Access to Accounting

Edinburgh College


Sighthill Campus


You will gain the skills and knowledge required to study within the Enterprise and Commerce department to study at HND level.

The course consists of a National Progression Award in Accounting along with additional units related to all areas within the Enterprise and Commerce Department.

The principal aims of the NPA are to provide learners with the core knowledge and transferable skills that are valued by the accountancy sector and to provide the underpinning knowledge required for the Foundation Apprenticeship in Accountancy at SCQF level 6.

Content includes: Recording transactions in the ledger; Introduction to business law; Marketing Scottish economy; Recording data in the ledger; Preparing financial accounting information.

Entry Requirements

Accounting or Business Management at National 5; or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Interview.

Progression Routes

Relevant HND

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

6 months


Enterprise and Commerce

SCQF Level