Course Overview

This course will help you to understand the responsibilities of the accountant and the impact of their recommendations on business and the wider environment.

You will build knowledge and understanding of key concepts, principles and techniques that apply to real life scenarios. You will develop your ability to solve problems logically, analyse data methodically, make reasoned choices and communicate effecitvely.

There is an option to study qualifications with the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT).

Students who study the AAT qualifications to complement their A Level become members of the college’s Accounting Academy. The AAT qualifications and a related SAGE Computerised Accounting qualification are delivered free to Accounting Academy students. The college will also pay the annual AAT membership fee for each Academy student, enabling access to online industry resources to support career progression.


Entry Requirements

A minimum of grade B in GCSE Maths and English.

Course Delivery

The course is delivered through a variety of teaching methods. Team and group work is encouraged and independent study is essential.

The course is of a practical nature and the class atmosphere is lively, with a great deal of student participation.

Work is all based on real-life situations, which call for accuracy and the ability to handle a large volume of information.

Progression Opportunities

Many students become qualified accountants by progressing either to university or to the AAT Level 4 course which is delivered at Sketty Hall.

HE courses taught at Gower College Swansea which you can progress to include the HND Business Management (franchised from the University of South Wales). 

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