Advanced Certificate in Accounting
This course is an ideal starting point for learners with no accounting or limited accounting knowledge. The course will provide learners with a good foundation in areas of study such as: financial accounting; management accounting; salaries and wages; information technology; communication; economics; employability skills. Units of study are subject to change. This course provides an entry point to learners, which can then be used to embark on further study.
A minimum of four National 5 passes at Grade C or above (English would be preferable) or completion of the Certificate in Business: Administration & IT or equivalent ESOL qualification. All applicants are subject to an interview and core skills test which must be achieved at a minimum of level 5. Mature applicants who do not meet the academic qualifications for entry will be considered on the basis of relevant work experience.
Method of Assessment
A combination of SQA and college based units assessed throughout the year by way of continuous assessment, together with a year end examination.
Successful completion, good attendance plus positive attitude, behaviour and commitment to the course may allow progression to the HNC or AAT Diploma in Accounting. In certain cases, a reference may be required.
28 Aug 2023
- Tuition fees may be paid for full-time students in Scotland subject to meeting residency requirements, applications should be made to the appropriate funding body. International Students please refer to our International fees page