Bookkeeping & Accounting | AAT Level 2 (Foundation) Certificate in Bookkeeping
Interest-free payment plans available
- Exam(s) / assessment(s) not included in price & must be purchased separately
- Tutor is available to students
The AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping is a short online course which’ll give you essential bookkeeping skills, including double-entry bookkeeping and Trial Balance standard.
You don’t need any prior experience or qualifications, so it’s perfect if you’re in or seeking an entry-level bookkeeping role. It’ll also suit you if you’re just starting out on your accountancy career, or if you want to bring practical bookkeeping knowledge to your current position.
- 97% would recommend AAT to family, friends and colleagues.
- 7/10 say that their earning potential has increased since completing their AAT qualification.
The course is accredited by the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT), the UK’s largest professional body for accounting technicians, so it’s internationally recognised and sought-after by employers.
It's highly flexible, so you can set your own timetable and study at your own pace. You can get started right away with a small deposit, and pay the rest with an interest-free payment plan.
Plus, you’ll be supported throughout your studies by your professional AAT tutor and our excellent student support team.
Our optional live tutor-led online classrooms allow you to talk the tutor, interact with other students, and get help with anything you're stuck with. The majority are scheduled during lunchtimes, evenings and weekends so they're as easy as possible to fit around work. They're also recorded so if you can't make it, you can watch them back and re-watch them as many times as you need.
The AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookeeping (AQ2016 Syllabus) is worth 16 UCAS credits. It sits on the Qualifications and Credit Framework at Level 2, or Level 5 in the Scottish system.
It should take you around 160 hours to complete.
To achieve the AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping, you need to complete two units:
- Bookkeeping transactions
- Bookeeping controls
In order to sit your exams and receive your qualification, you'll need to pay:
- AAT Registration Fees
- AAT Annual Student Membership Fees
- AAT Exam Fees
- Exam Centre Administration Fees
ICS Learn's course advisors can fill you in on the latest AAT fee information, and advise you on how to pay them. Exam centre fees will vary depending on the centre you choose.
A year's AAT student membership can be included on your payment plan. Please note that AAT requires you to activate your membership within four weeks of enrolment.
Who is this course for?
You don't need any prior qualifications to enrol on the AAT Foundation Bookkeeping course, so it's perfect if you have no or minimal accounting experience. It'll qualify you for a number of bookkeeping and accountancy jobs and provide progression to AAT study at higher levels.
You should have reasonable numeracy and communication skills and an interest in business and finance.
You must be over 19, and if English isn't your first language, you'll need an IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent.
The AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping will prepare you to take on entry-level bookkeeping and accounts roles, such as:
- Accounts Administrator
- Accounts Clerk
- Clerical Assistant
- Trainee Bookkeeper
- Finance Assistant
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