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Accounting AAT Fast Track Level 2/3 at Malvern Hills College

Course description

A Fast Track route covering Level 2 and Level 3 in one year, leading to a highly recognised accounting qualification which enables students to progress to the AAT Level 4 and then on to a professional accountancy.

Course content

What’s involved?

  • Basic book-keeping through to preparation of final accounts for sole traders and partnerships
  • Costing and decision making for manufacturing and service industries
  • Indirect Tax (VAT)
  • Working Effectively in Accounting and Finance, and Professional Ethics
  • SAGE computerised accounts and Excel spreadsheets

How will I be studying?

The course is very structured. Students will generally study two to three units at a time. Each unit is delivered by means of lectures and workshops. In addition homework and self study will be expected to be undertaken. Each unit is examinable, with a total of 11 exams in order to achieve both levels.

Where can I move on to after this course?

AAT Level 3 is worth 160 UCAS points and can be used to assist university applications. Alternatively students can progress on to the Level 4 AAT (available as a part-time course) and ultimately membership of the AAT organisation. For students considering Higher Education, completion of Level 4 can allow students to progress to the second year of relevant degrees or the second year of some professional accountancy qualifications.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have five GCSEs grade A* - C including Maths and English or equivalent. (Relevant prior work experience will be considered as an alternative).

Future opportunities

AAT Level 3 provides UCAS points and can be used to assist university applications. Alternatively students can progress on to the Level 4 AAT (available as a part-time course) and ultimately membership of the AAT organisation. For students considering Higher Education, completion of Level 4 can allow students to progress to the second year of relevant degrees or the second year of some professional accountancy qualifications.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Malvern Hills College directly.

Last updated date: 05 August 2016

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    • The Malvern campus has been a centre of excellence for Art and Crafts for many years. Malvern town centre is nearby with its leisure, theatre and shopping facilities and fabulous backdrop of the Malvern Hills.

      The campus has...

      ·         Professional hair and beauty therapy salons.

      ·         Dedicated hair and beauty teaching facilities.

      ·         Several art and crafts studios.

      ·         Exhibits of the students’ work.

      ·         The Malvern Community Learning Centre.

      ·         Fully equipped IT facilities.

      In addition to the Learning Resources Centre, and the Refectory.