Find out more about the courses and levels offered at City and Islington College
This course gives you a strong foundation from which to progress to further study with AAT in either accountancy or bookkeeping. If English is your second language and you want to build on your business communication skills, this course is ideal as it is taught with ESOL support.
You will develop an understanding of how different organisations operate across both the public and private sectors, as well as how to contribute effectively in the workplace by working with others, managing your time, behaving professionally and maintaining security of data. The course will help you develop basic numerical skills needed in the workplace, and in life outside work.
Topics covered can include:
Mathematics for accounting
Essential accounting procedures
Creating business documents
Accounting in a professional environment
You do not need to have any previous qualifications.
All applicants must have an initial assessment and interview to confirm that the course is suitable for them.
There is one assessment for all four units and it is computer-based.
Entry Level, Level 1, Level 2
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, your course may 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.
This course will help you to move on to higher level courses, or into employment in roles in business and accounting.