AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping - Level 2 (Online Learning)

Start Date: This course has multiple entry points throughout the year Please call 0191 200 4000 or email enquiries@ncgdirect.co.uk for more information.

Duration: 12 Weeks

Venue: Distance Learning

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The AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) is the UK’s leading professional body for accounting technicians, working across the globe with around 125,000 members in more than 90 countries. AAT members are represented at every level of the finance and accounting world, including students, people already working in accountancy and self-employed business owners.

AAT accounting qualifications are universally respected and internationally recognised. organisations such as Sainsbury’s, P&G, Morgan Stanley, the Ministry of Defence and many more continue to hire AAT qualified members for their knowledge, skills, diligence and enthusiasm, because AAT represents the highest standards of professionalism.

In short, an AAT qualification is a route to some of the most in-demand skills in the world, and provides you with a professional status you can be proud of.

If you want to become a professional bookkeeper, the AAT Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping will give you the skills and essential knowledge you need to manage books effectively. The course offers a solid introduction to manual double entry bookkeeping, including associated documents and processes, up to Trial Balance standard, providing a great starting point for anyone wishing to start a career in the accounting industry.

AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping (Level 2)


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Bookkeeping transactions
• Understanding double-entry bookkeeping, integrating books of prime entry and describing coding system functions.
• Understanding discounts and settlement, trade and bulk discount differences.
• Preparing and processing customer and supplier invoices and credit notes.
• Totalling and balancing a 3-column analysed cash book.
• Totalling, balancing and reconciling petty cash records within an analysed petty cash book.
• Processing ledger transactions and extracting a trial balance.

Bookkeeping Controls

• Understanding the purpose and use of control accounts and journals.
• Maintaining and using control accounts and the journal.
• Reconciling a bank statement with the cash book.
• Understanding the banking process and main services of banks and building societies.
• Understanding requirements of retention and storage relating to banking documents

A Personal On-line Tutor who will guide and support you through your studies. Learner view is where you can access your course site, set targets, view tutor notes and access assessments grades.

You will be assessed using a range of methods including written assignments and exams.

After successfully completing the Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping you could consider progressing onto the Advanced Diploma in Accounting (Level 3) or complete the remaining modules to achieve the Foundation Certificate in Accounting (Level 2).

The roles you are qualified to perform after completing this qualification include:
Bookkeeper | Accounts Clerk.

No formal entry requirements.

£ 395.00

The price of this course is £395.00 – This includes all tuition fees and materials.

Please note, Learners are required to pay for the AAT subscription fee and their 2 assessment fees. For up to date information on these prices as well as to identify a local test centre please visit the AAT website https://www.aat.org.uk/

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