Professional Courses
Fee Information

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.


About this course

At Ealing Accounting Academy you will be involved in a unique programme that is designed to develop your knowledge and skills in a range of accounting related areas. Whether your goal is to get ready to start work in the accountancy field within a year or two, or to progress to HE and/or chartered accountancy, our programme will provide you with endless opportunities in the world of accounting.

Our programme is designed to provide you with the skills you will need to begin your career in accountancy and also help you master more complex financial processes, including final accounts for sole traders and partnerships, reports and returns and professional ethics. The course is composed of two parts, part 1 of the programme will enable you to gain the AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting and part 2 will enable you to gain the AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting.

Part 1 ensures that students are well prepared to progress on to a career in business, finance or professional accountancy. At the end of part 1, you will have developed accountancy skills in double-entry bookkeeping and basic costing, as well as an understanding of purchase, sales and general ledgers. Part 2 of the programme covers a range of complex accounting tasks, including maintaining cost accounting records and the preparation of reports and returns.

UNITS

  • Bookkeeping Transactions

  • Bookkeeping Controls

  • Elements of Costing

  • Using Accounting Software

  • Work Effectively in Finance

  • Advanced Bookkeeping

  • Final Accounts Preparation

  • Management Accounting: Costing

  • Indirect Tax

  • Ethics for Accountants

  • Spreadsheets for Accounting

Alongside your Accounting programme you will engage in a 2- week work experience and other employer engagement activities which will enable you to gain valuable skills needed to succeed in a work place.

Entry Requirements

Minimum 5 GCSEs grade A*-C or 4 and above including Maths and English

Assessment Method

Exams and Written assignments

Progression Opportunities
  • AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting

  • Higher Education in Accounting

  • Employment in accounting and finance
Study Methods

You will complete online exams for the Level 2 AAT qualification in the first year. You will participate in debates, competitions, mock trials, business games, as well as workshops and events with leading companies and business people. In addition you will complete 35 hours in the first year of volunteering in the community.

Enrolment

We look forward to welcoming you to Ealing, Hammersmith and West London's College. We are enrolling now. Come along to the College to enrol directly. See our enrolment dates and times. www.wlc.ac.uk/enrol