NCEA Level 3 Accounting

13ACC
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: C. Bedward

The aim of Level 3 NCEA Accounting is to consolidate learning from Level 1 and 2 which will enable students to process financial information for Partnerships and Companies. The conceptual basis of accounting will be assessed alongside the practical processing of transactions. Students will apply the elements of job costing to calculate a selling price for a unique product and present a report justifying their calculations and choice of cost driver. 

This course teaches students to critically evaluate the financial and non-financial information of a publicly listed company and present their findings in a report that meets an end users needs. 

Content/Skills:

  • Processing financial information;
  • Preparing financial statements;
  • Business analysis; and
  • Financial decision making.

This course is a University Entrance approved subject.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Voluntary course contribution - Revision Guide


Recommended Prior Learning

Level 2 Accounting with 11 credits or by consultation with Miss Bedward.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91405 v2 Accounting 3.2 - Demonstrate understanding of accounting for partnerships
3
I
4
*
Y
A.S. 91406 v2 Accounting 3.3 - Demonstrate understanding of company financial statement preparation
3
E
5
*
Y
A.S. 91407 v2 Accounting 3.4 - Prepare a report for an external user that interprets the annual report of a New Zealand reporting entity
3
I
5
Y
5r,5w *
Y
A.S. 91408 v2 Accounting 3.5 - Demonstrate understanding of management accounting to inform decision-making
3
E
4
Y
*
Y
A.S. 91409 v2 Accounting 3.6 - Demonstrate understanding of a job cost subsystem for an entity
3
I
4
Y
*
Y
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 22

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 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, Engineering


Disclaimer

For NCEA Levels 1, 2 & 3 courses will be made up of a selection of the stated standards. This will happen at the beginning of the year with the assigned teacher.