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L2 AAT CERTIFICATE IN ACCOUNTING

AAT L2 CERTIFICATE IN ACCOUNTING
Start Date
04/10/2022
End Date
31/07/2023
Attendance
Part Time
Target audience 

Accounting Technicians are the skilled support staff working in accounting and finance. The role covers a wide range of occupations from Accounts Assistants to Financial Managers in the public sector, industry and commerce as well as accounting practices. The AAT Education and Training Scheme is designed for those who already work in an accounting or financial environment or would like to. Students can commence study at the Certificate level with no previous accounting experience.

Entry requirements 

Any of the following:

  • AAT Level 1 Award in Accounting or equivalent
  • GCSE Maths and English (Grade 4 or above) or equivalent
Course content 

Units:

  • Introduction to Bookkeeping - manual and digital bookkeeping systems that underpin double entry systems.  How to enter documents into daybooks and reconciliations
  • Principles of Bookkeeping Controls -explores control accounts, journals, trial balance, bank reconciliations and VAT
  • Principles of Costing - difference between financial and management accounting, unit costs, cost classifications, payroll, coding, cost behaviour and inventory valuation methods.  Introduction to spreadsheets on how to enter and format data and use basic formula
  • The Business Environment (synoptic) - principles of contract law, external business environment, CSR, ethics, sustainability, business entities, business operations and communication

 

Assessment criteria 

Exams - 70% Pass Mark

  • Introduction to Bookkeeping - 90 mins - instant result
  • Principles of Bookkeeping Controls - 90 mins - instant result
  • Principles of Costing - 90 mins - instant result
  • The Business Environment (synoptic) - 2 hours - six week result

 

Progression 

On successful completion of AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting, students may wish to undertake the AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting course.

Other information 

Students will be required to purchase textbooks as advised by their tutors.

Courses

Whatever course you choose, you'll get the highest level of training from specialist tutors, benefiting from their knowledge and experience of working not just in education but also in industry.

Application & Enrolment

You are able to apply online for all courses, however to complete your course enrolment fully, you will need to have an interview and then be accepted onto a course. The only courses available to enrol online are Full Cost courses, if you wish to enrol on any other course please call into Student Services or call 01429 295000.

Full Cost course fees are inclusive of VAT.

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