This package includes: the SBL Tuition (£375), the SBL Revision (£525), the SBL Mock Service (£145), and a Pass Assurance (estimated to be worth ~ £200) – a total of £1,245.
The ACCA SBL Platinum Package combines (1) a tuition phase – to give you a thorough understanding of the syllabus with (2) a revision phase – with extensive exam question practice supported by marking, feedback and guidance and your first mock exam (3) a Mock Exam Service with your second mock exam and last minute preparation for your exam. The ACCA SBL Platinum Package is Ashim Kumar’s answer to you maximising your chance of SBL success.
To avoid a last-minute panic, Ashim Kumar strongly recommends you start your ACCA SBL Platinum Package Course no later than 8 weeks before your exam. Your September 2022 course will open AFTER the June 2022 exam.
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|Product matrix: short descriptor||Product matrix: long description|
|Everything you need to know about the SBL||Introductory materials which explain the intention behind the SBL syllabus, the professional marks scheme (20% of exam), what the examiner is looking for, the importance of the ACCA’s ethics modules and many more crucial items.|
|Relevant articles||An extensive library of relevant reading, including references to all relevant official ACCA articles, either linked to particular topics or included as further reading|
|Tuition HD Videos||15+ hours of Tuition video lectures covering the SBL syllabus on a topic-by-topic basis, with worked examples, and supported by downloadable pdf notes, relevant articles and practice questions to reinforce your knowledge.|
|Tuition homework service||All homework answers received by the specified dates, will be marked to examination standard and returned with commentary. Homework questions can be submitted either on paper (scanned to pdf) or using the ACCA CBE Practice Site and printed to pdf. You are encouraged to use the CBE Practice Site if you are taking a CBE.|
|Tuition Phase: Tutor support||Support from Ashim Kumar by Whatsapp / Zoom / email until 4 weeks before your exam.|
|BPP on-line workbook||The latest version of the BPP on-line workbook. This contains worked examples and scenario-based questions designed to familiarise students with the style of the examination. We will be using this as the basis of our course coverage.|
|End of Tuition Mock Exam (ME1)||This is your chance to feel what it will be like on the ‘big day’. A full exam which you will attempt under exam conditions. The questions will reflect a best guess of likely topics in the real examination. All Mock Exam answer scripts received before the deadline, will be marked and returned with commentary.|
|One to one feedback on ME1 performance||Ashim Kumar will arrange a WhatsApp or Zoom call with you (so one call for each student) to thoroughly debrief your personal ME1 performance.|
|Video lectures setting up and debriefing SBL specimen and past exams.||Each pre-recorded 2-3 hour video will focus on a full ACCA Specimen exam or past paper. We will carefully analyse each requirement and develop answers. Ashim Kumar will ask you to attempt questions on your own, before looking at his solution. This approach will address a number of critical requirements for passing the exam. It will:|
1. Cover the whole syllabus.
2. Identify areas where you need to focus greater effort.
3. Demonstrate how to maximise marks with the right exam techniques.
4. Show you how the marker awards credit.
5. Give you extensive question answering practice.
|Revision homework marking and feedback service||All answers to your homework questions, received before the deadline, will be marked, and feedback provided.|
|BPP on-line Practice and Revision Kit||This excellent collection of exam-standard questions covering the entire syllabus, will form the foundation for our question practice. It will be supplemented by past real/specimen exam questions.|
|End of Revision Mock Examination (ME2)||A full Mock Exam will be issued. This exercise will provide the best indication of your preparedness and, the opportunity to fill any gaps. All Mock Exam answer scripts received before the deadline, will be marked and returned with commentary.|
|One-to-one feedback on ME2 performance||Ashim Kumar will arrange a WhatsApp or Zoom call with each student to thoroughly debrief your ME2 performance.|
|Post Revision question and answer pack||Key questions to attempt after the end of the revision phase.|
|Detailed exam technique guidance||A very common complaint of examiners is that students, even at the final level, do not display good exam technique; especially when it comes to time discipline. We will learn how to earn those ‘easy’ marks which are available for good technique and could make the difference to our success.|
|Revision Tutor support||Support from Ashim Kumar by Whatsapp / Zoom / email from 4 weeks before your exam until the day before your exam.|
|Final Mock exam (ME3)||You are now prepared for the ‘big day’! A full Mock Exam will be issued; it is vital that you attempt it under exam conditions. The questions will reflect a best guess of likely topics in the real examination. This exercise will provide the best indication of your preparedness and, the opportunity to fill any gaps. All Mock Exam answer scripts received before the deadline, will be marked and returned with commentary.|
|One-to-one feedback on your Final Mock Exam performance||Ashim Kumar will arrange a WhatsApp or Zoom call with each student to thoroughly debrief your Final Mock Exam performance.|
|Exam tips||How we need to approach the exam; from timekeeping to exam discipline. I will also include a list of my best guess of exam topics.|
|Recommended follow on practice questions based on tips||Key questions to attempt based on tips|
|Pass Assurance||Ashim Kumar is confident that completing this course should get you a pass in ACCA SBL. BUT, if you are not successful and have met the scheme conditions, you will be enrolled on the Platinum Package for the next SBL exam (excluding updated BPP materials). Scheme conditions:|
Key dates (all times are UK local times):
|September 2022||December 2022|
|Tuition video lectures||available from 12 June||available from 12 June|
final due date:
|4 August||4 November|
|Mock Exam (ME1)|
|– Available by:||4 August||4 November|
|– Submit by:||7 August||7 November|
|– Returned by:||11 August||11 November|
|– Personal ME1 feedback||To be agreed after ME1 submission||To be agreed after ME1 submission|
|Revision starts:||11 August||11 November|
|Revision homework final due date:||14 August||14 November|
|Mock Exam (ME2)|
|– Available by:||14 August||14 November|
|– Submit by:||20 August||20 November|
|– Returned by:||25 August||25 November|
|– ME2 feedback||To be agreed after ME2 submission||To be agreed after ME2 submission|
|Exam tips available by:||14 August||14 November|
|Mock Exam (ME3)|
|– Available by:||25 August||25 November|
|– Submit by:||30 August||30 November|
|– Returned by:||4 September||4 December|
|– ME3 feedback||Time by arrangement post ME3 submission||Time by arrangement post ME3 submission|
If you wish to pay by instalments, please contact Ashim Kumar for details.
(*1) HD Videos can be streamed to your PC, Mac, tablet or smart phone (technology permitting) and can be watched as many times as you wish prior to your exam sitting.
(*2) WhatsApp support will be via a dedicated WhatsApp group, which will involve revealing your contact details to other students. Students will be assumed to have no knowledge of the syllabus: Ashim Kumar will answer any and all your questions that relate to SBL. Mutual student support is encouraged, but the exchange of copyright materials between students (by any means), or any attempt by a student to obtain such materials from another student, will lead to exclusion from the course. Membership of the group WhatsApp may be suspended or withdrawn should you behave inappropriately.
(*3) We order electronic copies of the text/kit on request post enrolment. The codes for these can take 7-14 days to arrive. The descriptions above are indicative of what you will receive if you enrol on this course, but not an undertaking to deliver a certain number of contact hours. The contents / structure of this course are constantly evolving, and Ashim Kumar therefore reserves the right to make changes where he believes this will increase your chances of passing.