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.

The course covers the following units:

  • Bookkeeping transactions
  • Bookkeeping Controls
  • Elements of Costing
  • Work effectively in accounting and finance
  • Using accounting Software
  • Business communications and personal skills
  • Developing Lifelong Learning Skills
  • Introduction to payroll
  • Introduction to Business and Company Law
Entry Requirements

To start this programme, you will need to have the following qualifications: 5 GCSEs including English and Mathematics at grade C and above

Assessment Method

All of the units within the qualification are mandatory. Six units are assessed individually in end-of-unit assessments. This qualification also includes a combined unit assessment, which draws two units together in one assessment, and an end of qualification assessment that draws on and assesses knowledge and understanding from across a number of units.

Progression Opportunities

Stepping stone to further studies in Bookkeeping and advanced AAT Accounting or other Business Qualifications.

Study Methods

You will learn in dedicated classrooms and computer rooms, and be taught by experienced tutors. You will also have an opportunity of work experience as part of this programme.


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.