The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) Foundation Certificate in Accounting (Level 2) is the most sought-after qualification from the AAT and is your first step towards a successful career in accounting. It is the ideal certification for individuals who are looking for a knowledge level that will give them a firm foundation in the Accounting industry using the AAT qualification framework. It delivers a solid foundation in finance administration, covering areas including double entry bookkeeping, basic costing and using accounting software.
This AAT Level 2 course is focused on giving you practical, real-world knowledge that you can utilise in your workplace.
This course provides you with the skills to become a recognised Accountant or member of an Accounts team and is your crucial first step towards a successful career in Accounting or Finance; if you’re starting your career or need to validate your skills and financial knowledge with a globally recognised qualification.
Accountants who hold an AAT qualification at a trainee level earn an average salary of £23,000 per year which can rise to £38,000 depending experience and further qualifications.
Benefits of studying with AAT with South & City College Birmingham (powered by e-Careers)
- Course materials accredited by AAT
- e-Careers are an AAT approved training provider
- Flexible online course content that can be studied anytime, anywhere
- Expert tutor support from an Accountants with over 10 years’ experience in the industry
- Flexible payment options
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About the AAT
The AAT are the UK’s leading awarding body for accounting and finance based qualifications, awarding 90% of all qualifications in these areas. The status of the AAT makes their qualifications recognised globally meaning you could become an internationally respected Accountant who is attractive to employers.
The status of their qualifications and membership benefits mean you could be working as an Accountant within weeks of registering!
The course consists of five units:
- Bookkeeping Transactions
- Bookkeeping Controls
- Elements of Costing
- Using Accounting Software
- Working Effectively in Finance
The AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting sits at Level 2 on the Regulated Qualifications Frameowrk (RQF), which is formerly known as the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF).
To sit your exams and receive your qualification, you will need to pay:
- AAT Registration Fees
- AAT Annual Student Membership Fees (Due one year after registration)
- AAT Exam Fees
For the AAT Level 2 there are five exams which need to be completed online at an AAT approved exam centre.
Our AAT Specialists can advise you on the latest AAT fee information and how these fees can be paid. Exam centre fees will vary depending on your chosen location.
There are over 200 external AAT assessment venues available. All venues accept external candidates to sit their AAT computer based assessments.
Please speak to one of our specialists regarding taking your assessment.
We provide you with tutor support throughout your 12-month course access period. Your tutor will be available to you 24/7 and can provide guidance through the course and professional advice to help you through any potential issue you may come across. The tutor support is provided so we can ensure you have the best chance of passing your examinations. AAT pass rates with tutor support currently stand at 92%.
We provide 12 months access to the course but many of our students complete this within six months, it is entirely dependent upon your initial commitment to study.
Who is this course for?
This course is perfect for you if you are looking to start a career in Accountancy with a qualification from an award-winning body under your belt. It is also ideal if you are looking to validate your Accounting and Finance knowledge to secure an Accountancy job and it will provide you with a foundation to study AAT principles at a higher level.
There are no requirements to take the AAT course in terms of Accounting and Financial knowledge, it is ideal for beginners. You must be over 16 to take this AAT course.
This course will provide you with the knowledge to function in job roles including:
• Accounts Administrator
• Accounts Assistant
• Purchase/Sales Ledger Clerk
• Accounts Payable Clerk
• Trainee Accounting Technician
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