Academies Financial Handbook -

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Course Overview

Compliance with the Academies Financial Handbook is a statutory duty for Academies and Multi Academy Trusts.  During this course you will learn about the financial statutory duties for the School Accounting Officer, governors and the school leadership. 

Intended Outcomes

We’ll look at the following topics to ensure you understand the complexities of the Academies Financial Handbook and know what actions you need to take to meet the statutory requirements within your school or college:
  • Roles and responsibilities of staff as identified within the handbook
  • The role of governors 
  • Delegated authorities 
  • Audit requirements

Who is it for

School Accounting Officer, Senior leadership teams, governing bodies.



1.5 to 2 hours

The Cost

This course is available as part of our eLearning annual licence which includes unlimited access to the full Clerking & Governance eLearning Library for £485 plus VAT per annum.

Alternatively, if your school subscribes to our annual Clerking & Governance Support Service, you will receive access to our entire Clerking & Governance eLearning library at no extra cost.


To successfully complete the course, learners will be required to pass a short assessment.


Upon successful completion of he course learners will be issued accredited certificate to download. The course equates to 2 hours of CPD.

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  • Total cost £ 1,385.00 + VAT per year

    (For unlimited access to all courses in this eLearning library)

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