Accounting - Level 1

ACC1
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: A. Scholes

Accounting is the study of how we communicate financial information to businesses/organisations to help their decision-making.

This course aims to promote knowledge and understanding of Accounting as a financial language for individuals, community organisations and businesses, and enable students to apply financial knowledge and skills to practical situations.

The stereotype of a pencil pushing accountant hunched over a calculator scribbling sums couldn't be be more inaccurate in todays world.
Accountants are innovative.
Accountants are good with money.
Accountants are decisive.
As a result, they have transferable, strongly valued skills that make them exceptional and visionary business leaders.
One in four CEOs is a Chartered Accountant and 55% of CEOs have a Finance Background


Pathway

Accounting - Level 2, Business Studies - Level 2, Economics - Level 2

Prerequisites

Open Entry


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90982 v3 Accounting 1.7 - Demonstrate understanding of cash management for a small entity
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 90979 v3 Accounting 1.4 - Prepare financial information for a community organisation's annual general meeting
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 90978 v3 Accounting 1.3 - Prepare financial statements for sole proprietors
1
E
5
A.S. 90977 v3 Accounting 1.2 - Process financial transactions for a small entity
1
I
5
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 5 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.

Pathway Tags

Other Accounting roles; Business ownership Corporate Banking Business Advisor Finance Manager Auditor Financial Performance Analyst Billing Analyst Credit Manager Tax Consultant Pricing Manager Commercial Analyst Systems Analyst Director of Resources, Energy & Infrastructure Quantity surveyor


Disclaimer

POLICY
It is the policy of Tauranga Boys’ College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.