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AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping | Brooklands College

AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping

This qualification delivers the skills and essential knowledge to manage books effectively.

Delivered at our Weybridge campus.

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

About this course

This qualification delivers the skills and essential knowledge to manage books effectively. It includes manual double entry bookkeeping, and associated documents and processes, up to Trial Balance standard.

Course Details

What will the course involve?

Current Modules Covered

Processing bookkeeping transactions

  • Understanding double-entry bookkeeping, integrating books of prime entry and describing coding system functions
  • Understanding discounts and settlement, trade and bulk discount differences
  • Preparing and processing customer and supplier invoices and credit notes
  • Totalling and balancing a 3-column analysed cash book
  • Totalling, balancing and reconciling petty cash records within an analysed petty cash book
  • Processing ledger transactions and extracting a trial balance

Control accounts, journals and the banking system

  • Understanding the purpose and use of control accounts and journals
  • Maintaining and using control accounts and the journal
  • Reconciling a bank statement with the cash book
  • Understanding the banking process and main services of banks and building societies
  • Understanding requirements of retention and storage relating to banking documents


The course is aimed at people who do not necessarily have prior knowledge of manual bookkeeping or who have completed AAT Level 1 Award in Bookkeeping. It is also set at a suitable level for complete beginners.

Entry Requirements

What qualifications will I need?

Students need a good level of numeracy and literacy skills.


How much will the course cost?

16 - 19 | £FREE
Reduced Cost  | £362
Full Cost  | £724

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


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

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