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:-
Bookkeeping Transactions

Unit covers: - understanding financial transactions within a bookkeeping system, processing customer transactions, processing supplier transactions, processing receipts and payments, processing transactions through the ledgers to the trial balance.

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.

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Updated December 2021

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 and a Blended Learning approach, by highly qualified and experienced members of staff.

Examinations are on-line assessments.

Due to the ongoing Covid 19 regulations, social distancing measures and college guidelines will be in place to protect you and others. Should it be necessary for the College to close due to lockdown, as instructed by the Welsh Government, online delivery will take place until restrictions are lifted and we can return to face-to-face delivery.

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

Course Fees - £300

AAT Enrolment Fee - £49
Exam Fee - Approx £94 for all the exams studied in the year                  

Please ask for more details regarding funding options.

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