Level 3 Accounting
Teacher in Charge: Mr A. Lander
Accounting gives students the tools to make real life financial decisions in a constantly changing and uncertain world. It is the process of preparing and communicating financial information to a wide range of users. Accounting enhances financial literacy and helps individuals and organisations to be accountable to stakeholders for their actions. In addition to being a core prerequisite for almost every commerce degree in Australasia, accounting skills are important in all industries and highly valued in university graduates.
This course focuses on the application, understanding, critical analysis and interpretation of financial and non-financial information of partnership and company ownership structures. Students will cover:
- Application, understanding, critical analysis and interpretation of financial and non-financial information of partnership and company ownership structures
- Management decision making
- Study of financial reports of companies to give advice to external users
- Accounting reports
Recommended Prior Learning
12 Credits from level 2 accounting or approval from the HOF Students who have no previous accounting experience will need to do extra work outside of class at lunchtime workshops.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
$35 for Course Materials
2B8 exercise book, Blue or Black pens, Ruler, Highlighters, Refill, Clearfile.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 18
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.
Construction and infrastructure, Manufacturing and technology, The Primary Industries, The Service Industries, Social and Community services, Accountant, Actuarial Science, Computer Analyst or programmer, Economist, Engineering Analyst, Information Scientist, Marketing Research Analyst, Mathematician, Meteorologist, Numerical Analyst, Operations Research, Statistician, Systems Analyst, Teacher, Office Manager, Accounts Officer, Banking, Insurance, Business Consultant, Mortgage Broker, Retail Buyer, Auditor, Finance Manager, Financial Adviser, Currency Dealer, Secondary School Teacher, Tertiary Lecturer, Property Manager, Real Estate, Valuer, Business Owner, Business Manager, Advisor, Consultant, Policy Analysis, Business Journalist, Engineerin,