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.
"When I attended an Open Evening at the University Centre South Devon I was initially unsure which direction I wanted to take. When I spoke to a tutor about my goals, strengths and weaknesses, they guided me to a degree in business and management and I never looked back."Charlotte McGowan
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