Business Accounting SCQF Level 7
Gain a good base knowledge of accounting for businesses.
Why take this course?
This is a mandatory Unit within HNC/HND Business Group Award, may be an optional part of other HN group awards or taken as a stand alone HN Unit. It will allow you to develop the skills required to prepare basic financial and management accounting reports and, in addition, will also develop the skills, knowledge and understanding you need to interpret and use financial information for decision making. For more information on this course, please visit the SQA website.
Credit points and level: 2 HN credits at SCQF level 7: (16 SCQF credit points at SCQF level 7)
What you will experience
You will learn all about the preparation and use of accounting information within a business organisation. On completion of the Unit, you should be able to:
- Prepare final accounts of a limited company, for internal users
- Prepare cash budgets and calculate break even point
- Identify the users of financial information and the purposes for which they require the information
- Describe the various sources of finance available to an organisation
- Analyse the performance and financial position of a business
This course requires you to manage your workload independently, and will involve attendance at a campus or centre - often for assessment purposes only.
Candidates would normally be expected to be competent in numeracy and communication at SCQF level 5 or have similar qualifications or experience.
What you need to know
This course involves an additional SQA fee. Please see our Courses Explained page for further information on costs.
Please note that fee waivers or ILA funding may apply.
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Pre-entry guidance is required prior to booking a place on this course. Please contact Brenda Bryce, Distance Learning Co-ordinator by email or on 01346 506014 in the first instance for more information. When submitting your distance learning application form, please ensure you attach the additional information sheet listing qualifications and previous knowledge with your application. You may be required to attend College for assessment. Please check if this is a requirement for your course.
|1 September 2017||80 Hours over 12 Months||£240.00||
|Paper applications only|
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