AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting (Foundation)

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10 Months, Part-time
AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting (QCF)
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This AAT course will offer you an accredited route into accountancy, allowing you to quickly advance your accounting career. Whether you are looking to start a career in accountancy or advance from a junior role, this course will lay the groundwork for your future in the accountancy profession.

As the UK’s most chosen online AAT provider, we ensure that our courses equip you with the skills and knowledge so that you can gain more responsibility in your current or new role. Having gained the AAT Level 2 qualification you will be ready to progress onto further study with the AAT and take up an accounting role.

We work hard to create courses which will advance your career whilst being a great study option for you to learn around your work and lifestyle commitments. Also, through AVADO’s pass guarantee, if you don’t pass your exams the first time, you will get access to the online campus and dedicated tutor support for a re-sit, for free.

*Offers end 31st October 2019


AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting (QCF)

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The AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting (Foundation) will give you an understanding of basic accounting principles and skills. You'll lay the groundwork for your career with an initial focus on finance administration.

The AAT foundation certificate consists of five units:

  1. Bookkeeping transactions
  2. Bookkeeping Controls
  3. Elements of Costing
  4. Work effectively in accounting and finance
  5. Using Accounting Software

Student Support:

Upon enrolment you will be supported by a personal AAT tutor, as well as being taught by AAT experts and accounting professionals. Your personal tutor will be on hand to help navigate around the platform and any doubts about distance learning at ease.

What is included:

  • FREE Xero cloud-based accounting certification
  • One-to-one tutorial support
  • 24-hour access to the Virtual Learning Campus
  • Personalised individual study plan
  • Practice tests, class recordings and student forums
  • Free TOTUM card, the #1 student discount card

Financial options

Study for as little as £46.33 a month, interest free*

Choose from a range of flexible payment plans to fit your financial situation. You can split the cost of your course over 12 monthly payments, which means funding your course is easy and affordable.

About the AAT

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) is the leading awarding body for skills based accounting qualifications, awarding 90% of all vocational qualifications in finance and accounting. These qualifications are universally respected and internationally recognised making you highly attractive to employers.

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Who is this course for?

If you want a successful career in Accountancy and Finance, gaining the Level 2 Certificate in Accounting is the first step; giving you the practical hands-on skills required for a Trainee Financial Accounts Assistant role.


The Foundation Certificate in Accounting is an entry level qualification, however we advise that you have formal academic qualifications in mathematics and English, or formal work experience.

The following entry requirements apply:

  • You must be over the age of 18 or have a third-party payee for any financial agreement
  • You must have a solid grasp of the English language (IELTS 5.5 or equivalent if English is not your first language)
  • You must be able to attend all exams at an AAT Approved centre. Students outside the UK will incur an additional cost for international postage of textbooks

Career path

This course gives you a solid base of foundational knowledge and skills to build an accounting career on. The qualification will give you “part-qualified” status and make you eligible for a wide variety of entry-level accounting roles. Your career opportunities don’t end here – progressing to the Level 3 Advanced Diploma is the next step to achieving fully qualified Accounting Technician status.

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