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Accounting – Level 2 AAT Foundation Certificate (Blended)

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. The qualification would suit anyone already working in an accounting or anyone aspiring to do so 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.

The Foundation Certificate is open to those who are working and those who are not currently in employment. This course could help someone who is 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 topics:

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 

The blended learning mode of study is most suitable for learners looking for a more flexible way to study. You  will need to be disciplined in self directed learning as well as attending a class 2-3 times per month.

 Previous experience of being an independent learner and studying from a distance would be preferred.   


All units are mandatory and completion of four 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

To enrol on this course please email professional@bcot.ac.uk with your contact details and attach your CV. The course tutor will contact you to discuss the course and will provide you with an enrolment code.

When you have the enrolment code you can enrol on-line by clicking the button below.

Course Outline

Course Code: JXFC000
Study Mode: Part Time
Duration: 1 Year
Start Date: Anytime
Day & Time: Flexible
Fee Concessions L2E
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