Accounting AAT Foundation Certificate Level 2 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

This course is for those considering a career in accountancy, wishing to work in finance or currently working in an accountancy firm and wanting to gain an accounting qualification recognised within the accountancy and finance industries.

Topics studied include:

  • Bookeeping transactions
  • Bookkeeping controls
  • Elements of costing
  • Using accounting software

All learners will need to be registered with AAT. Key course material will need to be purchased via the College’s online store. Any exam resits will have to be paid for by the student.

Assessment Methods

Assessment against the standards of competence takes place through either a computer-based test, marked online by the computer, or computer-based assessment, marked externally. All computer-based exams will take place following the delivery of each module of study.

In addition to individual modular exams, there will be a synoptic assessment to cover the above and also introducing working effectively in finance.

Progression Options

Subject to passing all the exams or successful reference as applicable, students can progress to the Accounting AAT Diploma Level 3.

Course Summary

Course Title Accounting AAT Foundation Certificate Level 2
Entry Requirements

There are no minimum entry requirements for this course,
although applicants need to be aware there is a considerable amount of
calculation throughout the course as well as some business writing.

Students should be computer literate and able to use both Microsoft Word and
Excel to at least a basic standard, and will be required to successfully
complete a formative assessment to determine whether the course is appropriate
for them.

Attendance Requirements One afternoon or evening per week.
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I found the entire experience of studying my Level 2 course really rewarding, that I decided to further my knowledge by completing a Level 3 course. I’m continually learning new skills and it’s really helping my professional development in the workplace.

Amanda, ILM Leadership & Management Level 3

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