ICS Learn

Introduction

Who we are

International Correspondence Schools (ICS Learn) is the world's most experienced distance learning organisation. We have been a pioneer in teaching skills and qualifications at a distance for over 125 years, giving you the opportunity to learn while earning and to fulfil your ambitions.

Our aim

Our aim is to make learning as accessible as possible, allowing you to get the skills, training and qualifications you want, in a way that lets you decide when, where and how you learn. Whatever your objectives are, we are here to help, support and guide you through your journey.

We offer a wide range of courses for people with different needs, interests and ambitions. So whether you're looking to prepare for university, advance your career, change your career, fulfil a passion or learn something completely new, we will help you get where you want to be.

We work with a large number of professional bodies to provide qualifications that are respected and widely recognised, so what you learn with us matters when it comes to finding a job, improving your skills or getting a qualification. In fact, our qualifications are accredited by awarding bodies and higher education institutions, including CIPD, AAT, ILM, CIPS and NCFE - to name only a few.

We offer flexible payment options on the majority of our courses that help you spread the cost of your course.

Learning with experts

When you start learning with us you can be sure of total support throughout your online learning course. Should you need help at any time during your course, we have a team of advisors, tutors and mentors who have experience in helping students through their courses.

Not only do our tutors, service team and mentors provide assistance to students who encounter problems or just have a question, but you also have access to your Student Community, where you can access support and forums and manage your account to help you fulfill your potential. You can also keep up to date by following us on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

We understand that choosing the right course for your specific needs is an important decision. Our Course Advisors will help you find the right course at the right price and with the support you need.

Our students

We believe online learning is the best way to fit your studies around your life; you can study from home, from work or from anywhere you want. Our students come from all over the world, although the majority of our students are based in the UK, there are no borders when it comes to learning with us.

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Diploma

AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom Glasgow

AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting is the intermediate level of the level 3 AAT Distance Learning Accounting qualification. It offers technical training in accounting and its main purpose is to provide students with specialist knowledge and skills to gain employment in an accounting role and / or the opportunity to progress to further qualification in accountancy or a related field. [+]

AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting is the intermediate level of the level 3 AAT Distance Learning Accounting qualification. It offers technical training in accounting and its main purpose is to provide students with specialist knowledge and skills to gain employment in an accounting role and / or the opportunity to progress to further qualification in accountancy or a related field. AAT Level 3 Course At this intermediate level, you'll master more complex financial processes, including final accounts for sole traders and partnerships, reports and returns and professional ethics. If the AAT Level 3 Diploma is not the right course for you, have a look at our AAT Level 2 Certificate or the AAT Combined course. Entry Requirements To enrol on our AAT Level 3 Diploma you must be able to demonstrate appropriate knowledge through work experience or hold a Level 2 AAT, or equivalent qualification. If you are not sure whether Level 3 is the right place to start you can complete the AAT Skillcheck test on the AAT website. The AAT Skillcheck is a short online test with a series of multiple-choice questions. It should only take about 30 minutes to complete. You'll be able to see your results and the recommended level of study immediately. As this is a business orientated finance course you should have reasonable numeracy and communication skills. If English is not your first language, IELTS 5.5 is required and an interest in how business works, *Please note that if you have a criminal record or have been made bankrupt the AAT may not accept you as a member - consequently you will be unable to sit exams. Where will I go from here? A student who has been successful at Level 3 can become a very useful member of the accounting team. Example of job roles that holders of Level 3 Diploma in Accounting are equipped to undertake include: Accounts Assistant; Accounts Payable and Expenses Supervisor, Accounts Payable Clerk; Assistant Accountant; Audit Trainee; Bookkeeper; Corporate Recovery Analyst; Credit Controller; Finance Assistant; Insolvency Executive; Payroll Administrator; Payroll Supervisor; Practice Bookkeeper and Payroll; Tax Assistant. Holders of AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting can go on to complete the final stage of AAT Accounting Qualification at Level 4. This is available through a variety of modes of study including the Higher Apprenticeship in Accounting. What will I gain? With the AAT Level 3 syllabus you'll master more complex financial processes, including final accounts for sole traders and partnerships, reports and returns and professional ethics. Upon completion of your assessments, you will be awarded the AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting. Support Period 18 Months [-]

