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Where will this course lead?

This is the first level of the AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) professional qualification. It can lead to employment in a variety of accounting roles in large and small organisations. Typical job roles include Accounts Administrator, Accounts Assistant, Accounts Payable Clerk, Purchase/Sales Ledger Clerk, Trainee Accounting Technician, Trainee Finance Assistant.

Benefits to you:

  • Fully online course
  • Study from anywhere, at any time
  • Gain an accredited level 2 qualification
  • Nationally recognised
  • Access to an award-winning e-learning platform
  • Perfect for beginners
  • Receive a digital e-certificate upon completion

What will I study?

There are four modules in this qualification:

Introduction to Bookkeeping

Principles of Bookkeeping Controls

Principles of Costing

The Business Environment

These units will give you a good understanding of bookkeeping for a range of organisations and introduce you to the business and ethical issues facing accountants in the 21st century together with an introduction to management accounting.

How will this course be delivered?

The course is approximately 52 weeks but as it is a fully online course and you can study from anywhere at any time, you may need more or less time which we can accommodate.

What qualifications will I get?

AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting at Level 2

How will I be assessed?

All AAT qualifications are assessed by external examinations set and marked by the AAT. Some exams are wholly computer marked with results being available within 24 hours of taking the exam, others are partially human marked with results being released within 6 weeks of the exam.

How do I get a place on the course?

You will enquire on the website - details are below and one of the team members will contact you to assess suitability and explain the next stage for you.

What are the entry requirements?

Maths and English GCSE at a Grade C/ 4 or above. Students without these qualifications may be asked to take a literacy and numeracy diagnostic as part of their interview.

What else do I need to know?

All AAT professional courses require a significant commitment from the student. It is essential that you can commit to spending at least as long on private study as you are spending online. You can also purchase books to support at approximately 100 pounds.

The formal AAT registration fee is included in the cost.

We offer two options for payment:

Option 1 - Exams fees inc retakes, are undertaken by yourself at approximately 65 pounds per exam.

Option 2 - We pay for the 4 Exams and up to 1 retake (any further retake you will incur the cost)

If you have a Learning Difficulty or Disability please let us know when you apply.

What can I do after this course?

This course is a qualification in its own right so you may choose to stop at this level. But the majority of our students are keen to progress to the Level 3 AAT qualification. This is only recommended for students who have shown a strong commitment to their studies and who have achieved at least a merit at level 2.

Location

Blossomfield Campus

Start Date

Various

Day

Various

Time

Various

Course Fee

£895

Course Code

AFDLA151OCP0

Study Mode

Distance Learning

AAT Certificate in Accounting (Online)

What’s Involved?

Predicted Employment

How much can I earn?

£17,680
NATIONAL AVERAGE

Employment by Region

The career paths provided are to give you an idea of the careers that you could progress onto in the future. However, for some, you may need to complete higher level qualifications and gain experience before your dream job becomes a reality. The information provided is to support further research and to generate some initial career ideas when choosing a course. Please check entry requirements to degree courses, apprenticeships, and jobs as this may vary from year to year and across providers. For further advice and guidance, please contact: careers@solihull.ac.uk.