Course Name: Level 2 AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting

Entry Requirements

Grade C in Maths or equivalent and an interview with the course tutor.

What's Involved

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) is the professional body for Accounting Technicians and is sponsored by four UK Chartered Accountancy bodies. Whether you're about to take your first step on the ladder or think you can get more out of your career, the AAT will give you the knowledge and skills you need to go far and get the rewards you deserve.

The aim of this course is to introduce you to basic financial accounting, cost accounting and computerised accounting to enable you to work effectively in accounting and finance.

Bookkeeping Transactions

Bookkeeping Controls

Elements of Costing

Using Accounting Software

Work Effectively in Finance

Foundation Certificate Synoptic Assessment

The tuition will take the format of lectures, with you completing exercises and other individual or group work as appropriate. You will be expected to complete approximately 2-3 hours of private study per week.

Course Assessment Method

All of the units within the qualification are mandatory: Four units are assessed individually in end-of-unit assessments, but this qualification also includes a synoptic assessment that students sat towards the end of the qualification. The synoptic assessment draws on and assesses knowledge and understanding from across the qualification:

What's Next

You may wish to progress onto the Level 3 AAT Accounting Diploma.

What if I Need Support

Here at the college we have outstanding support. Our support staff are dedicated to providing you with all the help and guidance you may need throughout your college journey.

You might need help and advice on a wide range of issues such as childcare, counselling and additional learning support. For more information on any aspect of student support contact the Course and Information Team, who will direct your call to the appropriate member of the college support team, call: 01325 503030.

Course Information
Qualification Type: Foundation Certificate in Accounting - Level 2
Level: Level 2
Awarding Body:
Academic Year: 20/21
Start Date: September 2020

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