Entry Requirements

Full achievement of AAT Level 2 qualification, or equivalent accounting knowledge. You will also need to take entrance tests in numeracy/literacy/accounting if you have 4 GCSEs grade A*-C (grade 9 – 4) including English and maths with a Level 2 BTEC Business qualification, or if it has been more than two years since required qualifications were achieved.

Who is the course for

Accountancy staff who wish to gain a professional qualification and students progressing from Level 2.

Course Content

The course is made up of the following units:

  • Advanced bookkeeping
  • Final accounts preparation
  • Management accounting - Costing
  • Indirect Tax
  • Spreadsheets for accounting
  • Ethics for accountants.

Study Methods

The emphasis is on practical, work-based situations, with the aim of improving students theoretical understanding of bookkeeping and accountancy. Students are provided with question banks which they are expected to use in the class as well as at home.

In addition to College attendance, students must be prepared to commit at least five hours per week.

How is the course assessed

There is a computer based exam for each of the units. Previous completion of similar units could be accredited.

In addition, learner would need to complete 40 hours of accounting related work experience.

Where next - Further Studies

AAT Level 4 in Accounting, on to university.

Where next - Job Opportunities

Employment as a finance assistant, accounts assistant or trainee accountant. finance assistant, payroll supervisor, tax assistant.

More Information

Last updated: 12 January 2018

How to Apply

To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

  • Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
  • Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to: Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Mon 03 September 2018

Starts: 03/09/2018

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00