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Accounting A Level at Chadwell Heath Academy

Course description

The accounting course would give you the opportunities to gain the skills and abilities which are needed for business studies, management, accounting and finance courses at university. It will also give you the skills and abilities which businesses are looking for when they are recruiting.

Course content

Modules for AS
1. An introduction to the role of the accountant in business
2. Types of business organisation
3. The double entry model
4. Verification of accounting records
5. Accounting concepts used in the preparation of account records
6. Preparation of financial statements of sole traders
7. Limited company accounts
8. Analysis and evaluation of financial information
9. Budgeting
10. Marginal costing

Modules for A-Level
1. An introduction to the role of the accountant in business
2. Types of business organisation
3. The double entry model
4. Verification of accounting records
5. Accounting concepts used in the preparation of accounting records
6. Preparation of financial statements of sole traders
7. Limited company accounts
8. Analysis and evaluation of financial information
9. Budgeting
10. Marginal costing
11. Standard costing and variance analysis
12. Absorption and activity based costing
13. Capital investment appraisal
14. Accounting for organisations with incomplete records
15. Partnership accounts
16. Accounting for limited companies
17. Interpretation, analysis and communication of accounting information
18. The impact of ethical considerations

Assessment

AS:
Paper 1: 3 hour examination (100%)

A2:
Paper 1: 3 hour examination (50%)
Paper 2: 3 hour examination (50%)

Future opportunities

An A Level in accountancy gives you a huge variety of career opportunities. Here are a few which this course can lead to; accountancy, banking, insurance, investment banking, auditing and consultancy. An A Level in accountancy will show prospective employers and universities you have a keen interest in finance and demonstrate your analytical skills.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Chadwell Heath Academy directly.

Last updated date: 21 April 2017
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