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AAT Accounting Foundation Certificate

You may be interested in this course if you are new to accounting, or working in a junior accounting role seeking to gain a qualification. The foundation certificate will support your development within the accounting profession, and you will learn about finance administration, double-entry bookkeeping, computerised accounts and basic costing principles. The course is also suitable if you run your own business or want to do the accounts for a friend or partner. You will learn basic accounting principles and practice split over five units, and in addition you will gain English and maths skills needed for accounting environments.

You will learn through formal tuition with practical tasks, and will be required to complete your studies by working on exercises at home. You will be assessed through four exams taken throughout the course and one final exam at the end of course.

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Code Location Dates Day Times Weeks 19+ Fee  
CT2ACC1PBV Paignton Campus 11/09/2019 - 18/03/2020 WED 10:00:00:0 - 15:00:00:0 25 £1022.00 T2 Apply Now
CT2AC31PBV Paignton Campus 20/01/2020 - 12/10/2020 MON 12:00:00:0 - 17:00:00:0 16 £1022.00 T2 Apply Now
CT2AC21PBV Paignton Campus 12/09/2019 - 08/10/2020 THU 17:30:00:0 - 20:30:00:0 37 £1022.00 T2 Apply Now
CT2AC21PBN 25/03/2020 - 02/12/2020 WED 10:00:00:0 - 15:00:00:0 13 £1022.00 T2 Apply Now
CT2ACC1PBN 19/11/2019 - 16/06/2020 TUE 12:00:00:0 - 17:00:00:0 25 £1022.00 T2 Apply Now
FC Courses marked are full cost with no reductions available.
T2 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 2 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
T3 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 3 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
19+ Courses marked may entitle you to an Advanced Learning Loan to help fund your studies, available for learners aged 19 or over.

"I previously worked in the automotive industry, but was always very creative and was considering a career change, potentially working in marketing roles with digital technologies. I've had a really good experience at the UCSD; the facilities and resources are excellent, and the support of the tutors is invaluable. I've been able to work on live projects set by employers, such as Living Coasts, which has been incredibly beneficial. I've been able to see the business and commercial aspect of work, and it's been a chance to apply my knowledge and develop my vocational skills. When I complete my Foundation Degree I intend to enter employment for 2 to 3 years, working in web or graphic design, before then completing a top-up year and returning to industry."Ben Young

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