Accounting A-Level at Handsworth Wood Girls' Academy
You will extend your knowledge and understanding of financial accounting and of management accounting. You will learn techniques that can be applied to businesses that do not maintain complete accounting systems. You will also learn the techniques and procedures that are relevant to partnerships and develop further your understanding of financial accounting in relationship to limited companies. During the course you will learn how accounting techniques may be used to aid the management of a business and contribute to effective decision making. You will develop an understanding of a variety of cost concepts including overhead absorption, activity based costing, standard costing and variance analysis.
Unit 3: Further Aspects of Financial Accounting
Unit 4: Further Aspects of Management Accounting
A grade D at AS-Level Accounting is required for this course.
· Unit 3: A 2 hour written exam containing four compulsory questions – 25 % A2 Level.
· Unit 4: A 2 hour written exam containing four compulsory questions – 25 % A2 Level.
· The remaining 50 % of A Level marks come from the AS Level year of the course.
· Level 3 AAT course – 7 assessments during course.
You can gain entry to University or employment as a trainee accountant. This qualification is valued in most areas of employment for the skills that you develop in the process of the course
A grade D at AS Level Accounting is required for this course. Successful completion of the Level 2 AAT course is required before the Level 3 AAT assessments can be taken. Completion of the Level 3 AAT course will require attendance until July 2014.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Handsworth Wood Girls' Academy directly.