Business & Accounting
Choosing to study in the business department will give you access to an exciting subject that is relevant across all employment sectors. All organisations are businesses, so studying Business as an option allows you flexibility across a variety of sectors, whether that’s fund-raising for a local charity or working abroad for a global blue-chip company. The teaching staff are well qualified with a breadth of experience in a number of industry sectors and students appreciate learning from people who have actually done it as well as teach it.
Caroline Openshaw, Head of Business
Past students have gone on to study business, marketing, law and management at some of the UK’s top rated universities including Lancaster University, Manchester Metropolitan University, University of Liverpool, Edge Hill and John Moore, Liverpool. Career options include accountancy, finance and banking, human resources, marketing, retail management, events planning or starting your own business.
Your future career could be..
|Banking C.S. Advisor||£15,000 - £24,000|
|Marketing Executive||£18,000 - £35,000|
|Digital Marketing Officer||£20,000 - £50,000|
|Assistant Accountant||£22,000 - £28,000|
|Social Media manager||£23,000 - £75,000|
AAT Level 1 Access Award in Accounting Software (B34287-A1A)
What do I need to join?
The AAT recommends students should have a good standard of maths and English, this is typically GCSE Grade C/Level 4 or equivalent or an ability to pass a suitable skills test. In addition, students should be familiar with how to use a PC and operate software, save files etc. This course concentrates on the use of accounting software and some knowledge of basic bookkeeping procedures is required.
• Have enthusiasm for the subject/area
• Have commitment to study (attendance, punctuality &behaviour)
• Have a proven interest in (accounting)
This qualification may interest those who are selfemployed or working in small businesses with a requirement to do their own bookkeeping. Students studying manual bookkeeping qualifications (or with existing manual bookkeeping skills) may also be interested in studying this qualification to gain skills in accounting software in order to develop their career as a bookkeeper. Students should choose the AAT Access Award in Accounting Software if they wish to focus on specific technical skills in using accounting software. Students completing this qualification may wish to pursue careers in finance or business in either the private or public sectors.
Who is this course for?
The course is suitable for adults who would like a career in finance or business in either the private or public sectors and are ready to start progressing through the AAT suite of qualifications to their appropriate level. It is also suitable for those who just wish to become familiar with computerised accounts in their own business.
For information, advice and guidance or to apply please phone Student & Learning Services on 01524 521237 or 0800 306306.
Course Information Sheet