Certificate in Accounting Level 2



01606 74444

What is the programme structure?

This programme is arranged in units. Initially these will be Basic Accounting 1, and Basic Costing. These will be followed by Basic Accounting 2 and Computerised Accounting. Finally Working Effectively in Accounting and Finance, together with Professional Ethics will be studied.

Who is the programme for?

This programme is aimed towards anyone employed or seeking employment in accounting.

How long does it take to complete?
This programme runs for 1 day per week over a period of 9 months (September to May).

What qualifications do I need?

There are no entry qualifications required, although the student should have reasonable skills in literacy and numeracy. (Some of the units require small paragraphs’ of text to be completed, and students should be able to do basic mental mathematics)

What does it include?

The programme includes: Basic Accounting 1 and 2 (Understanding double entry bookkeeping- using day books to post entries to the main and subsidiary ledgers. Bank reconciliation and control account reconciliations.) Basic Costing (Reviewing profitability levels at different output levels, through the interaction of cost behavior.)Computerised accounts (Seeing Basic accounting 1 and 2 in a computerised format), Working Effectively in Accounting and Finance (Planning independent work output / good communication skills). Professional Ethics (Ethical behavior in accounting and finance.)

Are there any special facilities for the programme?
There are none required

Will there be any extra costs involved?

Students need to become student members of the AAT. An initial year’s membership costs £116 (This includes £36 one off joining fees). Renewal fees are less in the 2nd year. Cost of manuals - £150.00 (approximately). Students are responsible for both of these payments. Neither of these costs is covered within the amount payable to the college.

How is the programme assessed?
You will be assessed with four computer based formal assessments (assessed by the AAT), and 2 computer based projects (College marked assessments, but verified by the AAT).

What award will I achieve?
Level 2 Certificate in Accounting (AAT)

Examining/Validating Body:
Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)

What can I do next?

Continuing studies in Accounting, including AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting, and the AAT Level 4 Diploma in Accounting.

Equal Opportunities:

Mid Cheshire College is committed to the implementation of a policy to achieve equality of opportunity for all staff, students and members of the community it serves. In doing so the College will actively work to achieve equality regardless of age, race, skin colour, disability, gender, marital status, sexuality and faith. The College supports the government initiative ‘Every Child Matters’ and ‘Youth Matters’ and all courses include elements which contribute to students achieving the five outcomes, namely, being healthy, staying safe, enjoying and achieving, making a positive contribution and achieving economic well-being.

How do I get further information?

Contact the college on 01606 74444 alternatively visit the website www.midchesh.ac.uk or email info@midchesh.ac.uk For students aged 19 years and over at the start of the course please contact the college for further information on the course fee.

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