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CERTIFICATE IN BOOK-KEEPING LEVEL 2 AND INTERNATIONAL ACCOUNTING STANDARDS
The aims of this qualification are to enable candidates to develop:
TARGET AUDIENCE AND CANDIDATE PROGRESSION
This qualification is suitable for candidates who wish to understand bookkeeping and accounts in accordance to the International Accounting Standards. It is appropriate for candidates who are working, or are preparing to work in an accounting environment maintaining financial records and preparing accounts. Candidates attempting this qualification should have the knowledge and skills equivalent to the Certificate of Book-keeping Level 1.
LEVEL OF ENGLISH REQUIRED
Candidates should have a standard of English equivalent to intermediate level for Business.
STRUCTURE OF THE QUALIFICATION
Certificate in Book-keeping Level 2 is a single unit qualification that consists of the range of topics detailed below:
GUIDED LEARNING HOUR
FIC recommends that 140-160 additional learning hours is suitable course duration for an average candidate at this level. This figure includes direct contact hours as well as other time when candidates ‘work is being supervised by teachers. Ultimately, however, it is the responsibility of training centers to determine the appropriate course duration based on their candidates ‘ability and level of existing knowledge. FIC experience indicates that the number of learning hours can vary based on candidate competency.
The time allowance for the examination is 3 hours. There will be 5 questions on the examination paper. Candidates are required to answer 5 questions. No question will be compulsory. Each question will carry equal marks.
At least 2 of the following syllabus topics will appear on each examination:
A positive marking approach is used; although candidates will be penalized for initial calculation errors, they will gain marks for consequential ‘own figures’ as long as the correct use of principles has been demonstrated.
Successful candidates will be awarded the Level 2 Certificate of Computerized Accounting System based on the achievement of the percentages and grades below: