ATHE Level 5 Diploma in Accounting
The ATHE Level 5 Diploma in Accounting is a 60 credit Ofqual Regulated Qualification equivalent to an A Level or Access to HE qualification.
This qualification has been designed to develop the understanding and skills of the regulatory requirements for tax and accountancy and how these frameworks are applied in the workplace. Learners completing this qualification will have a full understanding of what is to be expected from a professional accountant at work, able to produce and interpret a full range of financial information and accounts.
This is a core qualification available to existing and interested centres of ATHE.
Graded with Pass, Merit and Distinction.
Advanced learner loans available in the UK – to check if funding is available see the latest Qualification Catalogue here.
For the progression routes visit our progression routes page.
This qualification can be delivered either in the classroom, via distance learning or blended, part-time or full-time.
To view the specification, please click here.
This qualification is designed for learners who are typically aged 18 and above.
For learners who have recently been in education or training the entry profile is likely to include one of the following:
- ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Accounting
- other related level 4 subjects such as the ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Business and Management
- other equivalent international qualifications
For those whom English is not their first language we recommend the following standards of proficiency in English language skills or an approved equivalent for this qualification:
- IELTs 5.5
- Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) B2
- Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) 162 or above
- Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic 42-49
Learners must complete 2 mandatory units.
|Unit Name||Unit Aims||Credits||Mandatory|
|Financial Reporting||The aims of this unit are to ensure that students have a sound understanding of the techniques of double entry accounting and can apply its principles in recording transactions, adjusting financial records and preparing non-complex financial statements.||30||Yes|
|Financial Management||The unit aim is to develop the financial management skills for those who manage or seek to manage the performance, risk and financial decision-making needs of small and medium enterprises (SMEs), and small and medium practices (SMPs).||30||Yes|