AAT Level 4 Diploma in Accounting

Online Part time 460 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom Glasgow

With the AAT Level 4 Diploma, you’ll master financial team leader skills, including financial statements for limited companies, complex management skills and specialist learning skills choosing from tax, credit control and cash management options. [+]

With the AAT Level 4 Diploma, you’ll master financial team leader skills, including financial statements for limited companies, complex management skills and specialist learning skills choosing from tax, credit control and cash management options. AAT Level 4 Diploma in Accounting is the advanced level of the AAT Accounting Qualification. It offers technical training in accounting and its main purpose is to enhance the skills developed in the intermediate level. At this advanced level, you'll look at financial team leader skills, including financial statements for limited companies, complex management skills and specialist learning areas. If the AAT Level 4 Diploma is not the right course for you, have a look at our other Accountancy Courses, the AAT Level 3 Diploma or our AAT Level 2 Certificate. If the AAT Level 4 Diploma is not the right course for you, have a look at our other Accountancy Courses, the AAT Level 3 Diploma or our AAT Level 2 Certificate. Entry Requirements To enrol on our AAT level 4 Diploma you must be able to demonstrate appropriate knowledge through work experience or hold a Level 3 AAT, or equivalent, qualification. If you don’t hold a Level 3 AAT, or equivalent qualification, you should discuss your work experience with our ICS Course Advisors. You will also be asked to complete the AAT Skillcheck test on the AAT website, which is a tool to help you to find the right level of study for you. The AAT Skillcheck is a short online test with a series of multiple-choice questions. It should only take about 30 minutes to complete. You'll be able to see your results and the recommended level of study immediately. As this is a business orientated finance course you should have reasonable numeracy and communication skills. If English is not your first language, IELTS 5.5 is required and an interest in how business works. *Please note that if you have a criminal record or have been made bankrupt the AAT may not accept you as a member - consequently you will be unable to sit exams. Where will I go from here? AAT Level 4 Diploma in Accounting is the final level of the AAT Accounting Qualification, and on completing this you will be a fully qualified accounting technician. Examples of job roles that holders of the Level 4 Diploma in Accounting are equipped to undertake include: Assistant Financial Accountant; Commercial Analyst; Cost Accountant; Fixed Asset Accountant; Indirect Tax Manager; Payments and Billing Manager; Payroll Manager; Senior Bookkeeper; Senior Finance Officer; Senior Fund Accountant; Senior Insolvency Administrator; Tax Supervisor; VAT Accountant. What will I gain? With the AAT Level 4 syllabus, you’ll master complex financial processes, including financial performance and statements, budgeting and internal control and accounting systems. Upon completion of all of your assessments, you will be awarded the AAT Level 4 Diploma in Accounting. Guided Learning Hours 460 Support Period 18 Months [-]

CIPD Level 3 Diploma Human Resource Practice

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom Glasgow

The Level 3 CIPD Diploma in Human Resource Practice is a HR qualification from the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development. It offers the latest in HR management principles and equips you with practical skills and knowledge of the processes and strategies involved in successful personnel management and development. [+]

A career in human resources has high potential to take you places, and the CIPD Human Resource Practice Diploma (Foundation Level 3) distance learning course is a great way to develop your skills and career prospects. It's accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), the largest human resources and development professional body in Europe. CIPD Level 3 Distance Learning with ICS Learn The Level 3 CIPD Diploma in Human Resource Practice is a HR qualification from the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development. It offers the latest in HR management principles and equips you with practical skills and knowledge of the processes and strategies involved in successful personnel management and development. It will equip you for a support-level role in any HR department. You will learn the fundamentals of HR Practice and build a firm foundation on which to base a successful career in human resources. You'll look at the role of human resources in business and learn to assess skills and knowledge and create skill sets that strengthen the workforce. You'll look at data analysis and learn techniques for personnel development and motivation, such as performance-related reward programmes. The legal aspects of personnel management will be examined, as will effective strategies for successful change management. Once completed, the Diploma in Human Resource Practice at Foundation level will provide you with the knowledge you need to continue on to Intermediate and Advanced-level CIPD courses and to apply for Associate level membership with CIPD. If the Level 3 CIPD Foundation Diploma is not a suitable course for you, have a look at our range of alternative CIPD Courses at foundation, intermediate and advanced level. We also offer CIPD Level 5 and Level 7 courses. Entry Requirements There are no prerequisites for the Level 3 certificate in CIPD Foundation HR level course, however you must be proficient in English language, have access to email and the Internet and knowledge of or experience in HR support or management would be beneficial. Level 3 CIPD Foundation qualifications are ideal for those who: Want to gain the essential knowledge and skills required to move into HR or L&D Are working in an HR or L&D support role but who do not hold a formal HR or L&D qualification Are current Line managers with responsibility for people management and development Are Looking to become a professional member of the CIPD (Associate Assoc CIPD). If English is not your first language, you will be required to have an IELTS score of 6 or above. Where will I go from here? With a qualification in HR Practice from the leading professional body in the field, you'll be ready to take on a support-level role in any HR department. If you're already working in personnel, you'll have a qualification that builds on your previous experience to demonstrate your commitment to furthering your career. You may decide to progress to Intermediate or Advanced-level CIPD study with ICS. Ultimately, your study and further experience could lead to Associate or Chartered status with the Institute, and the potential for senior level roles. What will I gain? On completion, you'll receive the CIPD Level 3 Diploma in Human Resource Practice. Awarding Body The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) is Europe's largest HR and development professional body. It is a globally recognised brand with over 135,000 members, and prides itself on supporting and developing those responsible for the management and development of people within organisations. Support Period 18 Months [-]

CIPD Level 3 Diploma Learning & Development

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom Glasgow

The CIPD Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Learning & Development is ideal for practitioners looking to acquire a means of professional recognition in the field of learning and development. With a qualification in L&D Practice from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), the largest HR and Development professional body in Europe, you'll be developing your skills and career options while you learn to do the same for others. [+]

The CIPD Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Learning & Development is ideal for practitioners looking to acquire a means of professional recognition in the field of learning and development. With a qualification in L&D Practice from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), the largest HR and Development professional body in Europe, you'll be developing your skills and career options while you learn to do the same for others. Are you committed to a career in learning and development? What is the role of learning and development in business? How can learning to motivate and train staff benefit your career? You may already be working in an L&D-related role. Or perhaps you'd like to make a move into this popular and rewarding field. Either way, a qualification from Europe's largest HR and Personnel Development business body will show employers that you have what it takes to develop both an effective workforce and your own career. The CIPD Diploma in L&D Practice uses a highly practical approach, to provide an in-depth and thorough grounding in the training cycle and the fundamentals of learning and development. The CIPD Diploma in Learning and Development Practice provides a firm foundation in all the areas of Learning and Development including its impact on business sustainability. It is an essential introduction for L&D professionals. It will help develop essential skills and give students the confidence to be more effective at work and to add value to your HR or training function. If the Foundation Diploma is not a suitable course for you, have a look at our range of alternative CIPD Courses at foundation, intermediate and advanced level. Entry Requirements There are no prerequisites for this Foundation L&D level course, however, you must be proficient in English language, have access to email and the Internet and knowledge of or experience in HR/L&D support or management would be beneficial. CIPD Foundation qualifications are ideal for those who: Want to gain the essential knowledge and skills required to move into HR or L&D Are working in an HR or L&D support role but who do not hold a formal HR or L&D qualification Are current Line managers with responsibility for people management and development Are Looking to become a professional member of the CIPD (Associate Assoc CIPD). If English is not your first language, you will be required to have an IELTS score of 6 or above. Where will I go from here? With a qualification in Learning & Development from the leading professional body in the field, you'll be ready to take on a support-level role in learning and development. You'll have a qualification that builds on your previous experience to demonstrate your commitment to furthering your career. You may decide to progress to intermediate or advanced study with CIPD. Ultimately, your study and further experience could lead to Associate or Chartered status with the Institute, and the potential for senior level roles. What will I gain? On completion, you'll receive the CIPD Diploma in Learning and Development. Support Period 18 Months [-]

CIPD Level 5 Diploma Human Resource Management

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom Glasgow

The Level 5 Intermediate Diploma in Human Resource Management offers the ideal platform to further your HR skills and other specialist knowledge. This intermediate Level 5 CIPD qualification is for you if you are seeking to build a career in HR management or are already working in the field of HR management and need to extend your knowledge and HR skills. [+]

The Level 5 Intermediate Diploma in Human Resource Management course is set at undergraduate level, and is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). It will develop your ability to evaluate the effectiveness of different HR models and practices, and increase the understanding of the external factors that impact upon HR activities and organisations. Whilst building expertise in your chosen HR specialist subjects, you will also develop your planning, analytical and problem-solving skills. The Level 5 Intermediate Diploma in Human Resource Management offers the ideal platform to further your HR skills and other specialist knowledge. This intermediate Level 5 CIPD qualification is for you if you are seeking to build a career in HR management or are already working in the field of HR management and need to extend your knowledge and HR skills. The CIPD course will examine the role of an HR manager and a human resources department, looking at the different aspects of the role and how the functions are managed and coordinated. Using both home study and workshops, you will study aspects of human resource development including resource and talent planning, and reward management. You'll also be able to learn more about employment law and contemporary developments in employment relations. If the Intermediate Diploma is not a suitable course for you, have a look at our range of alternative CIPD Courses at foundation, intermediate and advanced level. Entry Requirements This programme is set at Level 5 and is therefore equivalent to the 2nd year of a degree programme. The Intermediate Diploma in Human Resource Management is for those who: Looking to develop a career in HR management or development and want to study a recognised qualification Who need to understand the role of HR or L&D in the wider organisational and environmental context Seeking to progress and further develop their professional HR or L&D knowledge after studying a CIPD Level 3 Foundation qualification Aspiring to become a professional member of the CIPD, as an Associate member. If English is not your first language, you will be required to have an IELTS score of 6 or above. Where will I go from here? The Intermediate Diploma in Human Resource Management will give you a broader perspective of the organisational issues facing HR professionals and enable you to develop effective analytical and problem solving issues. If you're already working in human resources, you'll have a qualification that builds on your previous experience to demonstrate your commitment to furthering your career. You may decide to progress to study the CIPD Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management. Ultimately, your study and further experience could lead to Associate status with the Institute, and the potential for senior level roles. What will I gain? On completion, you'll receive a CIPD Intermediate Diploma in Human Resource Management. Awarding Body The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) is Europe's largest HR and development professional body. It is a globally recognised brand with over 135,000 members, and prides itself on supporting and developing those responsible for the management and development of people within organisations. Support Period 22 Months [-]

CIPD Level 5 Diploma in Learning & Development

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom Glasgow

Our new CIPD Level 5 Intermediate Diploma in Learning & Development Programmes are supported by experienced L&D professionals via our tried and tested Online Learning delivery method. [+]

Our new CIPD Level 5 Intermediate Diploma in Learning & Development Programmes are supported by experienced L&D professionals via our tried and tested Online Learning delivery method. ICS Learn has been a trusted CIPD Approved Centre for over 25 years, and we focus on providing you with the knowledge, skills and practical application that will enable you to complete your CIPD L&D qualifications. Our tutors have many years of both Industry and course experience and are a mix of academics and business experts. Our Online Learning CIPD course delivery includes fully supported learning from an experienced industry tutor and our mentor team who will provide you with ongoing support from the moment you enrol until the day you graduate. You also have access to our online Student Community and will attend online classrooms throughout your studies. Entry Requirements There are no prerequisites for this CIPD Intermediate Diploma L&D course, however, you must be proficient in English language, have access to email and the Internet and knowledge of or experience in HR/L&D support or management would be beneficial. CIPD Intermediate qualifications are ideal for those who: Want to develop your existing L&D skills Maintain your CIPD membership Grow into a more senior L&D role within your business or organisation Be seen to be a professional L&D expert with a broad range of skills and knowledge If English is not your first language, you will be required to have an IELTS score of 6 or above. Where will I go from here? With a qualification in Learning & Development from the leading professional body in the field, you will be able to demonstrate business understanding and technical knowledge that employers want. You'll have a qualification that builds on your previous experience to demonstrate your commitment to furthering your career. You may decide to progress to Advanced Level study with CIPD. Ultimately, your study and further experience could lead to Associate or Chartered status with the Institute, and the potential for senior level roles. What will I gain? On completion, you'll receive the CIPD Intermediate Diploma in Learning and Development. Awarding Body The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) is Europe's largest HR and development professional body. It is a globally recognised brand with over 135,000 members, and prides itself on supporting and developing those responsible for the management and development of people within organisations. [-]

