Tutor with students representing an AAT Level 2 classroom session.

AAT Level 2:
Accounting

It all begins here

Suited for people with limited or no accountancy
knowledge, the Level 2 certificate is the perfect
entry-level qualification to start your new career path.

AAT Level 2: Foundation Certificate in Accounting

Key Features

The Level 2 foundation certificate covers the following areas:

  • Double entry bookkeeping to initial trial balance stage and includes sales ledger and purchase ledger
  • An introduction to management accounting
  • Computerised accounting (i.e SAGE)
  • Working effectively in accountancy & finance

Who’s it suitable for?

  • The first level of the qualification is for suited for people with limited or no accounts knowledge
  • Unqualified accounting staff who want to enhance their foundation knowledge and skills
  • Employers looking to up-skill their staff
  • People looking to change their careers

We would expect this qualification to take 6 months to complete for most students or 3-4 months on a fast-track basis.

Assessment

There are five assessments in total which you will sit at our AAT accredited exam centre.

Four are individual unit assessments which test a specific unit.

  • Bookkeeping Transactions
  • Bookkeeping Controls
  • Elements of Costing
  • Using Accounting Software

One is a synoptic assessment which is sat after the unit assessments, and covers a mixture of the following units:

  • Bookkeeping Transactions
  • Bookkeeping Controls
  • Elements of Costing
  • Working Effectively in Finance

Grow your career

Receive formal recognition for the skills you are using day to day to move up the ladder at work.

You’ll be better off

Study AAT rather than going to University, obtain your qualifications quicker, don’t end up with loads of debt.

Start your career

Gain highly transferable skills in bookkeeping, accounting and taxation, with an AAT qualification.

Increase your salary

Average basic salaries of AAT members increase as they progress through their different stages of membership.

Brandon Yeadon

“The skills and training I received from their tutors meant that I passed my exams with little stress and amazing results.”

Bianca Moisa

“Thanks to McArthurMorgan I have my own Accountancy Practice. We are growing since 2014, it is a challenge but I love it every day.”

Why McArthurMorgan?

QUALITY
MATERIALS

All course delegates receive a set of course notes, study manuals, question banks and a multitude of course mock exams

TOP
TUTORS

All staff are qualified accountants. Tutor support is offered across all subjects with no self-study necessary

FLEXIBLE
PAYMENT PLANS

One-off payments or installments throughout the course with a deposit

DEDICATED
AAT COLLEGE

We only deliver the AAT (unlike other colleges) making us experts in both delivery and customer care in our qualification

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AAT Level 2: Foundation Certificate in Accounting – Course Details

  • Understanding financial transactions within a bookkeeping ledger system up to the trial balance
  • Processing customer transactions – Sales Ledger
  • Processing supplier transactions – Purchases or Bought Ledger
  • Understanding basic VAT
  • Dealing with Accounting Documentation
  • Understanding controls in a bookkeeping system
  • Understanding the purpose and use of control accounts and journals
  • Reconciling a bank statement with the cash book
  • Understanding the banking process and main services of banks and building societies and payment methods
  • Understanding requirements of retention and storage relating to banking documents
  • Understanding the cost recording system within an organisation
  • Use cost recording techniques to provide information on actual and budgeted costs and income
  • Calculate simple variances used as a control in accounts departments
  • Entering data at the start of an accounting period to set up customer and supplier accounts and opening general ledger balances
  • Recording and processing customer and supplier transactions
  • Recording and reconciling bank and cash transactions
  • Processing and using journals to enter accounting transactions
  • Production of reports for customers and suppliers as well as general ledger reports and trial balance
  • Understanding an organisation’s accounting or payroll function
  • Using numeracy and literacy communication skills
  • Working independently or in a team to prioritise tasks and manage colleagues’ responsibilities
  • Understanding ethical values, principles and importance of confidentiality
  • Understanding and explaining benefits to organisations of sustainable values.

AAT Level 2: Foundation Certificate in Accounting – Classroom Fees

Standard Course – AAT Level 2
Foundation Certificate in Accounting

£1,375

Total Course Price

Deposit

£275

Monthly Instalment

8 x £137.50

Fast-Track Course – AAT Level 2
Foundation Certificate in Accounting

£1,375

Total Course Price

Deposit

£275

Monthly Instalment

4 x £275

AAT Level 2: Foundation Certificate in Accounting – Classroom Timetable

Standard Course

Wednesday – Daytime

10:30 – 16:30

Start Date

13th January 2020

End Date

July 2020

Wednesday – Evening

18:00 – 21:00

Start Date

13th January 2020

End Date

July 2020

Saturday

10:00 – 16:00

Start Date

11th January 2020

End Date

May 2020

Need a more flexible start date? or you've missed the start date of the course you're interested in taking?

Don't worry - get in contact with us and see if we can get you onto the course anyway. We know that life happens and it means we need to be flexible. We can help students get their preferred course and catch up - maybe even helping with extra tutor sessions. Get in touch.

Fast-Track Course

Monday & Wednesday – Daytime

10:30 – 16:30

Start Date

13th January 2020

End Date

April 2020

Monday & Wednesday – Evening

18:00 – 21:00

Start Date

13th January 2020

End Date

April 2020

Saturday – Daytime

10:00 – 16:00

Start Date

11th January 2020

End Date

May 2020

Need a more flexible start date? or you've missed the start date of the course you're interested in taking?

Don't worry - get in contact with us and see if we can get you onto the course anyway. We know that life happens and it means we need to be flexible. We can help students get their preferred course and catch up - maybe even helping with extra tutor sessions. Get in touch.

To book a course, please contact us on

07961 015929

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