AAT Accounting Certificate – NQF Level 5

By: LH Education (Legodi Henderson Education (Pty) Ltd)  04-27-2012
Keywords: Accounting Services, Skills Development, Distance Education

What you will learn

Financial Statements

The external reporting environment for limited companies and groups which need to publish accounts. Principles of consolidated accounts, and analysis and interpretation of financial statements. Preparing a range of financial statements and identifying an organization’s financial position.


How and why budgets are prepared, helping you prepare revenue forecasts and a range of budgets for different circumstances. Understanding budgetary procedure to aid organizational planning and control. Preparing budgets, analyzing variances and making recommendations for improving organizational performance.

Financial Performance

Managing and measuring financial performance; the range of techniques for analyzing information on expenditure and making judgments to support decision making, planning and control by managers. Collecting and analyzing information, monitoring performance and presenting reports to management.

Internal Control and Accounting Systems

Identifying the role of internal control within an organization and recognizing different approaches to making informed recommendations on how to implement or improve systems. Communicating this to management and identifying the impact that changes would have on the system and its users.

Specialist learning and Assessment Areas

Choose two options from the following four:


Credit management and control

Principles of credit management in an organization, advising on the granting of credit, setting credit limits, collection of monies owed and the likelihood of receipt of payment. Advising on debt management and ways to minimize risk to the organization.


Personal tax

How Income Tax and Capital Gains Tax is applied to income. Calculating Income Tax liabilities and income from all sources. Applying relevant allowances, deductions and reliefs to prepare accurate Income Tax computations.


Business tax

Preparing tax returns for sole traders, partnerships and incorporated businesses. You’ll recognize trading profits, make adjustments and apply current relevant legislation.


External auditing

Legislative and professional  requirements, and how to act as part of an audit team in planning and conducting an external audit. Drafting working papers and a final audit report.

Keywords: Accounting Services, Accounting Training, Distance Education, Financial Training, LH Education is an accredited provider of the internationally recognised AAT Diploma in Accounting., Local Government Accounting Qualifications, Skills Development,

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