CIPD Level 7 Advanced Diploma Human Resource Management

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom Glasgow

The CIPD Level 7 Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management is the most widely-recognised professional qualification in the field of HR, and covers the essential knowledge and skills to be an effective HR practitioner. [+]

The CIPD Level 7 Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management is the most widely-recognised professional qualification in the field of HR, and covers the essential knowledge and skills to be an effective HR practitioner. This human resource course, accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), is ideal if you wish to advance your existing career in HR. Human Resources Courses Online You'll gain an understanding of the environment and contexts within which HR practitioners, management and workers interact, and become familiar with current research on approaches to human resource management and development in HR, helping you to become an effective manager as well as an HR practitioner. Entry Requirements This is a Level 7 CIPD programme and requires a good level of HR experience. A prior degree-based educational background would be beneficial. The Level 7 Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management is for those who: Have the responsibility for HR decision-making within an organisation at either operational, tactical or a more strategic level Are HR professionals in a team or HR functional management role, and are seeking to enhance and develop their career Have responsibilities for the HR function and activities within an organisation without a specialist function Are independent or employed consultants who support organisations in meeting their goals. Where will I go from here? Successful completion will mean students have the underpinning knowledge to apply for one of the three professional levels of membership: new Associate, Chartered MCIPD or Chartered FCIPD. What will I gain? On completion, you'll receive the CIPD Level 7 Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management. Awarding Body The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) is Europe's largest HR and development professional body. It is a globally recognised brand with over 135,000 members, and prides itself on supporting and developing those responsible for the management and development of people within organisations. Support Period 36 Months [-]

Certificate

AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting

Online Part time 210 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom Glasgow

AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting will give a solid foundation to build your accounting career and start your journey through AAT qualifications to take control of your future. [+]

Choosing to study the AAT Accounting Qualification with ICS will start you on the path to a successful accounting and finance career. AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting, accredited by the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) - the professional body for accounting technicians, is an internationally recognised qualification that is based on practical, real-world accounting knowledge you can put to use from day one. The AAT qualification is recognised and respected by employers and will provide you with excellent career prospects for both employment and self employment. AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting will give a solid foundation to build your accounting career and start your journey through AAT qualifications to take control of your future. Accounting Courses from Home This AAT Level 2 course has no entry requirements and, as the AAT accounting qualification is recognised and respected by employers, the practical and transferable real world accounting skills you learn can be put to use from day one. All the way through the structured course and assessments you will be supported by your personal mentor and also a course tutor as studying AAT Level 2 via distance learning does not mean you're on your own. We'll be with you every step of the way. There are no hidden costs when you study for your AAT Level 2 Accounting course with ICS Learn. All the study materials and support that you need in order to achieve your qualification are included. You will, however, have to pay for the AAT membership and your exams. The charges are incurred by the awarding body. If the AAT Level 2 Certificate is not the right course for you, have a look at our AAT Level 3 Diploma or the AAT Combined course. Entry Requirements There are no formal entry requirements for this course. As this is a business orientated finance course you should have reasonable numeracy and communication skills and an interest in how business works. If English is not your first language, IELTS 5.5 is required. * Please note the Sage One Software provided with this course is accessed via the internet and is therefore compatible with Microsoft systems and Apple MacBook products. If you are not sure whether Level 2 is the right place to start you can complete the AAT Skillcheck. The AAT Skillcheck is a short online test with a series of multiple-choice questions. It should only take about 30 minutes to complete. You'll be able to see your results and the recommended level of study immediately. *Please note that if you have a criminal record or have been made bankrupt the AAT may not accept you as a member - consequently you will be unable to sit exams. Where will I go from here? The AAT Level 2 Certificate is an internationally recognised qualification that will give you a solid grasp of essential accounting skills and principles. By the end of this course you will understand the basics of manual and computerised accounting and how to use these techniques in a 'real world' setting. At this point you will be ready for your first specialist accounting role which could be as a Bookkeeper, Accounts Clerk, Company Cashier, Sales or Purchase Ledger Clerk, or trainee Financial Accounts Assistant. What will I gain? The AAT Level 2 Distance Learning syllabus introduces the essential accounting skills and principles - such as double entry bookkeeping - and is suitable for those with minimal experience. When you complete your studies you will be awarded the AAT Level 2 (Level 5 in Scotland) Certificate in Accounting. Guided Learning Hours 210 Support Period 12 Months [-]

