Accounting Level 2
Teacher in Charge: Mr B. Choromanski
The financial affairs of sole traders will be studied right through to presentation of financial statements. At this level students are also introduced to a more in depth study of analysis and interpretation of financial reports. Also included are accounting for inventory and fixed asset subsystems.
This course aims to:
• Develop student’s understanding of the role in society as a financial language for sole proprietors
• Provide students with knowledge of the principles, processes and systems of Accounting.
• Enable students to apply financial knowledge and skills to practical situations.
This level of study is organised into five major themes. They build on what was learnt at Year 10 and Level 1. Entities at this level are limited to service and trading enterprises.
Theme 1 The Conceptual basis of Accounting
You will develop an understanding of the foundations of Accounting, the principles on which it is based and how they are applied in a range of situations.
Theme 2 Processing
You will learn how to record and process the impact of financial tranactions for particular entities
Theme 3 Accounting Systems
You will learn to be able to Demonstrate an understanding of accounting processes for accounting subsystems
Theme 4 Accounting Reports
You will learn how to present and report financial information to interested parties for particular entities.
Theme 5 Decision Making
You will learn how to analyse, interpret and evaluate financial and non-financial information to make informed decisions.
Recommended Prior Learning
Achievement of: 15 credits in Level 1 Accounting including a pass in 1.1, 1.6 and 1.7, or selected Mathematics Achievement Standards
Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 7 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 4
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.
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