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Accounting - Level 2 AAT Foundation Certificate (Wed/Thurs Evening)

Part Time

Course Overview

The Level 2 AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting is an ideal starting point for anyone wishing to pursue a career in accountancy or finance. The qualification would suit anyone already working in an accounting or anyone aspiring to do so and wants to achieve a qualification under the AQ2016 syllabus.

The purpose of the AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting is to offer grounding in the core accounting knowledge and skills needed to progress either to employment or to further study.

This qualification is suitable for young people who have just left school, or had a break from education, as well as for adults returning to work after a break or for anyone wishing to change or enhance their career.

The Foundation Certificate is open to those who are working and those who are not currently in employment. This qualification could also help someone who is already working in an entry-level finance role to progress in their career by offering them development and formal recognition of their skills.

Course Content

The course will cover the following Subjects:

Bookkeeping Transactions (BTRN)

Bookkeeping Controls (BKCL)

Elements of Costing (ELCO)

Work Effectively in Finance (WKAF)

Using Accounting Software (UACS)

Entry Requirement

Acceptance to this level is dependent on good basic Maths and English Qualifications (preferably GCSE Grade C and above) or appropriate vocational competence as well assuccessful completion of a telephone or face to face interview with the Course Director.

Students who are or have been declared bankrupt or have a criminal conviction may not be eligible to join the AAT - please discuss with the course Director before attempting enrolment 


All units are mandatory and completion of 4 individual computerised assessments is required along with a synoptic assessment that will assess the content of 4 specific units. A certificate for the level will be achieved by passing all individual unit assessments as well as the synoptic assessment

Where does this course lead to

Successful completion of the Foundation Certificate in Accounting level 2 could lead to students being accepted onto the Advanced Diploma in Accounting Level 3

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Course Outline

Course Code: JEBL007
Study Mode: Part Time
Location: Basingstoke
Duration: 1 Year
Start Date: 20 September 2017
Day & Time: 2 Evening -Wed and Thurs Evening
Tuition Fees: £935
Exam Fees: 210
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