This course is an introduction to accounting methods and principles, giving you the skills, knowledge and understanding to progress to a career in accounting. The course covers making and recording payments, recording income and receipts, preparing balance sheets, computerised accounts and IT. You'll also develop functional skills in numeracy and IT.
The name of the course, as it appears on your qualification or certificate, will be Certificate in Accounting - Level 2
You'll be assessed throughout the year through computer-based assessments and projects.
You should be 19 or over at the start of this course with:
- Maths and English GCSE grade A*-C; OR
- Functional Skills Level 2; OR
- Other relevant qualifications may be considered on a case-by-case basis and will be discussed during your interview.
You'll need to join the AAT to take the AAT exams. AAT membership has plenty of benefits including access to essential accounting resources on career development, technical training, network meetings and a quarterly journal. For current membership and exam prices, please check the AAT website or speak to your tutor. There are a selection of books youll need for your studies. You can buy these from the college at a discounted rate. Your tutor will confirm costs with you when you start the course.
You can progress to the Level 3 AAT Diploma to boost your career potential.
All courses run subject to demand and the content listed here should be used as a guide only. Course content may vary according to a range of factors such as course duration, campus, teaching staff and requirements from awarding bodies. Check our course and fee guidelines for further details.
Evening courses may require a maximum of three Saturday classes, running from 10am-1pm. Specific dates will be advised at your course induction.