AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting - Day

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Whether you are planning a new career or changing direction, this course is a good introduction to the subject. It covers book- keeping, business and basic accountancy, including recording income and receipts, preparing ledger balances and initial trial balance. A full-time 16 week fast track course is also available.

The AAT was formed in 1980 and is sponsored by four UK Chartered Accountancy bodies. They are the world's largest dedicated professional body for qualified Accounting Technicians and people employed in a variety of accounting and financial roles. The Association's qualification is appropriate for all finance and accounting staff undertaking financial and acc…

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General information

Whether you are planning a new career or changing direction, this course is a good introduction to the subject. It covers book- keeping, business and basic accountancy, including recording income and receipts, preparing ledger balances and initial trial balance. A full-time 16 week fast track course is also available.

The AAT was formed in 1980 and is sponsored by four UK Chartered Accountancy bodies. They are the world's largest dedicated professional body for qualified Accounting Technicians and people employed in a variety of accounting and financial roles. The Association's qualification is appropriate for all finance and accounting staff undertaking financial and accounting duties, whether in industry and commerce or the public sector, or in the offices of practising accountants. It is a highly regarded qualification and the Association is growing rapidly. There are three criteria for membership of the AAT: proven competence, a minimum period of approved work experience and evidence of suitability for membership and commitment to the Association. The scheme is divided into 3 stages of competency: L2 Certificate in Accounting, L3 Diploma in Accounting, and L4 Diploma in Accounting. The foundation stage is particularly relevant to people wishing to embark upon a career, those wishing to return to work or change career and who need to acquire a basic competency in book-keeping, business practice and basic accountancy.

Course content

  1. BA1 - Basic Accounting 1
  2. BA2 - Basic Accounting 2
  3. WEAF - Work Effectively in Accounting & Finance
  4. BCCG - Basic Costing
  5. CMPA - Computerized Accounting

Teaching and assessment

Computer based assessments.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs A*-C, including maths and English. Entrance tests and an interview will also be required.

Mature applicants, without the normal entry requirements, are encouraged to apply and will be accepted if there is evidence of their ability to succeed.

Additional course costs

£175* for Computer Based Assessments. Fees payable to AAT are: Admission fee £38* Student Annual Membership Fee £82* *Subject to amendment

Please note that there are no fee concessions available for this course. Fees must be paid before the start of the course.

Progression

AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting

Dates and times

This course begins in September 2012, and runs on Mondays from 9.30 am to 5.30 pm.

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