🚧 NSCG | Newcastle College Accounting students celebrate exam success
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11th February 2019

Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) students are celebrating after achieving a series of outstanding exam results in their SAGE, bookkeeping, costing and budgeting exams.

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15 students, collectively passed their SAGE exam earning a 100% pass rate with all students achieving a distinction grade, and six students scoring top marks of 100%.

40 students who took their budgeting exam saw similar success with students achieving a 100% pass rate and 86% of students achieving a merit grade or higher, on the costing exam, students achieved a 97% pass rate and 100% of the bookkeeping group passed their exam with an average score of 89.6%.

Newcastle College has a long history and many years’ experience in delivering AAT courses. The courses offer a practical, real-world approach to help students achieve their ambitions and reach their potential. If a student chooses to study AAT at Newcastle College, they’ll benefit from qualified and experienced teachers and outstanding results.

The AAT is the UKs leading qualification and membership body for accounting staff. As a professional body, AAT offers membership to both student and qualified Accounting Technician members.

AAT student, Alice Reynolds, from Newcastle-under-Lyme, achieved a distinction grade of 100% in her budgeting exam. Alice who chose to study at Newcastle College because of its great reputation of delivering AAT qualifications, said: “Since joining the course my career prospects have definitely improved, I feel incredibly well supported by the College and my lecturers and I’m thoroughly enjoying what I’m doing."

Curriculum Leader in Accountancy, Tina Beeston added: “All of our accounting students have worked extremely hard throughout the course and in preparation for the examinations. This is a great achievement for both the students, staff and the College.”

Newcastle College offers a wide range of accountancy courses and qualifications, ideal for those already working in an accounting role or looking to progress in to a career in this field. Click here to find out more.