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Level 2 AAT Certificate in Accounting

Preparing for a career in accounting? AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting will provide you with the essential knowledge in a supportive learning environment. This course can be a steppping stone to become a Chartered Accountant or progress directly into employment.  Sign up today and learn some of the most employable skills in any sector!
The AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting is ideal for anyone who wants to pursue a career in the accountancy or finance field. The qualification provides the core knowledge and skills needed to progress into employment. The qualification is could also help someone who is already working in the field to progress their career.
Course Essentials
Qualification: Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) Level 1 Bookkeeping 
Prerequisites: AAT Level 1 Bookkeeping or experience 
Duration: approximately 8 months
Location: blended online learning
Assessment: there are 5 online exams which will take place at the end of the learning for each unit including a Synoptic assessment which involves questions from units 1-3 and the Work Effectively in Finance module
New Skills and Knowledge 
  • Basic double-entry bookkeeping
  • Make entries in the daybooks
  • Understand payment methods
  • Use control accounts
  • Use cost recording techniques
  • Process transactions
Our AAT Accounting and Bookkeeping courses up to Level 3 can be provided free under specific criteria.
If you are not eligible for funding the course needs to be self-funded. If you are 19 years old or over, the course may be paid through a student loan which is paid back after the course.
For more information about courses or funding options please call: 0208 808 6660
Employment: there are many job roles that become a possibility once you complete this course, such as:
  • Accounts administrator
  • Accounts assistant
  • Accounts payable clerk
  • Trainee accounting technician
Education – learners often continue improving their skills and progress onto higher level courses such as:
  • AAT Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting (offered free at 5E under specific criteria) 
  • ACCA qualifications 
  1. Bookkeeping transactions
  2. Bookkeeping controls
  3. Elements of costing
  4. Using accounting software (SAGE 50)
  5. Work Effectively in Finance 

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