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Accounting AAT (Certificate) at New College Swindon

Course description

The course is designed for those students who wish to enter into the accounting profession, and would prefer to study a more vocational route than the academic ‘A’ level route.

Course content

You will study the following five topics:

  • Processing bookkeeping transactions
  • Control accounts, journals and banking systems
  • Basic costing
  • Computerised accounting
  • Working effectively in accounting and finance


The work will be mainly teacher directed, and you will have the opportunity to complete lots of practice activities.

Entry requirements

5 GCSE’s  - grade A* - C (including Maths and English Language)


You will be assessed through 4 computer-based exams and 1 computer-based project.  This course will require a considerable amount of home study to supplement the lessons.  In each examination you are required to achieve at least 70%.

Future opportunities

Those who are serious about progressing their accounting studies, and have successfully completed this course, can study for the AAT Diploma in Accounting

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact New College Swindon directly.

Last updated date: 28 April 2016

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