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Enterprise and Commerce

Access to Accounting

Campus Sighthill Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 5

Study mode Part time

Duration 42 weeks

Start date Aug 2021

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Course overview

This course is designed as an introduction to the level 6 Foundation Apprentice courses in Business finance and Accounting. It will provide the relevant cores skills for business, administration and technology for employment and further study.

Pupils will develop problem solving and information technology skills and it will enable them to be more confident in the use of software application packages for administrative and business purposes. In addition, pupils will:

  • Develop knowledge and understanding of the role of business i society
  • Develop knowledge and application and usage of a variety of software packages.
  • Develop relevant course skills for business, administration and technology for employment and further study. 

 

What you will learn

  • Computer applications:Accounting
  • Handling Wages and Salaries
  • Recording Transactions in the Ledger
  • Preparing Financial Accounting Information

How the course is assessed

  • Ongoing assessment 

Number of days per week

  • 2 days per week 

Entry requirements

  • National 5 Maths preferable
  • Relevant group of National qualifcations at level 4 or 5

Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements

  • You will be required to attend a course information session which may include participation in a selection process’

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • Foundation Apprenticeship in Accounting
  • Business or Finance
  • NC Accounting 

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Sighthill Campus Part time 26/08/21 42 Weeks

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