AAT - Level 2 Certificate - Daytime

This introductory level is where you will get to develop your skills in finance administration: double-entry bookkeeping, basic costing principles, purchase, sales and general ledgers, Computerised accounts and How to work effectively in Accounting.

Once you have completed this level successfully, you will be awarded the AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting.

How will I be assessed?

Bookkeeping transactions, Bookkeeping Controls, Elements of Costing and Using Accounting Software are assessed through Unit assessment set and marked by AAT.

Work Effectively in Finance is assessed through a Synoptic Assessment, set and marked by AAT. The Synoptic Assessment will also contain questions linked to Bookkeeping transactions, Bookkeeping Controls, and Elements of Costing.

The AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting in Accounting is subject to re-sit restrictions

The overall result for the qualification is graded Pass, Merit or Distinction.

What do I need?

We expect the prospective students to have 5 GCSEs at grade C or above and these must include English Language and Maths.

There is a substantial amount of written work to do in addition to the number work.

All students interested in this level are required to have an interview before enrolment.

Where can it take me?

Foundation Certificate in Accounting Level 2

Additional information

What units will be studied?

  • BTRN - Bookkeeping Transactions
  • BKCL - Bookkeeping Controls
  • ELCO - Elements of Costing
  • UACS - Using Accounting Software
  • FSYA - Work Effectively in Finance (Synoptic assessment)

All Units are Mandatory

All Assessments set and marked by AAT

What is required for the first class?

Pen, paper and calculator.

What other courses are available in the same topic or associated area?

Successful completion should allow you to progress to AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting Level 3

Who can I contact about the course?

Part Time Admissions on 0121 602 7799

Who is the course leader?

Vivien Gelder - Tel: 0121 602 7777 ext.7503 - Email vgelder@halesowen.ac.uk

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