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Level 2 AAT Principles of Costing

Course Overview

This Level 2 Principles of Costing unit will prepare and provide you with the basic tools for further studies in overhead apportionment, reapportionment, and absorption in later units. This AAT qualification is perfect for businesses in manufacturing, production, and service industries, and is relevant for individuals in finance reporting roles, small business owners wanting to manage costs, or organisations seeking invaluable budgetary control planning.

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.

Please note: This is a revision resource, not a qualification, and it does not include any examination fees. This resource is designed to aid preparing for an exam.

Key Information

Course Length
50 hours

Course Level
Level 2

Awarding Body

Learning Method(s)
Online materials
Online assessment

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  • Fully online course
  • Access to an award-winning e-learning platform
  • Study from anywhere, at any time
  • Perfect for an introduction or refresher in a subject
  • A great addition to a CV
  • Internationally recognised
  • Official AAT provider delivering approved AAT courses
  • No hidden costs

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Unit 1

This unit gives students an introduction to the principles of basic costing and builds a solid foundation in the knowledge and skills required for more complex costing and management accounting. Students will learn the importance of the costing system as a source of information that allows management to plan, make decisions, and control costs.

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