Is this course right for me?
This course is suitable for people wishing to develop their career to professional level. Accountancy is a highly-skilled and highly-disciplined field, which is why good Accountants remain in demand across the UK. In fact, research shows that country will need around 80,000 additional Accountants by 2050 and this is an industry full of opportunities!
AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) is a national suite of qualifications recognised by employers across the country. AAT students are valued for their determination and independent study skills. Completion of Level 4 will entitle you to Affiliate Membership of AAT, and you can put the letter MAAT after your name. If you have relevant work experience, you can qualify for AAT full professional membership. You will gain the skills you need to become a financial team leader or set up your own practice.
The AAT Level 4 qualification consists of several units including: Financial statements Budgeting Financial performance Internal control and accounting systems Personal tax Credit control
The Units are assessed through online exams. You will work through assessments regularly so that you and your teacher can check your progress and go over any topics you are finding difficult. There will be practice exams before you sit the final examinations themselves.
Your Tutor will be on hand to support you throughout your course to develop your skills, prepare you for your next steps and help you to achieve your goals.
Your Study Programme includes valuable additions to help you succeed! You will have a regular 1:1 appointment with highly qualified and experienced professionals who will help you to manage your workload, give you valuable feedback and ensure that you meet College expectations. Work Experience is crucial to preparing you for your next steps and here you will have access to a wide range of employers to make sure you gain plenty of workplace experience. Careers Advice & Guidance is available throughout your time at CBC from our friendly, dedicated Advisors. They can provide you with a wide range of support including CV writing, UCAS applications, interview skills and much more.
What options are there after completing this course?
Upon completing your course, you have a great range of options available to help you continue your adventure: You can progress to study a full degree or into employment within the financial industry. Your course includes AAT membership and being a member of this organisation is a great addition to your CV when searching for employment. Want to know more? Click here to see where this course can take you!
Coming to College is a full time commitment and you will need to ensure that you have factored in the cost of travelling to College and potentially to a local work placement. If you are concerned about this, please click here to see what financial support is available through our Student Services team.
You will need basic stationery, and a good USB stick and a good calculator are useful. We have an excellent LRC and good IT facilities at college. Your registration with AAT gives you access to the materials youÕll need to study and revise.