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Accounting

Inverness College UHI

Venues

Inverness New Campus

Content

This course introduces you to the key accounting skills such as handling wages and salaries, and recording financial transactions to allow you to produce a set of financial statements. You will develop your skills and knowledge on specialised software and Microsoft Excel.

Units include:
Recording cash and credit transactions - including recording incoming and outgoing invoices, using a petty cash books and ledgers; Handling wages and salaries - calculating employee pay and deductions; Preparing financial accounting - learning how to produce an income statement and a statement of financial position; Analysing accounting information - looking at how to interpret financial statements.
Spreadsheets - using Microsoft Excel to prepare financial information; Economics - learning about supply and demand and how this affects the pricing of services; Communications: You’ll look at business communication, learning how to produce high quality business documents, and develop skills for performing effectively at meetings or presentations.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 4 including English. Entry is also subject to attending a course information and selection day.

Progression Routes

HNC Accounting, HNC Business or HNC Administration.

Start Date

August

Qualification

NC

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

2 years

Department

Business, Management and Hospitality