This AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) Foundation course is an entry-level accounting qualification, ideal for anyone who is seeking an introduction to basic accounting principles and skills.
This flexible course is delivered in partnership with Mindful Education and combines online learning with face-to-face lessons in the classroom.
Wed 18 Sep 2019
13:30 - 16:45
Exam Fee: £245
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.
On successful completion of this course, you will be awarded an AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting. This internationally recognised AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) qualification enables those working in accounting or those who are looking to pursue accountancy as a career to gain knowledge, practical experience and the all-important certification often sought by employers.
This course is assessed through computer-based exams and a synoptic assessment, which draws on and assesses knowledge and understanding from across the qualification.
We have partnered with Mindful Education to deliver this course through our Online and On Campus model.
Video lectures are available on demand and can be viewed from your phone, tablet or computer, meaning you can choose how, when and where you want to study. Each lesson lasts around 45 minutes and is accompanied by animations and motion graphics to bring concepts to life. Exercises, interactive case studies and analytical tools help to enhance the learning experience further.
You benefit from regular College classes (fortnightly) – without having to commit to attending multiple evenings each week. Experienced tutors will discuss and reinforce what you have learnt during your online study and are on hand to provide guidance on progress and assessment. Discussion and debate with classmates will help you apply theories to situations you face in the workplace.
- Bookkeeping Transactions
- Bookkeeping Controls
- Elements of Costing
- Work Effectively in Finance
- Computerised Accounts
You will also develop business communications and lifelong learning skills, applying what you learn on the course to the wider industry context.
- Maths & English GCSEs grade 4 (C) – Certificates must be brought with you on the first day of the course
- Previous knowledge of accounting or a Level 1 Bookkeeping qualification would be advantageous but not essential
Your choices may include:
- Accounts Assistant
- Finance Assistant
- Credit Control Assistant
- Purchase Ledger Clerk
Your choices may include:
On successful completion of this course, you can progress to higher levels of the AAT Accounting Qualification (Level 3 and then on to Level 4).