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Level 2 AAT Foundation Award in Accounting Software

Course Overview

Gain the key practical skills and knowledge needed when using SAGE 50 accounting software with our official AAT Level 2 Foundation Award in Accounting Software online course. This distance learning qualification is relevant for businesses of all sizes and in all sectors, and is perfect for individuals and small business owners wanting to upskill to benefit their career, or employers looking for accounting software training for staff. Our online accounting software course will provide skills and knowledge in accounting data, transactions, reconciling, journals, reports, data security and more.

What is AAT?

AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) is the world’s leading professional body for accounting with over 130,000 members worldwide. Their qualifications are developed in consultation with employers and will equip you with the key financial skills modern businesses are currently looking for, plus they are the perfect starting point for a successful, rewarding career in accounting and finance.

Due to the AAT syllabus change in September 2022 please read these changes.

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Key Information

Course Length
12 weeks

Course Level
Level 2

Awarding Body

Learning Method(s)
Online materials
Online assessment

For Individuals


  • Fully online course
  • Study from anywhere, at any time
  • Gain an accredited level 2 qualification
  • Internationally recognised
  • Perfect for beginners
  • Access to an award-winning e-learning platform
  • Unlimited support from qualified tutors
  • Receive a SAGE 50 certificate upon completion
  • Official AAT provider delivering approved AAT courses
  • Progression opportunities to become a chartered and certified accountant
  • No hidden costs
  • Exam booking service
  • Gain access to MyAAT, giving you further benefits including:
  • TOTUM student card
  • Interactive career guidance
  • Networking opportunities
  • Access to the AAT social community
  • (*Membership for one year only.)

Due to the AAT syllabus change in September 2022 please read these changes.

Read about Q2022

Cost and Funding Information

Course Price

Direct Debit

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Using Accounting Software

Discover how to enter accounting data at the beginning of an accounting period, record customer transactions, record supplier transactions, and record and reconcile bank and cash transactions. Learn how to use journals to enter accounting transactions and product reports, and how to maintain the safety and security of data held in the computerised accounting system.

(The resources in this course are provided by SAGE Accounting Software and you will be given login details to access your SAGE account to complete the work. Upon completion of this course, you will be required to sit a computer-based test at a local test centre of your choice.)

For Businesses

With our combination of market-leading learning resources, exceptional customer service and award-winning LMS solutions, we are confident we can assist with your education and training delivery needs.

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