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AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping (Level 2)

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What is the AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping Level 2 course?

The AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping course will provide you with a comprehensive knowledge of Bookkeeping and necessary procedures to become a recognised Bookkeeper.

This course follows on from the AAT Access Award in Bookkeeping and contains more in-depth modules in double-entry bookkeeping, associated documents and processes, Trial Balance standard and more.

Gain an AAT accredited qualification. Enrol today!  

AAT subscription fee worth £48 included in the cost

Available delivery methods for this course
Online

Online

Onsite

Onsite

Group booking

Group booking

Key features of the course

  • Delivery Method: Online & Books
  • Exam: Available via Awarding Body
  • Tutor Support Included
  • Course Access: 12 months
  • Fully accredited course materials
  • Includes Study Guide for Each Module
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AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping (Level 2)
£292 ex. VAT

The second level of AAT's bookkeeping qualifications. Learn bookkeeping procedures as a foundation in the pursuit of a career as a recognised, independent Bookkeeper.

Package includes

If bought separately
  • AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping (Level 2) - eLearning

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    £208 ex. VAT
  • AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping Books

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    £167 ex. VAT
We offer monthly finance with 0% interest – view options on the checkout page. All prices inclusive of VAT
We offer monthly finance with 0% interest – view options on the checkout page. All prices inclusive of VAT

Will the AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping Course be right for me?

The Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping is the perfect follow-on course from the Access Award in Bookkeeping. It will also be beneficial for those with some knowledge or experience in Bookkeeping but need to further their knowledge or gain accreditation. 

This course would also benefit you if you’re:

  •          Looking to back-up your experience in bookkeeping with a recognised certification
  •          Wanting to work in a finance department
  •          Self-employed and looking to do your own bookkeeping

How could the AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping qualification advance my career?

The Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping course will provide you with the key concepts and techniques required to function within entry-level Bookkeeping roles.

Further progression onto our AAT Advanced Diploma in Bookkeeping is an option for those looking to gain a comprehensive understanding of Bookkeeping and to advance into senior job roles.

The skills developed throughout this course could help you move into the following careers:

  •          Clerical Assistant
  •          Trainee Bookkeeper
  •          Accounts Clerk
  •          Finance Assistant
  •          Accounts Administrator

What can I expect from a job in Accounting?

As a Bookkeeper, you’ll be responsible for a few different areas of the business, including:

  •          Processing and validating incoming payments
  •          Resolving discrepancies
  •          Providing general filing and clerical assistance
  •          Making, tracking and reporting deposits
  •          Creating audits and verifying accuracy
  •          Reconciling errors

Salaries range by industry, sector and role, however, industry averages are between £15,000 and £35,000 a year at this level. 

Why should I study the AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping Course with e-Careers?

If you’re looking to progress further into Bookkeeping and become accredited by an award-winning company that's well known in the industry, e-Careers is the ideal choice!

Other benefits include: 

  •          AAT subscription fee worth £48 included in the cost
  •          Train with an industry-recognised training provider
  •          Join the AAT within two weeks of starting this course and benefit from additional material and practice exams
  •          On-going tutor support included

Contact us today to enrol onto this AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping course and kick-start your career in Bookkeeping!

AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping (Level 2) Course Details 

The AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping (Level 2) delivers the necessary skills and knowledge to manage books effectively. Topics covered include manual double-entry bookkeeping and associated documents and processes (up to Trial Balance standard), giving delegates a firm knowledge of bookkeeping procedures. This course will help you work towards a career in Bookkeeping, or to start working towards becoming an independent Bookkeeper. 

Module Outline

This course consists of two main topics, covering 12 modules:  

Processing Bookkeeping transactions

  •          Double-entry bookkeeping skills
  •          Using business documents
  •          Applying discounts and VAT
  •          Processing customer and supplier transactions
  •          Processing receipts and payments
  •          Using a cashbook and petty cashbook
  •          Extracting a trial balance

Bookkeeping Controls

  •          Using controls in a bookkeeping system
  •          Using and reconciling control accounts
  •          Using the journal and suspense account
  •          Correcting errors in the system
  •          Reconciling the bank

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