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Level 2 AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping

Course Overview

Gain the key practical skills, knowledge and understanding needed for bookkeeping with our Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping online course. This distance learning course is relevant for businesses of all sizes and in all sectors, and is perfect for individuals in junior and entry level finance roles, small business owners wanting to upskill, or employers looking for bookkeeping training for staff.

This bookkeeping course will provide an understanding of day to day duties as well as skills and knowledge in financial transactions, double entry systems, journal adjustments, payment methods, reconciling, and more.

What is AAT?

AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) is the world’s leading professional body for bookkeeping and 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
16 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 3 qualification
  • Internationally recognised
  • Perfect for beginners
  • Access to an award-winning e-learning platform
  • Unlimited support from qualified tutors
  • Official AAT provider delivering approved AAT courses
  • Progression opportunities to become a chartered and certified accountant
  • No hidden costs
  • AAT registration and membership
  • 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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Unit 1: Bookkeeping Transactions

Discover the double-entry bookkeeping system and the associated documents and processes. Gain an understanding of financial transactions within a bookkeeping system as well as the processing of customer transactions, supplier transactions and receipts and payments.

Unit 2: Bookkeeping Controls

Gain an understanding of payment methods, controls in a bookkeeping system and control accounts, and look at using the journal and how to reconcile a bank statement with the cash book.

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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