• Business

    HNC Accounting

  • SCQF Level

    Level 7

  • Attendance/Duration

    This course runs on a Tuesday and a Thursday evening from 6pm to 9pm for 34 weeks. These times include a period for shut down procedures at the end of the night.

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Accountants are in demand in nearly all business sectors across the world, with accurate accounting playing a key role in the success of every organisation. Financial services employment is also growing rapidly and our courses will give you the right skills and knowledge to prepare you for a rewarding career in the accountancy field. If you’ve got aspirations for a career in accounting, then this course can help you on your way.

For entry to this course you’ll need:

  • A real interest in working in an accounting role
  • A minimum of 1 Higher and ideally proven level English or Maths at SCQF 5/6, although we’ll consider a relevant group of NQ Units and SCQF Level 6, or Foundation Apprenticeship in Business Skills
  • An interview with us

If you don’t have formal qualifications, but have previous employment, practical or life experience, then we’ll also consider you for a place, so please call us for a chat.

What's involved

This course gives you a good foundation for working in an accounting role. You’ll look at the key areas of accounting, and the IT knowledge and software which supports it. You’ll also explore other relevant topics to working in business.

Here's just some of what you’ll be doing:

  •  You’ll learn how to record financial information, complete a VAT return and prepare financial statements.
  •  You’ll look at cost accounting and recording costs, as well as management accounting using IT, learning how to present financial information such as budget statements.
  •  You’ll learn to use financial accounting software to process transactions and prepare accounts for a small business, as well as SAGE payroll.
  •  You’ll look at the UK Income Tax system and in particular Pay As You Earn (PAYE).

You will complete this course over 2 years, achieving 3 PDAs (Professional Development Awards) along the way in Bookkeeping, Financial Accounting and Management Accounting. Each year you will complete 48 SCQF Credits towards your HNC in Accounting.

Cost

£660.00

This course is eligible for ITA Funding, Fee Waiver and Part Time Funding Grant depending on individual circumstances. For further information on funding click our Funding and Fees tab to the right. Apply for your funding now to ensure it is in place before your course starts.

Please note this course is eligible to pay by instalments. Please contact our Finance department for further information on 01563 523501 Ext. 8558

Start Date

3 Sep 2019

Campus

Ayr

Full

Start Date

3 Sep 2019

Campus

Ayr

Full

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