Accountancy (2 year)

Accountancy (2 year)

 Course Duration 

YEAR 1

NPA (August – May)

  • Tuesday 1:30 – 4:00 p.m.
  • Thursday 1:30 – 4:00 p.m.

YEAR 2

Diploma (August – May)

  • Tuesday 1:30 – 4:00 p.m.
  • Thursday 1:30 – 4:00 p.m.

Placement (employer) (August – June)

  • Thursday 9:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Entry Requirements

Students entering S5 capable of working at Higher Grade SCQF Level 6 (the same level as Higher).  They need to have:

  • A good level of written and spoken English
  • A good level of Numeracy skills
  • An interest in working in developing greater awareness of the industry
  • A strong desire to work in the accountancy sector
  • Motivation to succeed within the sector
  • Communication and team working skills

Educational Progression

Further study at college or university Progression to other AAT and ACCA professional qualifications.

Career Progression

Direct employment with an accountancy employer or in a related industry such as business and finance Gain accelerated entry onto the level 3 Modern Apprenticeship in Accounting

  • employer or in a related industry such as business and finance
  • Gain accelerated entry onto the level 3 Modern Apprenticeship in Accounting
  • Further study at college or university
  • Progression to other AAT and ACCA professional qualifications.

Course Content

Accountants help businesses keep track of their money, find new ways to grow and make bigger profits.  If you love a challenge and you are a good problem-solver, a Foundation Apprenticeship in Accountancy could be your solution.

This apprenticeship programme is a great way to get hands-on experience in this fast paced, constantly changing industry.  You will have the unique chance to develop skills and knowledge across a range of accountancy topics in a classroom, alongside a valuable work placement with an employer.

The course develops an understanding of the principles, structure, processes and procedures used in the Accountancy sector and these qualifications are expected to both help learners undertake their work placement and increase employability.

The professional body aspect of the course provides students with internationally recognised finance and accountancy skills that can open doors in any industry across the world.

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