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Accounting Foundation Certificate (AAT) (Level 5)

Edinburgh College

Venues

Sighthill Campus

Content

This course is an ideal starting point for anyone wishing to pursue a career in accountancy or finance.

The purpose is to offer grounding in the core accounting knowledge and skills needed to progress either to employment or to further study. This qualification is suitable for young people who have just left school as well as for adults returning to work after a break or for anyone wishing to change career. The Foundation Certificate is open to those who are working and those who are not currently in employment.

This qualification could help someone who is already working in an entry-level finance role to progress in their career by offering them development and formal recognition of their skills.

Content: Bookkeeping transactions; Bookkeeping controls; Elements of costing; Using accounting software; Work effectively in finance.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers or relevant experience in an office environment. You will be required to take the AAT Skills Check to indicate the entry point.

Progression Routes

Accounting Advanced Diploma (AAT) (Level 6)

Start Date

May

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

1 year

Department

Enterprise and Commerce

SCQF Level

5