Pitman Training

Accounting Technician Diploma

Diploma Outline

Every business regardless of sector needs trusted accounts professionals to ensure every financial transaction is managed and organised to the highest level. You’ll need an unwavering eye for detail and the ability to work under pressure in order to meet important deadlines.
With our highly regarded Pitman Training Accounting Technician Diploma you’ll get all of the essential skills required to be a highly valued assistant in any accounting role. You’ll have great transferable skills which you can take from one employer to another. In fact, you’ll be able to enjoy a long and successful career where your skills are always highly sought after.

  • Flexible training which fits around your commitments
  • Support on hand from our friendly course advisors

Our Diplomas give students the confidence to know that you’re one step closer to your dream job, promotion or new career.

The Pitman Training Accounting Technician Diploma covers everything you will need to have a successful career in Accounting including;

  • Book-keeping
  • Practical Payroll
  • Sage 50 Accounts
  • Sage Payroll
  • Microsoft Excel

If your aim is to work within the accounting team in larger firms, you’ll be able to collate, check and analyse financial information efficiently on their behalf. If you choose to work in a smaller business, your diploma will give you the knowledge and confidence to run a busy accounts department. You may also have aspirations to provide your own accountancy service to local firms, in which case you can be certain this diploma will provide you with the knowledge you need.

On successful completion of this diploma, plus IAB practice papers, students will be eligible to take the IAB Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping.

Alternatively, students may opt to take the OCR Certificate in Accounting Level 2 or IAB Award in Computerised Book-keeping Level 2. Students who have successfully gained an IAB qualification would be eligible to commence further studies at AAT Intermediate level.

To discuss your current skills and aspirations for the future, please speak to one of our friendly advisors. They can also provide complete details on the full range of Diplomas and Courses in this area.

The Pitman Training Accounting Technician Diploma is made up of 8 Core Courses: 

  • Book-keeping Level 2 Module 1
  • Book-keeping Level 2 Module 2
  • Book-keeping Level 2 Module 3
  • Practical Payroll
  • Sage 50 Accounts
  • Sage Payroll
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Excel Expert

You then also choose two elective courses from a list to suit your requirements.

The guideline learning time for the Pitman Training Accounting Technician Diploma is: –

  • 200 hours flexi study or 7 weeks full-time*

*full-time is based on approx. 20-30 hours a week

Our Pitman Training Accounting Technician Diploma has courses which can be accessed online via our distance learning portal and also one course which you will need to study in one of our centres. 

This means that you have the flexibility to study our Accounting Technician Diploma:

  • In centre, with our friendly course advisors available for support and guidance as and when you need it.
  • At home or from work – with support via email or telephone during working hours.
  • On a blended mix – in-centre for the modules you need help with, at home or from work for those you are gliding through.

Once you’ve decided to go ahead, all you’ll need to do is contact your nearest Pitman Training centre that offers and supports our distance learning platform, and they will arrange for you to have an induction to show you around the system and talk you through how our online training works. After this, you can learn in your own time and at your own speed, but with the knowledge you have support at hand if required. 

To find your nearest centre that offers and supports our online Accounting Technician training, click here.

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