Find out more about the courses and levels offered at City and Islington College
This course will provide you with the specialist knowledge and skills required for progressing either to employment in an accounting or finance role, or to enable progression to further study accountancy and finance. You will develop skills including understanding of complex financial processes, such as final accounts, reports and returns, spreadsheet use for accountants, VAT returns and professional ethics. The course will help you identify and use relevant understanding, methods and skills to complete tasks and address problems that are well defined but also complex.
Topics covered can include:
You will need:
All applicants must have an interview and assessment to confirm that the course is suitable for them.
Four units are assessed individually in end-of-unit assessments. This qualification also includes a synoptic assessment that students sit towards the end of the qualification, which draws on and assesses knowledge and understanding from across the qualification.
If you will be aged 19 or older on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, you may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the cost of your course. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.
This course will help you to move on to higher level courses, or into employment in roles such as an accounts administrator/assistant, finance assistant, accounting technician, credit controller, bookkeeper or payroll supervisor.