Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping AAT

Course Overview

The AAT Certificate in Bookkeeping is a short qualification that provides a thorough foundation in bookkeeping and basic accounting practices, including double-entry bookkeeping.  It’s perfect if you have a natural ability with numbers or are already working in finance and looking to back this up with a qualification.  With this bookkeeping qualification on your CV, you will be perfectly placed to explore the career options you’ve always wanted, either as part of a larger company’s finance department or as an independent professional.

Units include:
PBKT - Processing bookkeeping transactions
Unit covers:- books of prime entry, coding, double entry bookkeeping system, discount, credit customers, sales invoices and credit notes, payments received, credit suppliers, purchase invoices and credit notes, payments made, ledger transactions, ledger balances and an initial trial balance etc
CJBS - Control accounts, journals and the banking systems
Unit covers :- petty cash recording & balancing, cash books, bank reconciliation statements, journals, double entry bookkeeping records, correction of errors, suspense accounts, control accounts, sales, purchase and tax control accounts, banking processes, document retention and storage requirements etc

Updated June 2018

Entry Requirements

Ideally, students should have one or two GCSE Grades A-C however, common sense and an aptitude for numbers and estimation are more important.

Open to students of all ages

Course Delivery

All tuition is based around classroom lectures by highly qualified and experienced members of staff.

Examinations are on-line assessments

Progression Opportunities

Students will be able to progress to and complete the Association of Accounting Technicians AAT Level 2 full qualification or start the Association of Accounting Technicians AAT level 3.

The course also provides a qualification that employers are looking for.

Additional Information

AAT Enrolment Fee - £40

Exam Fee - Approx £72

Books - Approx £24



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