AAT Foundation in Accounting Certificate (Level 2)

AAT Foundation in Accounting Certificate (Level 2)

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AAT Foundation in Accounting Certificate (Level 2)

The AAT Accounting Qualification is universally respected and internationally recognised. Organisations such as Vodafone, the NHS, the Metropolitan Police, KPMG and many more continue to hire AAT qualified members for their knowledge, skills, diligence and enthusiasm, because AAT represents the highest standards of professionalism.

This qualification will prepare you for junior and entry level accounting roles. It delivers a solid foundation in finance administration - covering areas such as double entry bookkeeping to basic costing principles and using accounting software.

Jobs range from accounts clerks to financial managers working in the public sector, industry and commerce, and accounting practices. For more information visit the official AAT website: www.aat.org.uk.

This courses provides the knowledge and skills to perform the tasks demanded by this role; it offers you the chance to gain a useful and practical qualification. Alternatively you could take this course as an apprenticeship, contact us for more information.

The course starts in September and January. Please contact us for further information.

Duration 24 weeks
Study mode Part Time
Start date Various
Campus Printworks Campus
Course code 70513-01
Fee £1,365

What you learn

This vocational course provide the knowledge and skills to perform the tasks demanded by this role; it offers you the chance to gain a useful and practical qualification.

The course is based on two principles:

  • Doing the actual work, not just learning theory
  • Achieving competence to nationally agreed standards so that you and your employer have full confidence in the qualification


Benefits / Skills you will develop

Through studying five core modules you will develop practical skills in:

  • Preparing and recording financial documentation
  • Principles of recording and processing financial transactions
  • Maintaining and reconciling the cash book
  • Processing ledger transactions and extracting a trial balance
  • Basic principles of costing
  • Computerised Accounting
  • Work effectively in accounting and finance


How you will be assessed

Your progress and achievements are assessed through online tests covering all of the competencies.

Where is the course delivered (facilities / classrooms)

The course is run at Printworks Campus.


Entry requirements

Applicants require a level 2 qualification in English and maths (or equivalent). You need a high degree of commitment. The more time you put into your studies the more likely you are to succeed.

Given the vocational nature of this qualification, potential students will be asked to attend an interview and skills tests to determine the most appropriate AAT entry level

What's next

Successful completion of a unit will demonstrate to employers exactly what you can do. Completing the 5 units will give you a Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting.

Level 2 allows you to progress to our Level 3 AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting.

Campus Locations

Printworks Campus

Hunslet Road
West Yorkshire
LS10 1JY
0113 3861997
Nearest train station
Leeds Central Station, 0.7 MilesWebsite