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AAT AccountingLevel 2 Certificate

This course is ideal to give you a solid understanding of basic finance and accounting principles in accounting and bookkeeping and is a stepping stone to our Level 3 course.

Course details

Overview

Whether you’re heading for your first job in accounting and finance, seeking a change of scene, already work in accounting, or are looking to become a qualified accountant, this course will give you the professional skills to be proud of. Our teaching team consist of both AAT fully qualified professionals and industry experienced lecturers.

What's covered?

  • Book-keeping transactions – covering:
    • Recording income and receipts
    • Making and recording payments
    • Preparing ledger balances and an initial trial balance
  • Book-keeping controls – covering:
    • Maintaining control of the cash book, petty cash and journals day books
    • Banking procedures
    • Maintaining control accounts
  • Element of costing – covering:
    • Basic principles of costing
    • Providing basic cost and revenue information
    • Using Accounting Software
  • Working effectively in finance

How will my work be assessed?

  • Three external computer-based assessments, set by the AAT, completed online and marked online immediately, with results accessible through your MyAAT account within 30 mins
  • One external synoptic assessment covering all aspects of the course, except 'Using Accounting Software', set by the AAT and marked externally by qualified assessors, with results available after five weeks
  • One external computer-based project, set by the AAT and marked externally by qualified assessors, with results available after five weeks

What can I do after this?

Successful candidates can progress to the AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting Level 3 subject to interview.

Level 1 or equivalent qualification in English and maths. If you do not meet this requirement, applications are still welcome and the appropriateness of this course for you can be discussed at interview. A skills test may be undertaken at interview.

Please note AAT will not register anyone as a member if you have any of the following. If you have: been made bankrupt; entered into an agreement with creditors; any criminal convictions; found guilty of an offence under the Companies Act and Financial Services Act; or been issued a County Court Judgment. This will also subsequently prevent you from being able to enroll on this course.

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Open Event - Southend Campus

Thursday, 14 November 2019

Tuesday, 17 March 2020

Our Southend Campus is located next to Southend Central train station and offers A-level courses and an impressive range of vocational subjects in realistic work environments using cutting-edge technology.

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  • Venue Southend Campus
  • Starts Monday, September 14, 2020
  • Attendance Part time evening
  • Duration 36 weeks
  • Provision Adults
  • Cost £960.00
  • Cost details Course fee based on 2018-19 for UK/EU students
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  • Venue Thurrock Campus
  • Starts Monday, September 14, 2020
  • Attendance Part time day
  • Duration 36 weeks
  • Provision Adults
  • Cost £960.00
  • Cost details Course fee based on 2018-19 for UK/EU students
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  • Venue Southend Campus
  • Starts Monday, September 14, 2020
  • Attendance Part time day
  • Duration 36 weeks
  • Provision Adults
  • Cost £960.00
  • Cost details Course fee based on 2018-19 for UK/EU students
Apply now
  • Venue Thurrock Campus
  • Starts Monday, September 14, 2020
  • Attendance Part time evening
  • Duration 36 weeks
  • Provision Adults
  • Cost £960.00
  • Cost details Course fee based on 2018-19 for UK/EU students
Apply now