AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting Level 2 (Daytime & Evening)

Please note if you enrol on the daytime course: classroom attendance is typically 9am-2.30pm & there will be online learning that can be completed in your own time. If you enrol on the evening course: classroom attendance is typically 6-8pm & there will be online learning that can be completed in your own time.

Course details:
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) the qualification enables those working in accounting or those who looking to pursue accountancy as a career to gain knowledge, practical experience and the all-important certification often sought by employers. There are 5 units of study and gain skills in processing payments & receipts, preparing invoices, completing bank reconciliations and accounting software.

To achieve this qualification, you will need to successfully complete four unit assessments, and one synoptic assessment. The synoptic assessment will cover four of the five units and is two hours long. All assessments are set and marked by the AAT and are computer-based. It is strongly recommended that you have achieved a Level 2 in English and maths. Please note, AAT membership will also be required. After successful completion of this course, you could progress to the AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting Level 3.



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). Under the National Skills Fund initiative, you might be eligible for a fully-funded Level 3 course.

Study Method – Online and On-Campus: We have partnered with Mindful Education to deliver this course through our flexible Online and On-Campus models. Please note that you will need access to a computer/laptop and access to the internet.

Online - you will study award-winning video lessons, which 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. Lessons last for around 45 minutes and are accompanied by animations and motion graphics to bring concepts to life. Practice questions, downloadable lesson materials and interactive case studies help to enhance the learning experience further and learners should expect to spend around 4-5 hours studying independently online each week. 

On Campus - You benefit from regular classes with a college tutor – without having to commit to attending multiple evenings each week. Your tutor will review what you have learnt during your online lessons and will be on hand to provide guidance on progress and assessment. Regular discussion with classmates will help to reinforce key points while also providing the additional support and motivation that comes from being part of a group.

We have partnered with Mindful Education to deliver this course through our flexible Online and On Campus model.

Level Level 2
Study Type Part Time
Course Code 3392
Cost £ 1265.00
Start Date 14-Feb-2023
Start Time 6pm
End Date 12-Dec-2023
End Time 9pm
Day Tues and Thurs
Duration 28 Weeks
Venue Shipley College
Start Date Start Time End Date End Time Day Duration Venue
14-Feb-2023 6pm 12-Dec-2023 9pm Tues and Thurs 28 Weeks Shipley College
Level 2 Entitlement may apply to you or 100% fee reduction may apply to you if in receipt of benefits and actively seeking employment or in work, earnings less the £19,305 annually (£18,525 annually if not from an eligible regional postcode)
Admission is by a short, informal discussion - please phone 01274 327327 to register your interest.

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