AAT Accounting Foundation Certificate Level 2

In Colchester

£ 647 + VAT

*Indicative price

Original amount in USD:

$ 840

Description

  • Typology

    Course

  • Location

    Colchester

  • Start

    Different dates available

Description

Students will learn how to prepare and record transactions in a manual and computerised double entry bookkeeping system to trial balance, how to prepare basic management information both manually and using IT and will be given an introduction to basic costing principles.



Facilities

Location

Starts

Colchester (Essex)
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Sheepen Road, CO3 3LL

Starts

Different dates availableNow taking bookings

To take into account


Students will require 3 GCSEs, including English and maths (grades A – C), or relevant work experience.


Applicants should visit the AAT website and undertake the skills check to ensure that they start at the correct level.


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Subjects

  • IT
  • Accounting
  • Accounting MBA
  • Basic
  • Basic IT training
  • Basic IT
  • Part Time
  • Bookkeeping
  • Transactions
  • Team Training
  • Accountancy
  • IT Management
  • Management

Course programme



The AAT Accounting Certificate Level 2 course is an ideal introduction to accountancy which explores the fundamental concept of double-entry bookkeeping up to trial balance.


Students will learn how to prepare and record transactions in a manual and computerised double entry bookkeeping system to trial balance, how to prepare basic management information both manually and using IT and will be given an introduction to basic costing principles.


Course Content

The course is unit based, with these being undertaken as a whole.


The standards for the course are set by the Qualifications and Credit Framework Authority with the qualification being awarded by the AAT.


Assessment is achieved by a combination of computer based case studies and external computer based exams.


AAT Accounting Certificate Level 2 units students will cover include:

  • Preparing Bookkeeping Transactions

  • Control Accounts, the Journal and the Banking System

  • Basic Costing

  • Computerised Accounting

  • Work Effectively in Accounting and Finance


The College is able to offer accreditation by virtue of prior learning; however, strict criteria must be met to achieve this.


It is vital that students aiming for accreditation of the AAT Accounting Certificate Level 2 and eventual AAT membership attend all lectures.



Entry Requirements

Students will require 3 GCSEs, including English and maths (grades A – C), or relevant work experience.


Applicants should visit the AAT website and undertake the skills check to ensure that they start at the correct level.






Career Opportunities

Successful completion of this course could allow students to gain employment in junior accounting positions, both in accountancy practice or industry/commerce.


Course Progression

Students could progress to the Diploma in Accounting Level 3, to gain further accountancy skills that can lead to full membership of the AAT and to higher professional accounting qualifications.


How To Apply


Our aim is to make it as easy as possible to secure your place on your ideal programme.
Simply download and complete the relevant application form and return it to our Admissions team as early as possible.
You can return your completed application form in person or by post to our Colchester
(for applications to Colchester and Clacton) or Braintree campuses:








Admissions

Colchester Institute

Sheepen Road

Colchester

CO3 3LL









Admissions

The College at Braintree

Church Lane

Braintree

CM7 5SN








If you are currently at school, please check with them as some schools will be coordinating applications centrally.
If you have any further questions about the application process, please visit our
Frequently Asked Questions page.



Applying for an Part-Time course


Part-time courses can start at any point during the year,
please see the individual course listing for the next course start date or if you are unsure please call our Course Enquiries line on (01206) 712777.



You may need to complete an application form for some of our part-time courses,
our part-time application form can be downloaded here:




Download Application Form - Part-Time Courses (PDF)



Applicants will receive an acknowledgement email or card within one week of the application
being received by our Admissions team, if you do not receive this you should contact the team
on (01206) 712777 to check that your application has been received.



Courses will run subject to sufficient applications being received.















AAT Accounting Foundation Certificate Level 2

£ 647 + VAT

*Indicative price

Original amount in USD:

$ 840