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Level 2 AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping

Are you trying to find online bookkeeping courses for beginners just starting out in the finance industry? Our AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping will prepare you for junior and entry level roles in the accounting industry and will provide you with a solid knowledge of bookkeeping duties and the associated skills. You will learn about crucial financial transactions within a bookkeeping system such as recording financial transactions using double entry bookkeeping and journal adjustments.


Introduction to AAT

AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) is an established and respected professional body, with over 125,000 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 AAT online 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!

Key features:

No hidden costs – all exam fees*, AAT registration and membership, certificates, mock exams and more included

0% interest direct debit schemes available with no credit checks needed

Learn from your own home, in your own time

One to one Tutor support available via phone or email

Hassle-free process – we book all of your exams for you

Award-winning online AAT courses

(Please see the 'Benefits' tab below to see our full list of features)

Payment options available

Full payment

0% interest direct debit plans (can be tailored to suit you)

*First sitting exams only - excludes resits

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.

The benefits of this course include:

  • No hidden costs – all exam fees, AAT registration and membership, certificates, resources and more included
  • Learn from your own home, in your own time
  • Access to award-winning learning and assessment materials
  • 1:1 Tutor support available via phone or email
  • Your own designated Learner Support Advisor to help you throughout the course
  • Boost your earning potential
  • Interest-free direct debit plans available which can be tailored to suit you
  • Achieve a nationally recognised level 3 qualification
  • Free mock exams
  • Hassle-free process – we book all of your exams for you
  • 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
  • Gain access to MyAAT, 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

Bookkeeper – up to £22,000

Full cost Direct debit
£420 Initial payment of £42.00, 7 monthly payments of £54.00

Key Information

Full Cost Price £420.00
Course Length 16 weeks
Awarding Body AAT
Learning Method(s)

Online learning
materials with
online assessment

Direct Debit


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