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Accounting - Level 2 AAT Foundation Certificate (Mon Daytime)

Part Time

Course Overview

The AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting Level 2  is an ideal starting point for anyone wishing to pursue a career in accountancy or finance and 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 as well as for adults returning to work after a break or for anyone wishing to change 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” / Level four 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 discusswith the course Director before attempting enrolment 



Students under 19 will be required to undertake employer engagement throughout the course and may only attempt each assessment twice within 12 months of their qualification start date. Students who take an assessment twice in the 12 month period will have to wait until the following period before they can take it again. In their next 12 months, they may attempt the assessment twice more if needed. This applies to both unit assessments and synoptic assessments   


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

How to Enrol

You can enrol directly onto this course if you have the entry requirements noted above.

If you would like to enrol but do not have the entry requirements please email information@bcot.ac.uk with your contact details or telephone 01256 306484.

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Course Outline

Course Code: JRBL012
Study Mode: Part Time
Location: Basingstoke
Duration: 25 Weeks
Start Date: 5th February 2019
Day & Time: Tuesday 9.30am -3pm
Tuition Fees: TBC (previously £955.00)
Exam Fees: £226.00
Unemployment Benefit L2E
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