What Will Happen At My First Lesson
The first week of your course will include Study Skills. Good Study Skills are vital to ensure you gain the best from your course. The Study Skills session will give you the opportunity to discover the best way that you can learn and fully understand the requirements of the course.
What Qualification/level is this course?
This course is the AAT Foundation Certificate at Level 2.
Examinations Venue disclaimer
Please note, you may be required to travel to an alternative ACL Centre when taking your examination or assessment. This will be communicated to you at the earliest opportunity.
Who is the course for?
This course is the Foundation Certificate in Accounting. It is an entry point for anyone wishing to start a career in accounting or finance.
Learners completing this qualification will be able to carry out typical bookkeeping transactions and tasks.
This qualification is suitable for learners already in employment,those returning to employment after a break or learners wishing to change career.
Once completed learners can progress to Advanced accounting or bookkeeping courses.
A good level of numeracy literacy and computer use is essential
Learners will undertake an assessment to confirm their entry level and will also have an interview with the course tutor. Following this you will be advised whether you have secured a place on the course.
What can I expect to learn?
You will learn about finance,accounting communication work ethics and business
The units are
Working effectively in finance
Elements of costing
How will I learn?
Your tutor will use a number of different teaching methods to develop your skills. These will include a wide range of authentic materials, individual study, working in pairs/group activities and will include the use of video/audio. You will also have the opportunity to use online learning technologies to develop your skills.
How will I know how well I am doing?
Your tutor will monitor progress throughout the course by observing activities and giving you direct verbal feedback.
The tutor will check and mark your completed work/assignments and provide developmental feedback.
You will also receive written feedback and set targets at different stages of the course via an Individual Learning Plan.
Will I have to do any work at home ?
A minimum of 6 hours of reading and private work will be required for successful completion of the exams which are externally marked to a high standard. Attendance at every session is essential
What will I need to provide?
You must have access to our VLE and virtual classroom environment via a device that supports Chrome or Firefox.
We will provide you with log ins and instructions.
Pen pencil and notepaper
Are there any other costs?
AAT registration fees £147
Cost of workbooks dependent on financial situation.
What can I do next?
Your tutor will be able to advise on further activities and courses to help you progress further in this subject or to complementary subjects.
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