Accounting & Finance (Professional Services) - Level 3 Certificate

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Start Date: 05 September 2022
Attendance: Full Time
Suitable for: School Leavers
Duration: 1 Year
Level: Level 3
Location: Centre for Lifelong Learning, Finsbury Park

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ABOUT THE COURSE

If you're interested in a career within professional services, this course will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to successfully progress into employment in areas such as accounting, finance and banking.

The study programme comprises:

  • Accounting - Level 3 Diploma (Accredited by AAT)
  • Financial Studies - Level 3 Certificate (Accredited by IFS)
  • Accounting Skills to Run Your Business - Award (Accredited by AAT)

These qualifications, accredited by the Association of Accounting Technicians and the Institute of Financial Services, will enable you to develop a strong understanding of the professional services sector.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

Topics covered can include:

  • Advanced bookkeeping
  • Final accounts preparation
  • Management accounting - costing
  • Indirect tax
  • Spreadsheets for accounting
  • Ethics for accountants

WHAT WILL I NEED?

You will need:

  • To be aged 16 to 18
  • Four GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English Language and Maths

All applicants must have an interview and assessment to confirm that the course is suitable for them.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

Each of the individual qualifications are assessed through external exams. The methods of teaching are supported by ongoing formative feedback, mock exams and self-study which will enable you to achieve full certification. There will be a compulsory work placement element to gain experience and gain successful completion of this qualification.

WHAT WILL IT COST?

School Leavers

If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, it will be free. 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.

WHAT CAN I DO AFTER?

On completion of this course, progression to a Level 4 course will provide you with a broader knowledge of the industry. You can also progress directly into employment in one of the professional services areas.

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Centre for Business, Arts
and Technology
444 Camden Road
N7 0SP
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Sixth Form College
Angel
283-309 Goswell Road
EC1V 7LA
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Centre for Lifelong Learning
28-42 Blackstock Road
Finsbury Park
N4 2DG
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Centre for Applied Sciences
Angel
311-321 Goswell Road
EC1V 7DD
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