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£256.00 Course symbols: * IA Q FL
Introducing students to the world of business and finance. Learn the language of finance and standard business practices which consist of mathematics for accounting
essential accounting procedures
What you will learn
creating business documents and accounting in a professional environment. There is an additional admission fee to be confirmed which is paid by the student directly to AAT. Workbooks need to be purchased at a further cost. Course includes exam costs of £31.00
How you will learn on this course
a) guidance needed: All students must attend the first session of this class, which will be a guidance session. At this session the tutor will discuss the course with you to ensure that it is the right course for you. b) entry requirements: No formal entry requirements. Students enrolling on this course will be expected to sit an English and Maths Initial Assessment prior to being accepted onto the course. You can book your Initial Assessment online at www.tlcbexley.ac.uk. It is quick, simple and a confirmation e-mail will be sent to you. Alternatively you can call 020 3045 5176, quoting the course you are interested in and the course code, or visit one of our centres. Initial Assessment is conducted to assess that you have the correct level of English and Maths necessary for the course and where required additional support can be put in place to help you succeed. If you are unsuccessful in your Initial Assessment, guidance will be given to you regarding a more suitable course.
How you will be assessed on this course
The course is made up of three topics 1. Preparing for Work 2. Using Numbers in Business 3. Sale and Purchases in Business
Qualification and exam information (only for courses leading to a qualification)
Demonstration, discussion and explanation from the tutor, group interaction with tutor and peers. Learners will receive instruction sheets, handouts, practice exercises and one-to-one tuition. There will be plenty of hands-on practice using the software, Windows 10 and Office 2016.
What you will be expected to do outside your lesson time
Preparing for Work 1. Understand how organisations operate 2. Develop skills for the workplace 3. Be able to apply for a job Develop skills for the workplace 1. Working with others 2. Time management 3. Professional behaviour 4. Workplace communications 5. Understand the importance of keeping data and information secure 6. Be able to apply for a job 7. Identifying a suitable job 8. Applying for a job using an application form or CV (curriculum vitae) Using numbers in business 1. Work with numbers 2. Record and sort whole numbers 3. Perform simple business calculations 4. Check results of calculations 5. Identify differences between figures over time 6. Complete calculations 7. Work with common decimals, fractions, percentages, proportions and ratios 8. Calculate decimals, fractions and percentages of numbers 9. Calculate equivalent fractions, percentages and decimals 10. Calculate and apply simple proportions and ratios 11. Round numbers Sales and purchase in business 1. Understand how sales and purchases support businesses 2. Sales and purchases in business 3. Understand principles of sales and purchases 4. sales 5. Purchases 6. Payment terms 7. Apply business procedures to sales and purchases 8. Business procedures for sales and purchases Students must be able to: • complete documents used in the sales process (delivery note, sales invoice) with: o date • purchase order number • delivery note number • customer name and address • description and quantity of goods or services • value of goods or services including item price • amounts (net, VAT and total) • select an approved supplier for specified goods or services • complete documents used in the purchase process (purchase order, goods received note (GRN)) with: • date • purchase order number • supplier name and address • description and quantity of goods or services • value of goods or services including item price • amounts (net, VAT and total) • check for differences between documents in the purchase process (purchase order, goods received note (GRN), delivery note): • incorrect items or quantity of goods • items missing from delivery • incorrect item price • incorrect calculations.
What you need for your course
Qualification: Level One Access Award in Business Skills - AAT In addition to the course and examination fees there is a student membership fee of £43.00 (subject to change) which you must pay directly to AAT. The exact cost is to be confirmed. Assessments are computer based. Costs: The examination costs are included within the total course fee but there will be a charge of £51 per resit. In addition to the course and examination fees there is a student membership fee of £43 which you must pay directly to AAT.
What you need to bring to the first class
At least three hours per week reading/practical exercises required
What you can do next
Resources are available and students will be advised at the first session.
Pen, pencil, calculator, notepaper
On completion of this level once the student has some relevant accounting experience they can progress to 1815B211 Accounting: Level One Access Award in Bookkeeping - AAT And