial transactions, oversee the operation of payroll functions and calculate hours worked, wages due and other relevant contributions and deductions.

Medium Salary

£ 20685

13487 people employed as Book-keepers, Payroll Managers and Wages Clerks in the current year.

93.1%of our students progressed to further study, university of employment.

(*Based on 16-18 year olds destination data, 2019/20 academic year)

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