L3ACC

Accounting Level 3

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr B. Choromanski

At level 3 students will further develop a knowledge of financial accounting principles, processes and systems. Skills learnt at Levels 1 and 2 will be further developed to enable students to apply their knowledge, understandings to partnerships, companies and manufacturing entities. Students will be exposed to aspects of management accounting.

General
This course aims to:
• Develop student’s understanding of the role in society as a financial language for partnerships, companies and manufacturing concerns.
• 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 four major themes. Entities at this level are limited to service and retail undertakings and incorporated societies.
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 transactions for particular entities
Theme 3 Accounting Reports
You will learn how to present and report financial information to interested parties for particular entities.
Theme 4 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 2 Accounting including a pass in 2.1, 2.5 and 2.6

Career Pathways

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91404 v2
NZQA Info
Accounting 3.1 - Demonstrate understanding of accounting concepts for a New Zealand reporting entity
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91405 v2
NZQA Info
Accounting 3.2 - Demonstrate understanding of accounting for partnerships
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91406 v2
NZQA Info
Accounting 3.3 - Demonstrate understanding of company financial statement preparation
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91407 v2
NZQA Info
Accounting 3.4 - Prepare a report for an external user that interprets the annual report of a New Zealand reporting entity
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r,5w *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91409 v2
NZQA Info
Accounting 3.6 - Demonstrate understanding of a job cost subsystem for an entity
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 22
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 13
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 9
TotalNumeracy Credits: 18

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 22

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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