Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting

Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting

Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting

This course provides you with the knowledge and skills required to work as an accounting technician while offering a useful and practical qualification.

An Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) qualification and membership enables you to develop relevant, practical accounting and finance skills throughout your working life.

An AAT qualification is widely recognised and valued. It helps to make you more employable and give you more options should you choose to progress further.

You will study:

  • Working effectively in finance
  • Elements of costing
  • Bookkeeping transactions
  • Bookkeeping controls
  • Using accounting software

You will be assessed by exams.

Having successfully completed the level 2 you can continue to study for the level 3 Diploma. See the AAT membership terms and conditions.

Grading for GCSE English language, English literature and maths is changing from 2017, with other subjects following suit from 2018.

Five GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above including maths and English or equivalent, a positive school report or equivalent work experience and a successful interview with an admissions tutor.

Course Summary

Length of study:
36 Weeks


Term dates

Study campus:

Study option(s):
Part time

Course level:
Level 2

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Making your application

We will check your application to see if you meet the standard entry requirements for the course. If you do, you’ll receive an invitation via email to attend an interview with a Curriculum Tutor.

Fees and funding

If you are aged 16-18 and applying for a full-time programme, then you will not have to pay for your course. If you are aged 19+ then there may be a fee for your course.

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