AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting (Level 2) Online Learning

Level 2 - 5 GCSEs(A*-C) or BTEC 1st Diploma or NVQ level 2 or Equivalent

Subject Area Business

School NCG Direct

Attendance Distance Learning

Overview

The AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) are the UK’s leading professional body for vocational accountants. Working across the globe with around 130,000 members in more than 90 countries. AAT members are represented at every level of the finance and accounting world, including students, people already working in accountancy and self-employed business owners.
AAT accounting qualifications are universally respected and internationally recognised. Organisations such as Morrisons, P&G, Baker and Tilley, the Ministry of Defence and many more continue to hire AAT qualified members for their knowledge, skills, diligence and enthusiasm, as AAT represents the highest standards of professionalism. In short, an AAT qualification is a route to some of the most in-demand skills in the world and provides you with a professional status you can be proud of.

This course runs on the following dates:



Start Date: This course has multiple entry points throughout the year Please call 0191 200 4000 or email enquiries@ncl-coll.ac.uk for more information.
Duration: 12 Months
Venue: Distance Learning

Who the course is for

The AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting is an ideal starting point for anyone wishing to pursue a career in accountancy or finance. The purpose of this qualification is to offer grounding in the core accounting knowledge and skills needed to progress either to employment or to further study.

This course will suit you if:

  • You are looking to change careers and move into accountancy.
  • You have assumed accountancy or bookkeeping responsibility but have no prior experience.
  • You are new to accountancy with no formal professional qualifications.

Qualification Gained

AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting (Level 2)

How to Apply

Online

Click on the "Apply for this course" button at the bottom of this page.

Course Content

Level 2 covers a range of basic accounting practices and techniques, from costing and double-entry bookkeeping to computerised accounts.

AAT Level 2 consists of 5 units:

  • Bookkeeping Transactions
  • Bookkeeping Controls
  • Elements of Costing
  • Work Effectively in Finance
  • Using Accounting Software

Learning Methods

All AAT assessments are practical computer based assessments (CBAs) and marked automatically. During the AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting you will sit with 5 assessments which must be sat either at Newcastle College or an external AAT Test Centre.

Assessment Methods

All AAT assessments are practical computer based assessments (CBAs) and marked automatically. During the AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting you will sit with 5 assessments which must be sat either at Newcastle College or an external AAT Test Centre.

Progression Opportunities

After successfully completing the AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting, you can progress to the AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting (Level 3).

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities on completion of this course may include: Accounts Assistant | Accounts Payable Clerk | Accounts Administrator.

Entry Requirements

Learners wishing to study this qualification must hold GCSE’s in Mathematics and English at Grade C, 4 or above. If a learner does not hold these qualifications an admission decision can be made based on their practical accounting work experience.

Further Information

If you have a query about this course or would like advice on your study options, contact Student Services, based in Armstrong House at Rye Hill Campus. If you need information in another format (e.g. large print) or another language, please ask.

Student Services
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday: 8.30am - 4.30pm
Wednesday and Friday: 9.30am - 4.30pm

Reception
Monday - Friday: 8am - 4.30pm

Telephone Contact Centre
Monday - Thursday: 8.30am - 5pm
Friday: 8.30am - 4.30pm

You can also contact us via the following:

In person: Student Services, Armstrong House, Rye Hill Campus, Scotswood Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 7SA.
By phone: (0191) 200 4000 By fax: (0191) 200 4517 By minicom: (0191) 272 3304
By e-mail: enquiries@ncl-coll.ac.uk
By post: Student Services, Newcastle College, FREEPOST NT920, Scotswood Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 7SA (you do not need a stamp). 

Course Costs

Please be aware, that it is the responsibility of the learners to pay for additional AAT fees. For up to date information on fees and external test centre's please visit: www.aat.org.uk

For further information please contact NCG Direct on 0191 2266313

Additional Course Costs