Course overview

Accounting Fast-Track City of Bristol College

This is a demanding part-time programme designed for learners who want to fast-track their accountancy studies.

You will complete the Foundation Certificate in Accounting Level 2 and the Advanced Diploma in Accounting Level 3 in one year. You will need to be driven and to be prepared to commit a considerable amount of time to personal study on this course.

Additional information

Who is it for?

This course is an excellent programme for you if you are looking to fast-track into an accountancy career.

What you'll learn

You will initially be introduced to the fundamental manual and computerised bookkeeping skills that will enable progression to increasingly complex finance office procedures, management information and the professional ethics of working in an accounting environment. This will include the preparation of final accounts and VAT returns, management reporting and spreadsheets. During the course you will study the following modules: bookkeeping transactions, bookkeeping controls, using accounting software, advanced bookkeeping and final accounts preparation.

Entry requirements

You must have a good standard of spoken and written English and be competent in core numeracy skills. You will be required to demonstrate these skills by completing an online assessment. You will also be required to provide a reference supporting your ability to study on an intensive basis. School leavers will be required to have achieved a minimum of 7 GCSE’s Grade 5 – 9 (A* – C) including Maths and English to enrol on this course.

How is the course delivered and assessed?

You will be assessed via AAT computer-based exams and synoptic assessments.

Future career and study opportunities

Upon successful completion of the AAT Accounting Level 3 Diploma, you may have the opportunity to progress to: Level 4 Accounting Diploma or Higher Education (NB: AAT Accounting Level 3 Diploma will give a maximum of 56 UCAS points)

Additional costs

You will need to pay an annual AAT Membership fee of £92. Students registering for the first time will also need to pay a one-off administration fee of £43.

If you are on a limited income, you may be eligible to receive help with these costs from our Learner Support Funding Bursary.

Fees and applications

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Accounting Fast-Track College Green Centre
Bristol
Course Code
LGP0166C02-1
Dates
06/01/2020 - 22/06/2020
Duration
20 weeks
Days
Mon Tues & Thurs
Hours per week
13.50
Start Time
09:30
Location
College Green Centre
Fee
This course costs £2150. You may be able to study for free, if you are aged 19 to 23 and do not hold a full Level 3 qualification. You can also apply for a loan to cover your fees. Please contact us to discuss your payment options or visit our financial support page.
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Course Code Dates Duration Days Hours per week Start Time Location Fee
LGP0166C02-1 06/01/2020 - 22/06/2020 20 weeks Mon Tues & Thurs 13.50 09:30 College Green Centre
This course costs £2150. You may be able to study for free, if you are aged 19 to 23 and do not hold a full Level 3 qualification. You can also apply for a loan to cover your fees. Please contact us to discuss your payment options or visit our financial support page.
Enquire Apply