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Accounting and Finance Courses

Accounting

We offer a broad range of accountancy courses for learners at levels 1, 2, 3, and 4. The courses offered include professional Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) awards at different levels, which are much sought-after qualifications which are widely recognised in industry. We also offer apprenticeships and university-level qualifications in accounting, such as the level 4 Accounting Professional Diploma.

Who are Leicester College’s accounting courses for?

These courses are for anyone aged 16 or over (which level you study will depend on your existing skills, experience, and qualifications), and we also offer some accounting courses on a part-time basis to allow you to fit study around your existing commitments. For adult learners wishing to join a course, you may be offered an interview and your previous experience can be taken into account if you don’t meet the standard entry requirements. Learners aged 16-19 will follow a study programme which will include GCSE or functional skills English and maths if you don’t already have your grade 4 (C).

Further Information

Some courses will require you to purchase a coursebook. The AAT professional qualifications are assessed via exams. Successfully completing an AAT level 3 course will allow you to apply for a degree course in ACCA, ACA, or CIMA, or join the workforce as a qualified professional.

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Accounting AAT Diploma level 3 – C0199

Course Code: C0199

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 06 Sep 2021
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus St Margaret's Campus

Jobs in accountancy are ever-increasing across the UK. AAT is a professional and well-recognised accounting technician qualification, providing a practical approach to accounting work. The AAT level 3 diploma builds on basic financial knowledge by teaching complex accounting tasks such as preparing final accounts for partnerships and sole traders, and maintaining cost accounting paperwork.

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Accounting AAT level 2 – C4745

Course Code: C4745

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 06 Sep 2021
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus St Margaret's Campus

This is an ideal course for you if you want to gain a better understanding of the key principles involved in an accounting-related career and for a chance to secure yourself an entry-level position within this industry. It gives you a thorough grounding in the basics of accounting and/or bookkeeping, and provides a practical approach to accounting.

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Accounting AAT Certificate level 2 – C0283

Course Code: C0283

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 07 Sep 2021
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
    6 hours per week
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus City Skills Centre

Our AAT level 2 course is perfect for those looking to working in finance or expand their knowledge and skills of this industry. This course provides a practical approach to accounting work covering a range of topics that will help your employability in roles such as accounting, auditing and related areas of law.

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Accounting AAT Diploma level 3 – C0193

Course Code: C0193

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 09 Sep 2021
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
    6 hours per week
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus City Skills Centre

Enhance your financial knowledge and learn complex accounting with this intensive day release programme. AAT is a professional and well-recognised accounting technician qualification, providing a practical approach to accounting work. The course will include how to prepare profit and loss balance sheets, prepare costs and revenue reports, prepare cash flow forecasts and prepare VAT returns.

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Bookkeeping AAT Award level 1 – C7514

Course Code: C7514

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 20 Sep 2021
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
    5 hours per week
  • duration Duration 4 weeks
  • map Campus City Skills Centre

Boost your professional skills with this bookkeeping course. Ideal if you need to manage your own books or need a qualification to get into this field of work.

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SAGE Computerised Accounting for Business Certificate level 1 – C0762

Course Code: C0762

Key Information

  • start date Start Date Various
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
    24 hours per week
  • duration Duration 4 weeks
  • map Campus City Skills Centre

NOW BEING TAUGHT ONLINE. Would you like to take the first steps to working in the finance sector? SAGE accounting systems are used worldwide and are a part of the second largest technology company in the UK. This classroom based course will give you practical skills, knowledge related to computerised accounting and is a nationally recognised qualification.

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