Young Professional Accountants (Vocational)

Based in MediaCityUK the courses offer a structured programme of study for 16-19 year olds that sits alongside students’ college coursework. They are delivered in conjunction with our employer volunteers who provide masterclasses, mentoring, and workplace visits. Our Young Professional Accounting student’s course also offers a vast-array of work related activities with the support of our employer led advisory boards.

What will I study?

Young Professional Accountants

This course is aimed at learners who have a talent and flair for finance, business and accounting. Learners will follow one of the following pathways:

Year 1

AAT Level 2 Diploma in Business and Accounting:

Units include elements of costing, bookkeeping transactions, bookkeeping controls, using accounting software (Sage Line 50, Work Effectively in Finance)

Year 2

AAT Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting

Advanced bookkeeping, final accounts preparation, management accounts (costing, indirect tax, ethics for accounting, spreadsheets for accounting)

AAT Level 2 & 3 Fast Track

The course is aimed at learners who have a talent and wish to progress into a career in accounting.

September – December:  AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping

January – July: AAT Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting

What enrichment will there be?

Students will be able to benefit from the strong industry links with companies who actively support our provision, such as ITV, Lloyds Banking Group, RBS, The Peel Group, Salford Council, BDO, Baker Tilly and Grant Thornton, Bank of New York Mellon and SISTV.
Students will benefit from a range of trips, as well as visiting guest speakers.

Level \ Entry Requirements Intermediate
Entry Requirements: 4 Ds/3s at GCSE
Code: C18F-FIN-DL2
Available at: FutureSkills, FutureSkills

Entry Requirements: 5 Cs/4s at GCSE including English and Maths
Code: C18F-FIN-DL3
Available at: FutureSkills, FutureSkills

What could I do next?

Students could go onto AAT Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting, University or onto apprenticeships/employment.

How is the course assessed

The courses are assessed through a combination of online computer based examinations and assessments.

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