Practical Accounting Modules (Level 4)
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Course RecommendationThis programme will provide you with an understanding of basic principles and practice of accounting and prepare you for employment in an accounts clerk position, or for further studies in accounting.
Content:The Practical Accounting programme of study covers a variety of areas in accounting and business practices
• documentation for cash and other business transactions
• inventory management • paypayroll and other employment related administration
• preparation of financial records
• employment law
• word processing
On completion of these modules learners will be able to demonstrate knowledge of basic principles and practices of accounting. They will have the ability to keep reliable financial records, prepare financial information for an accountant and function as accounts clerks in a small to medium sized business or pursue further studies in accounting.
Following on from here learners can build towards a National Certificate or staircase on to a diploma or a degree at a Polytechnic or University.
Further study options:Higher diploma or degree level at University or Polytechnic
Career opportunities/Job opportunities:Accounts clerk or Accounts Assistant.
Manage your own accounts for your business
Entry requirements:Applicants must successfully complete Learning Post’s competency test or have achieved equivalent English language, literacy and numeracy skills, for admission to this course. They must also have access to appropriate computer hardware and software, and be accessible by telephone.
Programme Structure:A module is a project or group of tasks that build towards meeting the performance criteria that you need to compelte a unit standard. The core modules are listed below:
Introduction to Accounting
Code: PA1 15 credits
This module introduces the learner to basic accounting procedures and a variety of tasks that will be useful within an organisation.
Outcomes of this module:
IRD and Payroll Requirements
Employment Law and Inventory