Course Code: TP1FE005 Accounting - Level 2 (AAT) Next course dates Start dateLocationDuration / Fees 04 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 SummaryThis 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, control accounts and basic costing principles. This introductory AAT qualification is the starting point to learn and progress in accounting. We offer this course on different study days or evenings 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 diagnostic assessment in addition to having English and maths GCSEs or functional skills. 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 ObtainedCertificate in Accounting Learning and Teaching Methods The Level 2 qualification comprises the following module units: Introduction to Bookkeeping Principles of Bookkeeping Controls Principles of Costing The Business Environment 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 throughout the programme, including the synoptic assessment (final examination). Other Costs and Equipment NeededStudent membership of the professional body is a requirement within 6 weeks of the course commencement Recommended textbooks are required for this programme. Tuition Fees Some adult students may not have to pay course fees whilst others will be entitled to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover their costs. To find out about this and what other support may be available to you, please read our 19+ tuition fees guide. Regulation and Accreditation Accrediting Institution: N/A Awarding Body: AAT Regulatory Body: Ofsted 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.