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20th June 2019

Over half of students and apprentices studying on an AAT accredited Accounting course at Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group (NSCG) achieved 100% in their recent exams, exceeding the national average in all course units.

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The impressive results were achieved by talented students from a number of full-time, part-time and apprenticeship courses across both Newcastle College and Stafford College, who achieved outstanding results in a wide range of course areas, including: costing, bookkeeping controls, SAGE, advanced banking and budgeting.

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) is the world’s leading professional body for Accounting Technicians and is one of the most popular qualifications to study if you’re new to accountancy. AAT courses are globally recognised, in demand qualifications which provide a whole host of learners with a multitude of skills required for professional development.

As an AAT training provider, NSCG offers students and apprentices the chance to benefit from imaginative and motivational teaching and high quality learning resources to help secure or enhance their chosen careers. Students studying on an AAT accredited course at NSCG will get the opportunity to study the financial sector in depth, including topics such as Accounting, Finance, Bookkeeping, Financial Services, Economics, Business, Management Accounting and Trading.

On the success, Sue Burke Assistant Director of Professional Studies at NSCG, said: “We are very proud of the excellent results within all our learners AAT exams. The results consistently exceed the national average at all levels, predominantly with high grades. The team are a dedicated, inspiring group of individuals who share high expectations and apply their vast level of industry experience to all units of study, this in turn enthuses and motives each learner to achieve their potential and prepares students to progress to the next level of study.”

NSCG has recently been ranked the UK’s second best college in student achievement, progression and employer satisfaction and boasts a wide range of AAT accredited courses at varying levels as an apprenticeship or both a full-time and part-time basis across both campuses. The College has been awarded the ACCA Gold approval in recognition of its top quality teaching and support for accounting students.

For more information on studying Accounting at Newcastle College or Stafford College, call 01782 715111 or 01785 223800.