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AAT L2 Certificate in Accounting (Online & On Campus)
AAT L2 Certificate in Accounting (Online & On Campus)

AAT L2 Certificate in Accounting (Online & On Campus)

Level 2
Gloucester

Course Overview

Part Time
Certificate

Course Overview

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.

What will I learn?

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.

On successful completion of this course, you will be awarded an AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting. This internationally recognised AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) 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.

Units of Study

The Level 2 course covers a range of key areas, including: 

  • Introduction to Bookkeeping 
  • Principles of Bookkeeping controls
  • Principles of costing
  • The Business Environment synoptic 

Study Method – Online and On Campus

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

Online 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.

On campus, you benefit from regular fortnightly college classes. 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.

This course is assessed through computer-based exams and a synoptic assessment, which draws on and assesses knowledge and understanding from across the qualification.

Students are responsible for paying their AAT annual registration fee.

Please note that once your application has been accepted and enrolment confirmed you will be unable to swap study modes.

 

 

  • This qualification is aimed at those aged 19 (as at 31st August of the academic year) or above who enjoy working with figures and are literate and numerate.

    Applicants will require a GCSE grade C/4 or above in Maths and English.

    If you have previous accountancy or finance experience you may wish to complete an online skill check at www.aatskillcheck.org/  to enable you to decide whether to start at Level 2 or Level 3.

    All applicants will be required to complete a short assessment form to ensure the correct level of study.

     

  • 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).

    The skills and knowledge you will gain throughout this qualification will qualify you for roles including Accounts Assistant, Finance Assistant, Credit Control Assistant or Purchase Ledger Clerk.

     

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AAT L2 Certificate in Accounting (Online & On Campus)

What You Will Pay

British and European Union students

Age: 16-18

You will pay

£0

for your course

Your course could be free of charge as you may be eligible for financial support to help pay your tuition fees, travel, exams, materials or childcare.

When you enrol you’ll need to pay any course fees for the first year, which you can do by direct debit, cash, debit card or credit card.

Please contact us for more information.

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British and European Union students

Age: 19+

Costs start at

£946

for your course

This includes the following fees:

Exam: £191

Your course could be free of charge as you may be eligible for financial support to help pay your tuition fees, travel, exams, materials or childcare.

When you enrol you’ll need to pay any course fees for the first year, which you can do by direct debit, cash, debit card or credit card.

Please contact us for more information.

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If you would like to apply for this course, please add it to your shortlist. You may then add further courses to your shortlist or continue to complete your application.

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Overseas students

Please contact us to discuss your fees for this course

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