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Accounting and Business (Intermediate) - Level 2

Overview

This dual-qualification course, studying both the AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting and the Level 3 Foundation Certificate in Business is ideal for anyone wishing to study accountancy and finance alongside a range of complementary business knowledge and personal skills.

The purpose of the course is to offer the foundation accounting knowledge needed to progress to employment or further study in accountancy and finance, alongside business and personal skills that are transferable to any sector. The course can lead to employment in roles such as: accounting, bookkeeping, payroll, tax, administration or as an accounting technician.


Start dates and fees

Start DateCodeAnnual Fee (Age)Actions
16-18over 19
Sep 20244796A1408FREE£500.00** EApply

E You may be eligible for fee exemption depending on your circumstances. Please see our fees for adult learners page for more information.


What will I study?

  • Bookkeeping, transactions and controls
  • Accounting software
  • Introduction to payroll
  • Introduction to business and company law
  • Working effectively in finance
  • Business communications and personal skills
  • Developing lifelong learning skills.

Entry requirements

  • Grade 4 in English and maths, plus three other GCSEs at grade 4.

If you are a young person who is not currently studying a traditional GCSE programme, we will consider alternative qualifications such as functional skills and vocational qualifications.

Please contact our admissions team for further information - admissions@wnc.ac.uk.

Applicants aged over 19:

  • If you do not have the entry requirements listed above you may still be accepted to study if you can provide relevant experience, a strong portfolio of work and a commitment to the subject.

Study programmes - essential skills for employment

If you're a student between the ages of 16 and 18 (or 19 to 25 with an EHC Plan) we want to make sure you have the best possible chances of landing an awesome job once you finish college.

Students who haven't achieved a grade 4/C in GCSE maths or English to continue studying these subjects while you're here with us. By doing so, you'll be building a strong foundation of skills that will significantly boost your employability in the future.

Think of it as a chance to supercharge your knowledge and abilities. You'll be equipped with the tools necessary to tackle the world beyond college with confidence. Plus, we'll be right here to support you every step of the way.

In addition, to help you gain essential skills for employment, all students aged 19 and under and studying a full-time course with us will take part in our study programmes.


How long is the course?

1 year.


How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed by sitting eight externally marked assessments and assignments throughout the year.


Career opportunities


How do I apply?

Apply online

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Why choose West Notts?

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96.2% A Level pass rate in 2022.

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