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Highfield Level 1 Award in Accounting (RQF)


Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at individuals who are seeking to gain basic accountancy skills to support job applications. It is also suitable for learners who would like to progress onto higher level accountancy qualifications.

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake 70 hours of learning.

Topics covered

These include: applying basic mathematics in a financial context, understanding the language of basic accounting and understanding the different roles and responsibilities within accounting. Learners will also cover basic administration within accounting, including how to communicate effectively, how to produce business documents and how to use office equipment. 

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination. This is available in either on screen or paper-based format.

Qualification Specification 

A full qualification specification is available for approved centres in the Download Area.