Accounting and Business

Accounting - AAT - Level 2 - Full Time
Course Title
Accounting - AAT - Level 2 - Full Time
Course Code
Mode of Study
Full Time
AAT - Foundation Certificate in Accounting
Number of Weeks
Entry Requirements
You will need a minimum of four GCSEs at grade 3 or above, which must include English and maths. A good level of ICT is also required.
Leads on to
You may choose to progress on to a relevant Level 3 qualification or you may choose to seek an apprenticeship or employment.
Additional Information
To undertake this course you will need to pay the annual AAT membership fee and a joining fee which will be about £135 and books which will cost about £120. If a resit exam is necessary you will also need to pay for this which will cost about £55. Prices to be confirmed at the start of the course.
Units to be studied on the AAT Level 2 qualification: - Bookkeeping Transactions: This unit relates to the role of processing accounting documents and leads to the production of a Trial Balance. This involves producing sales invoices and credit notes, recording receipts, preparing customer statements, checking purchase invoices and credit notes, preparing payments to suppliers and making the relevant accounting entries to the Main Ledger and Subsidiary Ledgers using double entry bookkeeping principles. - Bookkeeping Controls: This unit involves preparing and reconciling the cash book, preparing journal entries, maintaining control accounts and correcting errors in the Trial Balance. - Elements of Costing: This unit involves obtaining, analysing and presenting financial information. It involves recognising costs and income, and providing information on actual and budgeted costs and income. - Using Accounting Software: This involves the skills needed to use a computerised accounting system (Sage Line 50). It involves creating company files, data input, back up files, printing and logging off in a way which protects the computer system and maintains security. - Work Effectively in Finance: This unit helps students to understand the finance function within an organisation, use personal skills, development in finance, produce work effectively and understand corporate social responsibility (CSR) within organisations.