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AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accountancy | Brooklands College

AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accountancy

This qualification will prepare you for junior and entry level accounting roles.

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Subject Area: Accounting/Bookkeeping
Suitable for: Adults
Campus: Weybridge

About this course

Are you looking to gain a professional accounting qualification in a reduced time period?  Fast Track AAT courses are now available at Brooklands, meaning you can complete your level 2 Certificate in only 24 or 30 weeks.

This qualification will prepare you for junior and entry level accounting roles. It delivers a solid foundation in finance administration - covering areas such as double entry bookkeeping to basic costing principles and using accounting software.

Most students will start with this qualification.

You will work through the units online and receive assessments as you progress.

You will be booked into exams at the end of the course,

Course Details

What will the course involve?

The certificate level is made up of 5 units which each include both knowledge of accounting principles plus practical application.

Processing Bookkeeping Transactions

  • Principals of recording and processing financial transactions
  • Preparing and recording financial documentation
  • Processing ledger transactions and extracting a trial balance

Control Accounts, journals and the banking system

  • Maintaining and recording the cash book
  • Banking procedures
  • Maintaining petty cash records
  • Maintaining the journal
  • Maintaining control accounts

Introduction to costing

  • Basic Principles of costing
  • Provide basic cost and revenue information

Using Accounting Software

  • Basic SAGE

Work Effectively in Accounting and Finance

  • General account office procedures and policies


This course is suitable for students:

  • already working in accounts at a clerical level and who wish to gain a recognised professional qualification to help progress their career
  • returning to work and interested in a career in accounting
  • thinking about a change in career

Entry Requirements

What qualifications will I need?

Maths and English GCSE or equivalent


How much will the course cost?

16 - 19 | £FREE
Reduced Cost  | £632.5
Full Cost  | £1265

For more information on the funding available. view our student finance page.


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Brooklands College offer AAT courses at Level 1,2,3 and 4

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