The Level 2 AAT qualification is the first step of our professional accounting programme. As a professional course, membership of AAT is required.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for people who wish to develop a career in Accounting. It is suitable for accounting staff who wish to enhance their skills and qualifications. It is also suitable for individuals who have achieved a Level 1 accounting qualification or those who wish to change career.
What is the programme about?
The course covers a range of basic accounting practices and techniques, from costing and double-entry bookkeeping to computerised accounting. As a professional body, membership of AAT is required from the start of the course (during the first week your tutors will guide you through this process); this opens up opportunities to attend local branch activities and events.
What will I learn?
You will learn the basics of accounting and fundamental costing principals, including double-entry bookkeeping both manual and computerised.
A minimum of A* - C grades in GCSE English and Mathematics (or Level 2 Literacy and Numeracy)
Do I need special equipment?
You will need a textbook each unit. Your tutor will advise you where the cheapest places to buy these are at the start of the course, please budget £75 for these books during the course. Limited textbooks are available in the college LRC for short term loans. Professional membership of AAT is a requirement (£129 for the first year) and examination resits carry an additional charge (approximately £45).
How is the course assessed?
All units use computer based assessments; with the exception of Computerised Accounts, all results are available immediately after your assessment.