Fees indicated are based on the current year (August 2016 to July 2017) and are subject to change next year.
Our further education courses (Entry to Level 3) are usually free if you are 16-18 years old. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial support to help with other costs associated with your course such as course materials and travel.
If you are aged 19 or over you may be required to pay fees.
If you are enrolling onto a Level 3 or 4 course and are over 19 years of age the fees may be higher and you will be required to take out an Advanced Learning Loan, please see the guide to fees for more information.
International students will be required to pay the full International course fee.
For more information, see our guide to fees.
The introductory level consists of four units:
- Introduction to bookkeeping
- Working within bookkeeping
- Bookkeeping and accounts
- Spreadsheet software
To start this programme, you must have literacy and numeracy skills at level 2. Exemptions from this requirement will be granted in exceptional cases where applicants can demonstrate prior knowledge or relevant experience. Any exemptions are granted at our total discretion. In addition you may be required to pass an Entry test to ensure your skills are at the necessary level to cope with the course.
Successful completion of this course is by passing a Computer-based Assessment.
Stepping stone to further studies in Bookkeeping, Computerised Accounting and the AAT Accounting Qualification.
You will learn in dedicated classrooms and computer rooms, and be taught by an experienced tutor. Classes are 3 hours long.