Course Code: TP1FE005 Accounting - Level 2 (AAT) Next course dates Start dateLocationDuration / Fees 05 Sep 2022 University Centre 1 Year / £1,265 Apply now 05 Sep 2023 University Centre 1 Year / £1,265 Apply now Overview Is this course for me? What will I learn? How will I be assessed? Key information Where could this course take me? Course Summary This qualification will prepare you for junior and entry level accounting roles in a wide range of jobs and organisations. It delivers a solid foundation in finance administration - covering areas such as double entry bookkeeping to basic costing principles and using accounting software. This introductory AAT qualification is the starting point to learn and progress in accounting. We offer this course on different study days so please apply and we will discuss options with you following receipt of your application. Entry Requirements The course is open to all those aged 19 and over. No previous experience is required. To support your application you are required to complete a short English and mathematics assessment. This course is ideal for a wide range of applicants including those already employed in an accounting or finance environment, unemployed or those seeking a career change and want to move into accountancy. Qualification Obtained Foundation Certificate in Accounting - Level 2 Industry Placement and Field Trips N/A Learning and Teaching Methods Workroom based teaching and computer suites for practice accounting sessions. Sessions are delivered by highly qualified industry accountants. Expert Tutors All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice. Assessment Methods You will be assessed through time-constrained competence-based projects and external online examinations including the synoptic assessment (final examination). Tuition Fees Read our tuition fees guide. Other Costs and Equipment Needed It is an essential requirement of the course that you become a member of the AAT professional body within the first 4 weeks of study. Membership is mandatory in order to be registered for examinations, which are an essential element of this course. There is a one-off administration fee to be paid direct to the AAT along with an annual membership. The current membership fees are accessible via the AAT website: If you do not pass your examination the first time, you will have to pay a re-sit fee. Details of this fee will be provided by your tutor. Regulation and Accreditation Accrediting Institution: N/A Awarding Body: AAT Terms and Conditions Read our full terms and conditions for more information. Career Options and Progression Finance is at the heart of every business, so demand for accounting and finance skills will never go away. Jobs in accounting and finance are extremely diverse and deliver exciting career opportunities. With AAT on your CV, you demonstrate a level of industry excellence and work-readiness sought after by employers across all industries. The Foundation Certificate in Accounting may lead to employment as: Accounts administrator, Accounts assistant, Accounts payable clerk, Purchase/sales ledger clerk, Trainee accounting technician, Trainee finance assistant.