AAT Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom Glasgow

Our AAT Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping is awarded by the Association of Accounting Technicians. This course is designed to ensure you obtain a sound knowledge of bookkeeping, developing the necessary practical skills to understand all areas of the subject. [+]

Our AAT Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping is awarded by the Association of Accounting Technicians. This course is designed to ensure you obtain a sound knowledge of bookkeeping, developing the necessary practical skills to understand all areas of the subject. This course is ideally suited to a wide range of people from school leavers to mature learners and career changers. Whether you are looking to start your career in bookkeeping, expand your skills in your current role or a stepping stone to higher qualifications such as the AAT Accounting Technician qualification, the AAT Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping provides you with the essential bookkeeping skills. Distance Learning Bookkeeping - AAT Courses The AAT Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping is a short qualification to help students develop essential bookkeeping skills. Once completed, students will have developed an understanding of basic accounting practices and techniques including double-entry bookkeeping. Entry Requirements There are no formal entry requirements for this course. As this is a business orientated finance course you should have reasonable numeracy and communication skills and an interest in how business works. If English is not your first language, IELTS 5.5 is required. If you are not sure whether Level 2 is the right place to start you can complete the AAT Skillcheck. The AAT Skillcheck is a short online test with a series of multiple-choice questions. It should only take about 30 minutes to complete. You'll be able to see your results and the recommended level of study immediately. *Please note that if you have a criminal record or have been made bankrupt the AAT may not accept your subscription - consequently you will be unable to sit exams. Where will I go from here? Completion of this course will allow you to move onto the full AAT Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping and Ethics. The AAT Level 2 Certificate is an internationally recognised qualification that will give you a solid grasp of essential bookkeeping skills and principles. What will I gain? The AAT Level 2 Award in Bookkeeping Accounting syllabus introduces the essential accounting skills and principles suitable for those with minimal experience. When you complete your studies you will be awarded the AAT Level 2 Award in Computerised Accounting. Support Period 3 Months [-]

AAT Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping and Ethics

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom Glasgow

Our AAT Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping and Ethics is awarded by the Association of Accounting Technicians. This course is designed to ensure you obtain a sound knowledge of bookkeeping, developing the necessary practical skills to understand all areas of the subject. [+]

Our AAT Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping and Ethics is awarded by the Association of Accounting Technicians. This course is designed to ensure you obtain a sound knowledge of bookkeeping, developing the necessary practical skills to understand all areas of the subject. This qualification aims to expand the skills and knowledge of students who are already experienced bookkeepers or those who have already qualified on the AAT Level 2 Accountancy course. It covers accounting principles and concepts, preparing financial statements for sole traders and partnerships and providing students an advanced level of knowledge of spreadsheets software. This qualification will also ensure students understand the importance of ethics and sustainability in the modern organisation. Entry Requirements There are no formal entry requirements for this course. As this is a business orientated finance course you should have reasonable numeracy and communication skills and an interest in how business works. If English is not your first language, IELTS 5.5 is required. If you are not sure whether Level 3 is the right place to start you can complete the AAT Skillcheck. The AAT Skillcheck is a short online test with a series of multiple-choice questions. It should only take about 30 minutes to complete. You'll be able to see your results and the recommended level of study immediately. *Please note that if you have a criminal record or have been made bankrupt the AAT may not accept your subscription - consequently you will be unable to sit exams. Where will I go from here? The aim of the qualification is to expand the skills and knowledge of experienced bookkeepers, or those who have already qualified on the intermediate Level 2 AAT Bookkeeping qualification. It can then provide a stepping-stone to a career as a professional bookkeeper. The AAT Level 3 Certificate is an internationally recognised qualification that will give you a solid grasp of essential bookkeeping skills and principles. What will I gain? When you complete your studies you will be awarded the AAT Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping and Ethics. Support Period 6 Months [-]