The newly developed T Level in Accounting is an exciting opportunity if you are looking to progress into a role within the world of accounting and finance. This two-year programme has been developed in collaboration with employers and businesses so that the content meets the needs of industry and prepares you for work. You will gain the skills, knowledge and expertise required to work within the accountancy and finance arena.T-Levels are equivalent to 3 A levels and allows you to work closely with employers to gain industry experience.
What will I learn?
The programme consists of a technical qualification including core content and occupational specialisms, alongside a high-quality industry placement. The core content focuses on the knowledge and understanding of the accounting sector, supporting you to gain the transferable and core skills you will require within this industry. You will cover a range of topics including:
- Learn the fundamental principles of financial accounting. You will understand financial principles, concepts, and practices and how they link to relevant accounting, bookkeeping and business mathematics requirements.
- Develop an understanding of professionalism and ethics. You will explore professional conduct and responsibilities in the workplace as well as ethical dilemmas for the individual and the organisation.
- Develop an awareness of key requirements of a data governance framework and understand methods and tools used to support decision making.
- Undertake a substantial industry placement. You will complete a minimum of 315 hours of placement with an employer to develop your knowledge, skills and behaviours.
Study, Assessment and Qualifications
The Pearson T Level in Accounting core content is assessed through two written examinations and a substantial practical employer-set project. The further occupational specialism is assessed through an externally assessed synoptic project relating to a particular given scenario.
A minimum of 6 GCSEs at Grade 4/C or above including Maths and English (or equivalents).
A good reference.
A satisfactory interview.
Additional Costs and Information
You may be expected to join in course trips to other organisations and exhibitions as required, and this may involve some costs towards travel and/or entry fees.
What Could I Do Next?
You could join a Foundation Degree in Business/Accounting or other related University programmes, a higher technical programme through ACCA, a higher apprenticeship or progress into employment.