Certificate in Accounting - Level 2

Subject Area: Course code: Course Type:
Accounting IT630A09/24/1 Short Course

Course Information

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) is the UK's leading qualification and membership body for accounting staff and provides theonly fast track non-graduate route into chartered accountancy. The qualification is often listed as a requirement in job advertisements.

This foundation certificate is where you'll develop your skills in finance administration: double-entry bookkeeping, purchase, sales and general ledgers, basic costing and using accounting software.


  • Certificate in Accounting - Level 2
Course Content
  • You will gain skills in the following areas:

    Processing payments and receipts
    Preparing invoices
    Completing bank reconciliations
    Using accounting software
    Effective business communications skills including letters, memos and informal reports.

    There will be a computer based exam at the end of each unit, with a final exam covering all units at the end of the course. Your qualification will be graded ( Pass, Merit, Distinction).

    Please note that all AAT exams will be scheduled during the daytime and not the evening and there will be a limit to the number of exam retakes you can do.

    Candidates will also be expected to undertake additional study outside class times.

    Course fees comprise tuition fees and computer based assessment fees (registration/exam) for each of the units, payable to the college. AAT membership fees are payable directly to AAT.

    Text books, with a question banks are available for purchase at a discount through the college.
Entry Requirements
  • There are no prerequisites for the study of the AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting. However, for the best chance of success, it is recommended that students begin their studies with a good standard of English and maths.
Next Steps
  • AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting - Level 3
    AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting -Level 4
Career Opportunities
  • Accounts Administrator, Accounts Assistant, Accounts Payable Clerk, Bookkeeper, Payroll Administrator, Purchase/Sales Ledger Clerk, Tax Assistant/Trainee, Trainee Accounts Technician.

Dates & Fees

Dates & Times
Start date: End date: Start time: End time:
16-Sep-2024 (Only 46 days left to apply) 01-Jul-2025 18:00 p.m. 21:00 p.m.
Mode of attendance
Day of the week Number of sessions
Course Fees
Fee (Short Course Full Fee) £1050.00

AAT membership.AAT study texts and exam kits available through the college at discounted rate.

Materials Required

Memory stick, study texts and exam kit. Students may wish to use their own devices in classes.

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