Tameside College


Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting

The course covers the following units:

Bookkeeping Transactions

Bookkeeping Controls

Elements of Costing

Working Effectively in Accounting and Finance

Using Accounting Software

You will sit an exam for each of these units and a Synoptic exam that covers the first 4 units, you must pass all the exams to gain the qualification. You will learn through a variety of methods which will aim to meet the needs of each individual and accommodate different learning styles for example, case studies, assessments, group work, practical work, projects and interactive activities.

An Individual Learning Plan will be designed for your needs

Assigned a Personal Tutor and a Progress Tutor who specifically look after your pastoral and course requirements

Completion of a project set by an employer and a masterclass from an industry professional

This is a work related qualification covering topics such as, manual book-keeping, computerised accounting, management accounting and working effectively. It will give you the skills required to gain employment as an accounts assistant, sales ledger clerk, purchase ledger clerk or bookkeeper.

Part time

Learners must have;

5 GCSE’s grade A*-C, including Maths and English at grade 4

A genuine interest in the subject

Good communication skills

AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting

Working in accounting/bookkeeping

£726 (Price Includes Registration fee of £93)
If you are aged between 19-23 and don’t already hold a qualification equivalent to 5 GCSEs at grade C or above, tuition fees will be waived.
Course Code:
Beaufort Road
1 Year
Tue &/Or Wed
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Please Note: While every effort is made to maintain the accuracy of these details, changes can and do occur. Government policy changes rapidly (particularly from one academic year to the next) which often has an effect on availability, eligibility for funding and the fee contribution required. Please confirm the course details when enrolling.

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