The course focuses on the technical skill of students to be able to process accounting information for a variety of organisations including Sole Traders, Partnerships and Limited Companies. Students will also learn how to handle both Financial and Management Accounting scenarios and prepare written reports to communicate the outcomes. In addition, training is included on popular accounting software such as SAGE Accounts and SAGE Payroll. The course also enhances your skill in using Excel spreadsheets.
The mandatory units are:
Recording Financial Information; Preparing Final Accounts; Using Financial Accounting Software; Cost Accounting; Management Accounting using IT; Group Award Graded Unit.
Other units you'll study to bring their total credits up to 15 are:
Payroll; Personal Development Planning; IT in Business: Spreadsheets; Business Law; Economic Issues; Mathematics for Business.
1 relevant Higher; or 3 relevant subjects at National 5 at A; or relevant NC or NQ at SCQF Level 5 or 6. You may be invited to attend an interview.
HND Accounting, or AAT Level 8 (Advanced Diploma)