Course Brief

To introduce the basic accounting systems and documentation that will be encountered in the workplace. To develop knowledge and understanding of the operational aspects of maintaining accounting records and procedures and to learn how to record these transactions in the books of prime entry, including introduction to the principles of double entry and understanding how a computerised and a manual accounting system work.


  • This course is offered in 50 hours
  • Foundations in Accountancy (FIA)

    The Foundations in Accountancy (FIA) offers a range of entry-level awards, such as:

    • Introductory Certificate in Financial and Management Accounting
    • Intermediate Certificate in Financial and Management Accounting
    • Diploma in Accounting and Business
    • Certified Accounting Technician (CAT) Qualification

    These awards focus on the core skills of financial and management accounting, which provides students with flexible entry points with certification awarded at each level of the FIA programme, allowing students to tailor the awards, and making them an attractive and relevant choice for employers. FIA provides greater access to the ACCA Qualification and aims to satisfy the needs of employers by allowing individuals to choose from a range of qualifications.

    FIA/ACCA Study School 2017