Legal, Finance and Accounting: Accounting T Level - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

This two-year course has been developed in collaboration with employers and businesses to provide an in-depth understanding of context, concepts, theories, principles and core skills in accounting.

The breadth of content will ensure you are able to apply your skills in a variety of environments for different accounting purposes.

Topics may include:

  • The business environment
  • Careers within the legal, finance and accounting professions
  • Regulation
  • Professionalism and ethics
  • Security and risk
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Professional services
  • Fundamentals of law
  • Fundamentals of financial accounting
  • Technology
  • Data driven innovation/analytics and design thinking.

An industry placement is a core component of the T Level course as it represents 20% of the overall programme. Completion of the industry placement and working with an appropriate employer for the requisite hours is essential for achievement and awarding of the final qualification. During the industry placement, you need to complete between 315 and 420 hours across the two years, which will fit around your in-class studies. Completion of the industry placement is subject to a successful review with the employer against set targets.

Assessment Methods

Assessment is through a variety of methods including exams, practical projects set by employers, case studies, presentations and externally examined coursework tasks. You may need to compile a portfolio of evidence to present at the end of the course for assessment purposes. This qualification includes a mixture of classroom learning and on-the-job experience.

Progression Options

T Levels provide you with UCAS points that count towards degree-level entry requirements if you would like to progress to university. On successful completion, you could progress on to a university course at University Centre Somerset, find skilled employment in a variety of businesses that require digital support and development employment or study a Higher or Degree Level Apprenticeship.

Course Summary

Course Title Legal, Finance and Accounting: Accounting T Level
Entry Requirements

You need five GCSEs in the 9 to 4 range with grade 4 in English and maths and a keen interest in the topic. Entry is subject to a successful interview. If you have not achieved the required grades to start a T Level, you could complete a tailored transition programme designed to provide you with the knowledge, skills and behaviours to progress to the Level 3 T Level.

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I’ve learned so much and the tutors helped me work out what I’d like to do after College. When I complete my course I’m going to Nottingham Trent University to studying International Business with a language.

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