AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting

AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting

Study Mode: Part Time
Course Level: Level 2

Where will this course lead?

This course is the first level of the full AAT qualification. It is ideal for you if you are currently working in accounting, or want to work in accountancy or finance.

What will I study?

- Bookkeeping Transactions (Preparing and recording financial documentation through to trial balance)
- Bookkeeping Controls (Use of control accounts and reconciliations to detect errors and the correction of these errors using journals)
- Using Accounting Software (Processing accounting data using Sage 50 and generation of reports)
- Elements of Costing (cost recording and analysis, inventory management and valuation)
- Working effectively in finance (covering communication skills, understanding of role and function, managing self and team working, ethics and corporate social responsibility)

How will this course be delivered?

Lessons will involve workshops, lectures, group work, directed study, computer packages, tutorials and individual work.

What qualifications will I get?

AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting Level 2

How will I be assessed?

Each unit is assessed by a computer based exam set and marked by the AAT. These 5 exams will be held in class time wherever possible, but it may be necessary to hold the computerised accounting exam outside of class time, dates and times will be given to you at the start of the course.

How do I get a place on the course?

Places are offered by interview only. It may be possible to conduct some interviews over the telephone depending upon your existing qualifications and experience.

What are the entry requirements?

AAT Level 1, GCSE English and Maths Grade C/4 or above or completion of a diagnostic test to assess your literacy and numeracy. This will let us see if you will be able to meet the entry requirements and if the course is appropriate for you.

If you have a Learning Difficulty or Disability please let us know when you apply. You will be offered support in your interview.

What else do I need to know?

The standard course runs from September to June, while fast track options are available running from September to December or January to June.
A minimum of 90% attendance is expected.

This course is also available as an apprenticeship if you are in relevant employment.

What can I do after this course?

Students who are successful on this course can gain suitable positions in an accounting/financial environment or gain promotion within their organisation.

Successful students who meet the attendance requirements will be offered a place on the AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting.

Have a question about the course?
Please contact Admissions on 0121 678 7000 with any queries.
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Blossomfield Campus

10/01/2019

Thursday

09:00-16.30

£850

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Blossomfield Campus

07/01/2019

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18:00-21.30

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Blossomfield Campus

20/09/2018

Thursday

09:30-15.00

£850

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Blossomfield Campus

12/09/2018

Wednesday

17:30-21.30

£850

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Blossomfield Campus

04/09/2018

Various

09:30-15.00

£850

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