This is a direct entry level course in accounting and will suit your needs if you have achieved well at GCSE.
This intermediate level in accounting covers a range of topics to enable you to gain skills in the more complex areas of accounting.
What makes AAT at HRC special?
- An excellent preparation for Level 4, University or higher-level apprenticeship
- A dedicated team of experienced tutors
- Excellent facilities for sport, drama and other recreational facilities
- Our Learning Centres have helpful and supportive staff as well as up-to-date resources relevant to current courses
- Excellent IT facilities
What do our students say?
"I'm much more confident now in talking about my future plans to be an accountant"
"I feel that I have useful skills and knowledge that I can build on"
Career destinations and employment opportunities that could be relevant are:
Accounting Technician, Tax Assistant, Company Secretary Office, Management Accountant, Investment Banking, Payroll and VAT specialists, Set up your own business.
What can I do next?
- Apprenticeship/employment within an accounting firm
- AAT Level 4 Diploma in Accounting
- University or similar
- Entry into employment
What will I be doing?
- advanced bookkeeping
- final accounts preparation
- management accounting
- indirect tax
- ethics for accountants
- spreadsheets for accounting
The latter two subjects are examined as part of a specific assessment, which encapsulates all prior learning at this level.
You will have the chance to take part in additional activities including work experience.
How will I be assessed?
All units are examined by computerised-based assessments only.
- If you are aged 16 - 23 you must have a GCSE Grade 6 in English Language or Literature and a Grade 6 in maths
- You must be able to demonstrate your commitment to what is a very demanding course of study and be able to work under pressure as all units are assessed by timed examinations only.
If you would like help understanding our entry requirements, give our Information Team a call on 01992 411411
What do I need to bring?
You will need an AAT tutorial and workbook for each unit, a calculator, paper and pens and a readiness to work hard.
Books for the course cost approximately £100.
If you think you would benefit from financial support we have bursary options available for those who meet the criteria. Please note, this funding is not guaranteed and is subject to availability at the time of application.
Free to those under 19 on 31 August 2019.
If you are 19 or over on 31 August 2019, have been a permanent resident in the EU for the last 3 years and are a fee-paying new entrant, you will pay approximately £2000 tuition fee for a Level 2 qualification and approximately £5500 for a Level 3 qualification (these were the fees for 2018/19 and could be subject to change for 2019/20).
Fee-paying students continuing on the same course for a second year will be charged £2000 tuition fee for a Level 2 qualification and approximately £8500 for a Level 3 qualification (these were the fees for 2018/19 and could be subject to change for 2019/20).
If you are aged 19-23 you may also be entitled to free training if the course you choose is your first full Level 2 or Level 3 qualification.
You will also be required to pay a materials fee of approximately £30 payable on enrolment.