AC2000 - Accounting - NCEA Level 2 (course endorsement available)

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What is Accounting?

Accounting is fundamental for business and for everyday life. Ākonga gain financial literacy and the tools to make real-life financial decisions in a changing and uncertain world. One of the vital skills ākonga learn is how to prepare and communicate financial information to a wide range of people. Further study can lead to a career in accounting in many diverse businesses worldwide. With a business or commerce degree, you can keep your options wide open.

What this course involves

This course builds on the knowledge already gained in Level 1. It has a strong focus on accounting for sole traders and is useful for people interested in running their own business. Ākonga gain further knowledge, skills and experience needed to manage a small business, including the basics of managing inventory and accounts receivable processes. Ākonga process and interpret financial transactions and then, more importantly, report on this financial information. A practical segment using the accounting software MYOB is also included.

Delivery Modes

Recommended prior learning

No prior learning needed.

National qualifications available in this course

Standard Description Version Credits Assessment L1 Lit/Num UE Lit/Num Vocational Pathways
91174 Demonstrate understanding of accounting concepts for an entity that operates accounting subsystems 2 4 External
SeService Industries recommended standard
91175 Demonstrate understanding of accounting processing using accounting software 2 4 Internal
SeService Industries recommended standard
CrCreative Industries recommended standard
91176 Prepare financial information for an entity that operates accounting subsystems 2 5 External
91177 Interpret accounting information for entities that operate accounting subsystems 2 4 External
91179 Demonstrate understanding of an accounts receivable subsystem for an entity 2 3 Internal
91386 Demonstrate understanding of an inventory subsystem for an entity 2 3 Internal
SSeService Industries sector-related standard
91481 Demonstrate understanding of a contemporary accounting issue for decision-making 2 4 Internal