Introduction to Accounts Level 3 Online

Course Content

Course Content

This is a 1-week non-accredited course, which needs to be completed prior to progressing to the AAT Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping or Level 3 Diploma in Accounting.

The course will help you to:
• Understand the content of the AAT level 3 qualifications
• Assess your English, maths and ICT skills needed for AAT level 3 qualifications
• Know the time commitments needed, attendance, assessment and planned end dates
• See the different methods of teaching used in the AAT courses
• Learn about the possible progression options
• Decide if a level 3 accounting is the right course for you
• Recap tasks learnt at level 2
• Understand the way questions are worded at level 3

To be eligible for a free funded course you must be over 19 years of age as at 31st August 2024 and not be an apprentice, further eligibility may be linked to where you live and we will check that at enrolment stage and may contact you for further information or refer you to alternative provision.
Basic IT skills are essential.
You should hold AAT level 2 Certificate in Accounting or equivalent. You should also have qualifications at level 2 in maths and English.

Face to face sessions – You will need a pen, paper and calculator.
Online sessions - You will need a pen, paper and calculator. You will also need access to a computer or laptop with internet and email.

Your teacher will give verbal and written feedback throughout the course.

You will achieve an understanding of the requirements of the AAT level 3 qualifications, particularly the AAT level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping & Diploma in Accounting.

Throughout your time learning with us, you will also have developed a whole range of skills that can be transferred from your course to a working environment, your home life or your own personal development.
Skills such as time management, organisation, research skills, networking and presenting ideas are all part of your learning journey along with decision making, problem solving and overcoming obstacles. All these skills will help you to become a confident, self-motivated person and will assist you on your chosen pathway.

Introduction to Sage Accounts or Payroll
Skillsfirst Award in Computerised Accounting for Business Level 2 (Sage Cloud)
Skillsfirst Award in Computerised Payroll for Business Level 1 (Sage Cloud)
AAT Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping
AAT level 3 Diploma in Accounting

You must also attend the relevant Introduction to sessions for the course chosen.

02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Concessions may be available based on income and benefit status

Helping you financially

  • 92% of our learners receive full funding for their learning. Our mission is to support you on the right learning path (T&C apply).
  • We can offer financial support relating to childcare costs, travel costs, course fees, books etc. (T&C apply).
  • You can pay for your course in instalments (over £100). Please ask for details.
  • English, maths including GCSEs and computing courses (up to Level 1) are FREE subject to eligibility (adult learners aged 19+ at 31st August 2023).
  • Qualification courses at Level 2 or below are FREE if your individual employed/self employed income is below £20,319.
  • If you have not yet achieved a Level 3 qualification or equivalent, you could learn for FREE.
  • Don’t worry if you have already gained a Level 3 qualification, but want to change your career path and try something new – you can apply for an Advanced Learner Loan which you start to pay back when you earn over £27,295.
  • From April 2023, some Level 3 courses will be available for FREE to adults who are unemployed or earning below the National Living Wage annually (£20,319), even if you already have a Level 3 qualification or higher. This funding is part of the ‘Level 3 Free Courses for Jobs’ offer and you will find a full list of qualifications included in this offer here https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/find-a-free-level-3-qualification/list-of-free-level-3-qualifications-available-to-eligible-adults

If you are unsure on what price you should pay, please contact us on 01609 536066 or email adultlearningservice@northyorks.gov.uk