ACCA  Fundamentals Knowledge - Diploma in Accounting & Business

This ACCA Level 4 Diploma will teach you how to complete a range of advanced accounting tasks required to professionally manage a company’s accounting system, giving you the most relevant and up-to-date skills required for work in the industry.

You will learn the nature, purpose and source of management information, the context and purpose of financial reporting, how to prepare financial statements, administration, general office skills and how to manage individuals and teams.

The Level 4 Accounting for Business course forms the first four units of the full ACCA qualification. Completing these units will provide you with the skills and knowledge to progress to the Advanced Diploma units.

Having the ‘ACCA’ letters after your name demonstrates excellence, drive and high standards of professionalism recognised by employers around the world.

  • All-inclusive payment – no need to book exams
  • Industry expert Tutors available via phone, email and online
  • ACCA Gold Approved Learning Partner – recognised for quality of learning and support
  • Live online classes – not just pre-recorded
  • Study on your mobile, tablet and desktop for fully flexible learning
  • Award-winning online learning experience with 92% student satisfaction

Also, through AVADO’s pass guarantee, if you don’t pass your exams the first time, you will get access to the online campus and dedicated tutor support for a re-sit, for free.

Student quote

"I’m so proud to be a qualified Accountant. I feel confident about my future now. AVADO opened so many doors for me.” – Kalina Georgieva

Get 30% off the full ACCA qualification AB-AAA (F1-P7) or the LW-AAA (F4-p7) qualification.*

*Terms and conditions: The offer is valid from 9th February - 31st March 2019

Who is it for

Experienced accounting staff interested in working towards ACCA Diploma or full Chartered Accountant status


Course syllabus:

There are 3 units within the ACCA Fundamentals Knowledge - Diploma in Accouting & Business:

• F1: Accountant in Business

• F2: Management Accouting

• F3: Financial Accoutining

• FiP: Foundationd in Professionalism*

*provided free directly by the ACCA through MyACCA logon


• 3 x Computer Based Exams sat at a centre.

What is included:

• One-to-one tutorial support

• Regular live online classes

• 24-hour access to the Virtual Learning Campus

• Personalised individual study plan

• Practice tests, class recordings and student forums

• Specialist Career Management service.

Why study with AVADO:

• ACCA Gold Approved Learning Partner

• Qualifications accredited by the leading industry professional bodies

• Flexible online courses so there is no need to attend in person

• Study on your mobile, tablet and desktop, whenever and wherever suits you

• Live online classes - not just pre-recorded

• Expert tutorial support available via phone, email and online.

• 92% pass rates: significantly higher than the national average

• All-inclusive course package including exam fees

• Flexible payment options to spread the cost

• Free Premium access to our Career Guidance Hub

*Book your ACCA Qualification and spread the cost over 12 monthly payments, interest-free. 18 and 24 month interest-free terms are also available on some qualifications. Representative example for ACCA Level 4 Diploma in Accounting and Business (Knowledge, F1-3): Loan £1,058.00 over 12 months with 12 monthly payments of £88.17. The total amount repayable will be £1,175.04 which includes a deposit of £117.00. Click here for more representative examples and for full terms and conditions.


To enrol you will need to have a minimum of three GCSEs and two A Levels in five separate subjects including Maths and English. You will also need two years experience in an accounting or bookkeeping related role.

If English is not your first language, an IELTS 5.5 is required.

Career Path

Gaining the ACCA Fundamentals Knowledge - Diploma in Accounting & Business will enable you to qualify for a support or trainee accountancy role within a business or accounting practice such as Accounting Technician, Assistant Accountant or Trainee Management Accountant.

On completion of the ACCA ACCA Fundamentals Knowledge - Diploma in Accounting & Business you can progress to the next step level of the ACCA Chartered Certified Member Qualification, the Advanced Diploma in Accounting & Business module.