Faculty of Accounting
Level 1 Accounting AAT. Duration: One Year
At Level 1 you will be introduced to Bookkeeping, Computerised Accounts and Payroll. You will also have the opportunity to practice the skills you have learnt on work experience.
Level 2 Accounting AAT. Duration: One Year
At Level 2 you will be introduced to Bookkeeping, Costing and Accounting Software. You will also have the opportunity to practice the skills you have learnt on work experience.
Level 3 Accounting AAT. Duration: One Year
At Level 3 you will study Advanced Bookkeeping, Management Accounting and Tax. You will also have the opportunity to practice the skills you have learnt on work experience, and be involved in employer-led workshops and visits to large accounting organisations, such as KPMG.
Our work experience employers include PVG Financial Services, Hilton Jones, Community Accounts Department, Co-op Insurance and Hunter Financial.
Part-time courses (evening):
Level 2 Accounting AAT. Duration: One Year.
Level 3 Accounting AAT. Duration: One Year.
Level 4 Accounting AAT. Duration: One Year.
Accountancy Level 2 Framework
This qualification builds the foundation of accountancy practice for apprentices. Apprentices will gain skills and knowledge in accounting modules - four separate units plus an assessment. The units are: Bookkeeping Transactions, Bookkeeping Controls, Elements of Costing and Using Accounting Software.
Entry Requirements: no minimum entry requirements.
Accountancy L3 Standard
This standard develops upon basic accountancy practice for apprentices. Apprentices will gain further skills and knowledge in accounting. This qualification is made up of four separate units plus an assessment. At this level, two additional units will be tested - Ethics for Accounting and Spreadsheet for Accounting, in addition to Advanced Bookkeeping, Final Accounts Preparation, Indirect Tax and Management Accounting.
Entry Requirements: must have a L2 Accounting qualification or an A Level in Accounting. No entry requirements for maths or English.
Accountancy L4 Standard
This higher level standard will develop the apprentice’s knowledge, skills and behaviours within a senior accounting role, such as managing budgets or drafting financial statements.
Entry Requirements: Assistant Accountant AAT Level 3 or current experience working in accounting at supervisory level. GCSE grades A-C (9-4) or FS Level 2 maths and English.
At Level 2, apprentices will gain a range of skills to help them build a career path and naturally progress to a Level 3 course. Completion of Level 2 can lead to employed positions such as:
Entry Level Programme: Skills for Life & Work
No formal qualifications are required for this course, although evidence of personal progression from previous education establishments would be beneficial.
These courses are specifically designed for learners with a special educational need (SEND).
Entry Level Programme: Skills & Employability
English & maths GCSE Grades G-U / 1 or English & maths Functional Skills Entry Level 3
GCSE Re-sit Study Programme
You will receive an offer of a place on the course subject to passing an English & maths assessment.
Vocational Level 1 Programme
English & maths GCSE Grades E-G/1- 2 or English & maths Functional Skills Entry Level 3.
Vocational Level 2 Programme
Minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade D/3 including maths and English or a vocational qualification Level 1, plus GCSE grade D/3 in both maths and English. English & maths Functional Skills Level 1 will be accepted as an alternative to GCSEs.
Vocational Level 3 Programme
Minimum of 4 GCSEs at grades A-C/4-9 (including maths and English) or a vocational qualification Level 2, plus GCSE grade C/4 in both maths and English
Minimum of 5 GCSE passes but Maths and English GCSE must be Grade 5 or above.
T levels in Science and Healthcare Science will also require a minimum of a grade 5 in a GCSE Science subject.
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You can apply for Apprenticeship vacancies or register your interest in an Apprenticeship sector as follows -
To register your interest - http://www.oldham.ac.uk/apprenticeships-traineeships/apprenticeships/
To apply for a vacancy - http://www.oldham.ac.uk/apprenticeships-traineeships/apprenticeship-vacancies/
If you are aged between 16 and 18 when you start your course and are taking a course leading to a qualification, the tuition and exam fees are free. However, there may be some additional costs for optional trips, recommended text books and professional start up kits. We have a bursary scheme to assist with these costs.
If you are aged between 16 and 18 when you start your course and are taking a course leading to a qualification, the tuition and exam fees are free. However, there may be some additional costs for optional trips, recommended text books and professional start up kits.Please note that fees may be charged to students ages 19 and over on certain courses. For more information about course fees and whether you may be eligible for fee remission please ring 0161 785 4039 or email email@example.com
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Once we receive your application, you will be invited in to speak to a tutor or a member of the Apprenticeship team to discuss your application.
This will provide you with the opportunity to ask any questions you may have about the course/Apprenticeship and to see our facilities.
Attendance Options: Apprenticeship, Full Time, Part Time
Delivery Method: Face-to-face