T Level - Accounting - Industry Excellence Academy

T Level Business and Professional

Course Details

T Level
Subject Area
Business and Professional
Age Group
16 - 18

Shena Simon Campus
(Full Time - 2 years)

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If you're interested in a career in accounting this course is for you. In your first year you will develop the skills needed for a wide number of accounting roles and there are a range of possible occupational specialisms.

The key areas of study will consist of the business environment, careers within accounting and job roles in the sector such as Assistant Accountant.

On this course, you will develop research skills, project management, professionalism, and ethics within accounting. Activities and topics of study include:

The business environment
Careers within the finance and accounting professions
Professionalism and ethics/equality, diversity, and inclusion
Security and risk
Professional services
Fundamentals of law
Fundamentals of financial accounting
Collaborative learning, based on real industry scenarios

You will be using dedicated T Level rooms, state-of -the-art facilities on campus and will have access to the latest financial software.

By studying a T Level course, you'll be eligible for the ‘T Award', a package of benefits that includes:
• £300 per year bursary*
• Curriculum based incentives
• Opportunity to take part in exciting college-wide competitions
• Access to industry standard laptop* (as appropriate)
• Guaranteed progression to a Higher Education course at UCEN Manchester
• Bursary incentive if progressing to UCEN Manchester
• Minimum 45 day industry placement
• And much more.
*Subject to requirements including 95% attendance, positive attitude and grade profile.

Please Click Here to view the specific entry requirements for our 16-18 Study Programmes.

Minimum 5 GCSEs grade 4 or above including maths and English. Preferable grade 5 in maths and 5 English.

Work Experience is a vital part of the course and you will be supported in finding a work placement relevant to your study.

You will complete a set of written exams and an employer set project. You'll also have to complete an externally set assignment that covers the specialist area of Business Support. In addition, you will take part in live briefs set by a range of employers in Greater Manchester throughout your studies.

Upon successful completion of this qualification, learners will... progress onto a Foundation Degree in Business Management with our higher education partner UCEN Manchester and follow this up with an optional top-up year to earn a BA (Hons) degree.

You could also progress on to another degree level university course in Accounting, Business or Finance.

Alternatively you could begin your career with an entry level job in a finance company where you can work towards a professional qualification such as ACCA or Cilex.

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If you need help with affording college, there are a number of different finance and funding options available to you. You might be eligible for special bursary support or extra help from the government. Have a look at our fees, finance & funding page to find out all the information you need.

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In one of The Manchester College’s 19 Centres of Excellence you’ll develop the skills and gain the qualifications that you need to take the next steps towards your dream career.

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In our unique Industry Excellence Academy you’ll benefit from a programme of study that has been co-developed, and is co-delivered, with one of our industry partners.

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Business and Professional

Business, Accountancy and Finance & Insurance are the three highest growing industries in Manchester.

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