NCEA Level 1 Accounting

11ACC
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr T. Tinworth

Accounting and financial literacy are areas of which everyone should have some knowledge and understanding.
This course provides an introduction to accounting and its purpose and place within human activities. It provides a set of skills that the students will be able to apply to their own experiences, be it in their personal life, in business, or as part of a community organisation.
The course is a broad overview of accounting for a small business, including how to process financial transactions, the preparation of financial statements and interpreting financial information to arrive at better business decisions. The course also covers the financial information that community organisations should prepare and there is also a section where students learn to make a financial decision for an individual or group. 


Pathway

NCEA Level 2 Accounting, NCEA Level 3 Accounting

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

It is recommended that students purchase accounting workbooks, approximately $28.00 total.
Ring Binder, A4 Refill (14B8) or 1J5 exercise book


Recommended Prior Learning

Students need to also be studying 11MA1 or 11MA2. (There are a lot of numbers. Students need to be happy looking at and using numbers.)


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90976 v3 Accounting 1.1 - Demonstrate understanding of accounting concepts for small entities
Assessments:
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1
E
3
Y
A.S. 90977 v3 Accounting 1.2 - Process financial transactions for a small entity
Assessments:
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1
I
5
A.S. 90978 v3 Accounting 1.3 - Prepare financial statements for sole proprietors
Assessments:
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1
E
5
A.S. 90979 v3 Accounting 1.4 - Prepare financial information for a community organisation's annual general meeting
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 90981 v3 Accounting 1.6 - Make a financial decision for an individual or group
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
1
I
3
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

Pathway Tags

Construction and infrastructure, Manufacturing and technology, The Primary Industries, The Service Industries, Social and Community services, Accountant, Actuarial Science, Computer Analyst or programmer, Economist, Engineering Analyst, Information Scientist, Marketing Research Analyst, Mathematician, Meteorologist, Numerical Analyst, Operations Research, Statistician, Systems Analyst, Teacher, Office Manager, Accounts Officer, Banking, Insurance, Business Consultant, Mortgage Broker, Retail Buyer, Auditor, Finance Manager, Financial Adviser, Currency Dealer, Secondary School Teacher, Tertiary Lecturer, Property Manager, Real Estate, Valuer, Business Owner, Business Manager, Advisor, Consultant, Policy Analysis, Business Journalist


Disclaimer

POLICY
It is the policy of Taupo-nui-a-Tia College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.

Credits listed may change.