Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping

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:-

Introduction to Bookkeeping
Unit covers: - understanding financial transactions within a bookkeeping system, processing customer transactions, processing supplier transactions, processing receipts and payments, processing transactions through into the ledger accounts.

Principles of Bookkeeping Controls
Unit covers: - understanding payment methods, understanding controls in a bookkeeping system, using control accounts, using the journal, reconciling a bank statement with the cash book, produce trial balances.


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

Tuition is based around classroom delivered face-to-face, 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, start the Association of Accounting Technicians AAT Level 3 or join our new Association of Accounting Technician AAT Level 3 Bookkeeping course. 

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

Additional Information

Please ask for more details regarding funding options

Sketty Hall
Course deliverable in Welsh:

Detailed course information

Where and when can I study?

Start Date: Wed 4 Oct 2023 | Course Code: N3C973 ETD | Cost: £532

Level 3   Wed   5.30-9pm   32 weeks   Sketty Hall  

Start Date: Thu 11 Jan 2024 | Course Code: N2C973 ETD | Cost: £411

Level 2   Thu   6-9pm   21 weeks   Sketty Hall