What is special about this course?
AAT Level 6 in Accounting is the intermediate level of the AAT Accounting Qualification. It offers technical training in accounting and its main purpose is to provide students with specialist knowledge and skills to gain employment in an accounting role and / or the opportunity to progress to further qualification in accountancy or a related field.
At this intermediate level, you’ll master more complex financial processes, including final accounts for sole traders and partnerships, reports and returns and professional ethics.
Once you’ve completed the intermediate level, you’ll be awarded the AAT Level 6 in Accounting.
Completion of Introductory Level or relevant previous qualifications or work experience.
There are 6 mandatory units at the intermediate level:
- Accounts Preparation
- Prepare Final Accounts for Sole Traders and Partnerships
- Costs and Revenues
- Professional Ethics
- Indirect Tax
- Spreadsheets Software
How will I study my course?
- Day release
Mixture of Classroom based activities and self-study.
How long will my course last?
1 Academic Years
Where can I study my course?
Further education tuition fees
If you are studying a full time Further Education course (NCs, NQs etc.) the College claims your fees from the Scottish Funding Council for students who are under 18 on the first day of the course. Students over the age of 18 on the first day of the course have to apply to Orkney Islands Council (OIC) for a tuition fees bursary.
Information on the tuition fees bursary is available on the OIC website.
Normally you are responsible for your course fees but if you are in receipt of certain benefits you may be eligible for a Part Time Course Fee Waiver. Not all part-time courses at Orkney College UHI are covered by the Fee Waiver Scheme and only certain benefits are acceptable as a basis for a Fee Waiver. Please contact the college to enquire.
If you are eligible, you may be entitled to an ILA of up to £200 a year towards a course. Further information can be found at https://www.myworldofwork.co.uk/learn-and-train/sds-individual-learning-accounts-ila
What can I do on completion of my course?
Students can progress to the AAT Accounting Level 8
- Accounts Assistant
- Accounts Payable and Expenses Supervisor
- Accounts Payable Clerk
- Assistant Accountant
- Audit Trainee
- Corporate Recovery Analyst
- Credit Controller
- Finance Assistant
- Insolvency Executive
- Payroll Administrator
- Payroll Supervisor
- Practice Bookkeeper and Payroll
- Tax Accountant
- Tax Assistant
Is there more information available online?
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