New College Lanarkshire


Motherwell Campus, Coatbridge Campus


Accountants are in high demand across all industries, from small businesses to large corporations. This is because every business needs to track its finances and make informed financial decisions. Accounting students learn a variety of transferable skills, such as problem-solving, analytical thinking, and communication skills. These skills are valuable in any career field.

This course will allow you to gain the skills and knowledge to enable you to successfully meet the requirements of working within an accounting environment or progression to HND Accounting. This course is recognised by professional accounting bodies, such as ACCA, CIMA and AAT.

Content includes:

Recording of Financial Information, Preparing Financial Statements, Management Accounting, Cost Accounting, Using Financial Accounting Software (SAGE), Payroll - manual and electronic.

Entry Requirements

1 relevant Higher; or relevant subjects at National 5; or Foundation Apprenticeship Accountancy or Financial Services; or NQ Business Administration and Accounting; or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6.

Progression Routes

HND Accounting or Year 2 of related degree course.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Accounting, Finance and Administration

SCQF Level