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Level 2 AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting (Standard Package)

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Are you interested in beginning a new career or progressing your current career with an accounting course? Our AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting will prepare you for junior and entry level roles in the accounting industry and will provide you with a solid knowledge of finance administration. You will learn crucial skills such as how to record financial transactions using double entry bookkeeping, how to make journal adjustments and how to understand basic costing principles.

With a current pass rate of 93% coupled with our award-winning online learning platform and outstanding learner support from qualified Tutors and dedicated Advisors, there is no better learning provider to study an AAT course with.


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.

Taking an internationally recognised online AAT distance learning course with us could help you earn up to 58% more than those without the qualification, and all of our qualifications are mapped to the AQ2016 specification ensuring you are fully up to speed with all the key and current accounting principles. Coupled with The Skills Network’s award-winning online learning resources and outstanding learner support, your career in accounting starts here!


Deposit: £68 Deposit: £135
Monthly payments: £54 Monthly payments: £93.46
Payment duration: 12 months Payment duration: 13 months
£680 £1350

What's included?

Key Feature Standard package: £680 Enhanced package: £1350
Fully online learning
Award winning learner management system (LMS)
0% interest flexible direct debit schemes
Learn from anywhere, any time
One to one Tutor support
Immediate start
Your own Learner Services Advisor to help with anything you need
Access to practice questions and mock assessments
Exam fees included
Exam booking service
AAT registration and membership
Formal certificate of achievement
Access to MyAAT - benefits include Totum card (NUS), career guidance, networking opportunities and more


Unit 1: Bookkeeping Transactions

This unit introduces you to the double-entry bookkeeping system and the associated documents and processes. You will 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

This unit will provide you with an understanding of payment methods, controls in a bookkeeping system and control accounts. You will also look at using the journal and how to reconcile a bank statement with the cash book.

Unit 3: Elements of costing

This unit will provide you with an understanding of the cost recording system within an organisation, how to use cost recording techniques and provide information on actual and budgeted costs and income.

Unit 4: Using Accounting Software

In this unit you will work with learning resources that are provided by SAGE and will receive a login to access these. You will sit a test and achieve the SAGE 50 certificate.

Unit 5: Work Effectively in Finance

This unit will present an introduction to the foundation synoptic assessment (FYSA) and will provide you with an understanding of the finance function within an organisation, using personal skills development in finance, and producing work effectively.

Additional synoptic assessment preparation unit

This is an additional bonus revision unit to prepare you for the synoptic assessment. This additional unit includes revision sections for the key topics in Unit 1, 2 and 3.

The benefits of this course include:

  • Learn from your own home, in your own time
  • Access to over 500 practice questions
  • Work saves automatically to ensure it's never lost
  • Access to award-winning learning and assessment materials
  • One to one Tutor support available 7 days a week via phone, email or online
  • Your own designated Learner Support Advisor to help you throughout the course
  • Boost your earning potential
  • 0% interest flexible direct debit plans with no credit checks needed
  • Achieve a nationally recognised level 2 qualification
  • Free mock exams marked by a qualified Tutor
  • Award-winning online AAT courses
  • Gain a qualification that is sought after by employers
  • Perfect for school and college leavers looking to develop a career path
  • Perfect for short-term opportunities as well as long-term
  • Go on to become a chartered and certified accountant
  • All inclusive option available - exams, resources, AAT registration and membership, certificates and more included (Enhanced package only)
  • Exam booking service (Enhanced package only)
  • Gain access to MyAAT (Enhanced package only), giving you further benefits including:
    • NUS Extra Card
    • Interactive career guidance
    • Networking opportunities
    • Access to the AAT social community
    • *Membership for one year only.

This qualification could assist you in gaining the following employment opportunities and potential salaries:

Junior Accountant – up to £27,000

Trainee Accountant – up to £20,000

Full cost Direct debit
£680 Initial payment of £68.00, 12 monthly payments of £54

Key Information

Full Cost Price £680.00
Course Length 52 weeks
Awarding Body AAT
Learning Method(s)

Online learning
materials with
online assessment

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