AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting (Foundation)

Course Overview

AAT The Association of Accounting Technicians Courses offered under the AAT training scheme give students the opportunity to gain experience and to progress in their accounting careers. Courses consist of three levels. Each level represents a qualification in its own right. Students receive a certificate for each level achieved. Registration with AAT is required and the cost of this, plus some examinations, is paid directly to the professional body. The costs below doesn’t include exam fees payable to the College.

Units include Processing bookkeeping transactions, Control Accounts, Journals and the Banking Systems, Basic Costing, Computerised Accounting and Work Effectively in Accounting and Finance which will provide a good breadth of understanding for the new accounting employee or those wishing to enter the accounting environment.

  • Entry Requirements

    AAT does not set any prerequisites for the study of the AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting. However, for the best chance of success, we recommend that students begin their studies with a good standard of English and maths. If students do have any other relevant school or college qualifications, a degree or some accounting experience, these may in certain circumstances entitle students to claim exemptions.

  • Career Prospects

    You can progress onto the AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting.

  • Course Details
    • Bookkeeping Transactions
    • Bookkeeping Controls
    • Elements of Costing
    • Using Accounting Software
    • Working Effectively in Finance
  • Additional Costs

    There will additional costs for exams, registration and assessment fees.

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Brecon Beacons College - 01686 614400

Newtown College - 01686 614200

Neath College - 01639 648000

Course Length

1 Year



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