SCQF Level 5
Travel & Tourism, International & Commercial

Course Overview
This course is designed to provide you with comprehensive training in the latest accountancy and book-keeping software. You will receive training using the SAGE Accounting package to develop your understanding and practical skills in computerised book-keeping and accounting for use in the workplace.

Completing this course is ideal to improve your job prospects or help with a career change. It would also be useful if you`re a small business owner who employs staff but don`t want to have to pay for external bookkeeping services. It may prove valuable to consider sending your staff for training and development in this field. 

What You Will Learn
  • record routine and non-routine book-keeping and accounting transactions 
  • produce appropriate financial and management reports
Your training is based around setting up a computerised system and processing transactions for a fictitious organisation allowing you to develop practical skills which you can readily apply to your own real work or business needs.
Entry Requirements
  • An interest in computerised accountancy and book-keeping
English Proficiency Requirements
  • IELTS 5.5
How the course is assessed
  • On-going computer-based tests
Progression And Articulation Routes

Candidates who undertake the full Foundation Certificate in Accounting can expect one or more of the following:

  • To develop the knowledge and skills required for an entry-level accounting role
  • Progression to the Advanced Diploma in Accounting


Career Opportunities
  • Junior and entry-level accounting roles
  • book-keeping
Number Of Days Per Week
  • One evening - Thursday
Course Cost And Funding Options
Start Date and Time


This course will start on…
  • Thursday 23/04/2020
End Date


This course will end on...
  • Thursday 18/06/2020
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