AAT Foundation & Advanced in Accounting (Level 2 & 3)


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What is the AAT Foundation & Advanced in Accounting Level 2 & 3 package?

The AAT Foundation and Advanced in Accounting Level 2 & 3 package is the most cost-effective way to get your career in accounting underway, or to progress in your current accounting role with AAT.

Upon completion of both courses you will have the knowledge and skills required to efficiently and reliably handle advanced accounting tasks, such as advanced bookkeeping, final accounts preparation and indirect tax. You'll also be awarded professional AAT Bookkeeper status, allowing you to use the initials AATQB after your name and qualify you to submit the final balancefor companies of any size.

Gain an AAT accredited qualification. Enrol today!

As with all our AAT courses, the AAT membership is included, saving you nearly £150! 

Available delivery methods for this course




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Key features of the course

  • Delivery Method: Online & Books
  • Exams: Available via Awarding Body
  • Tutor Support Included
  • Course Access: 12 & 15 months
  • 89.2% Pass rate (Level 3)
  • 93.7% Pass rate (Level 2)
  • Dual AAT & Sage Certification
  • Xero Advisor Certification
AAT Foundation & Advanced in Accounting (Level 2 & 3)
£1,042 ex. VAT

This package contains AAT's most popular qualification, the Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting, with the Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting to build your career in accounts from entry-level, all the way through to handling advanced accounting tasks.

Package includes

If bought separately
  • AAT Level 2 & 3 in Accounting - Study Text Books

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    £833 ex. VAT
  • AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting (Level 2) - eLearning

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    £521 ex. VAT
  • AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting (Level 3) - eLearning

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    £521 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

Is the AAT Foundation and Advanced in Accounting Level 2 & 3 package right for me?

Having a basic understanding of accounting, or relevant work experience would be beneficial, however the AAT Foundation and Advanced in Accounting Level 2 & Level 3 package is open to everyone. That said, due to the nature of this course we recommend that students:

  •    Are at least 16 years old (or have the consent of a parent or guardian)
  •    Have a solid understanding of the English language
  •    Are comfortable with basic mathematics
  •    Have access to a PC or Laptop 
    (This course is both Mac and Windows compatible, however the Sage software is not compatible with Apple Mac’s, unless Boot Camp is installed).

No matter what your preferred learning style is, this course will suit you. While our certifications are delivered online, we also include the physical study books within the price, to assist you with your studies (and save you £1000!).

How will the AAT Foundation and Advanced in Accounting Level 2 & 3 package advance my career?

Completing the AAT Foundation and Advanced in Accounting Level 2 & 3 package provides you with the necessary skills and knowledge to undertake important accounting functions, such as final accounts preparation and advanced bookkeeping.

Additional pathways include progressing onto our AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting Level 4, a promotion in your current accounting job, starting your own business, or a new senior accounting job.

New career opportunities could include:

  •    Bookkeeper
  •    Finance Officer
  •    Audit Trainee
  •    Corporate Recovery Analyst
  •    Credit Controller

What can I expect from a job in Accounting?

AAT graduates are in high demand by employers due to their hands-on accounting skills, so once you’ve completed the Foundation Certificate in Accounting Level 2 you can start to apply for the following job roles:

  •    Accounts Administrator
  •    Accounts Assistant
  •    Accounts Payable Clerk
  •    Purchase/Sales Ledger Clerk
  •    Trainee Accounting Technician

Once you’ve completed the Advanced Diploma in Accounting Level 3 you can start considering more senior roles, such as:

  •    Assistant Accountant
  •    Accounts Payable and Expenses Supervisor
  •    Audit Trainee
  •    Bookkeeper
  •    Credit Controller
  •    Finance Assistant
  •    Payroll Supervisor
  •    Practice Bookkeeper
  •    Tax Assistant

Salaries vary by industry, sector and role; however, industry averages range between £23,000 and £25,000 a year, at this level. That said, after a few years experience good accountants can earn in excess of £60,000 a year

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Why study the AAT Foundation and Advanced in Accounting Level 2 & 3 package with e-Careers?

We’re here to ensure you’re able to learn in a productive and effective way and provide you with all the required tools and support to do so. As an award-winning organisation, we embody innovation and professionalism, however, we offer much more than this to our students.

Other benefits include:

  •    High quality training materials: Interactive online course with videos, mock exams and practice assessments. Backed up with physical hard copy textbooks (worth £1000) and boasting one of the industries highest average pass rates between 89.2% and 93.7%
  •    Includes AAT Membership worth nearly £150
  •    An average course completion time of 6-8 months
  •    Access to course material for 12 months Level 2 & 15 months Level 3
  •    180 days of access to Sage 50 Accounts Professional software
  •    Continued tutor support throughout the duration of your course
  •    An average pass rate of 89.2% for Level 3, 93.7% for Level 2
  •    Two qualifications in one course (AAT Level 2, AAT Level 3 and Sage Software)

Contact us today to get enrolled in this accounting course and move closer to becoming an advanced accredited accounting professional.

*These courses are both Mac and Windows compatible, however the Sage software from the Level 2 course is not compatible with Apple Mac’s (unless Boot Camp is installed).

What are the AAT Foundation and Advanced in Accounting Level 2 & 3 package modules?

The AAT Level 2 & 3 courses in Accounting will provide you with a fairly comprehensive understanding of accounting practices and processes, such as advanced double-entry bookkeeping, implementing procedures for acquisition and disposal of non-current assets. 

AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting Level 2 modules:   

Bookkeeping Transactions

  •    Learn how to reconcile a supplier’s statement, review double-entry processes, the cashbook, discounted transactions and payment records.

Bookkeeping Controls

  •    Feel confident preparing control accounts and using journals, better understand the banking system, manage petty cash, cash books and control accounts.

Elements of Costing 

  •    Understand how to use spreadsheets to budget effectively and calculate product costs. Gain experience with manufacturing accounts, product coding and costing for inventories, as well as looking at labour costing.

Using Accounting Software

  •    Start to form the required skills to process transactions professionally, using Sage 50 computerised accounting software, establish how to set up a company effectively, manage ledgers, enter sales and purchase transactions, and get to grips with payments and banking receipts.

Work Effectively in Finance

  •    Explore what it takes to become an effectively member of the accounting team, learn to complete accounting and payroll functions, and gain an understanding of professional ethics. You will also work on essential business skills, which include personal development and managing your workload.

AAT Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting modules: 

Advanced Bookkeeping

  •    Learn how to comprise the valuation of inventory, understand the disposal of non-current assets, use sub-divided accounting systems to prepare trial balances and reconciliations, and more.

Final Accounts Preparation

  •    Understand the process of preparing accounts for different types of businesses and learn how to prepare final accounts from incomplete records.

Indirect Tax

  •    Feel confident in more complex elements to VAT legislation, governing costs and explore how to prepare a VAT tax return.

Management Accounting: Costing

  •    Start to form a deeper understanding of preparing budget accounts for company costs, such as labour, materials and expenses, as well as knowing how to forecast company revenues.

Ethics for Accountants

  •    Gain a deeper knowledge of ethical guidelines and practices within accounting, as well as the legal considerations which apply to members in practice.

Spreadsheets for Accounting

  •    Explore advanced spreadsheet techniques for accounting using appropriate formatting and formulas.

The AAT require all students to join as a student member but don’t worry, the membership fee is something we've included with our courses! Just be sure to register as a student member within 14 days of your course start date please. This registration allows you to sit any necessary exams and take advantage of the support and resources available.  

Please note, exams fees are not included in the course price, which are approximately £60-85 depending on the exam centre. 

*This course package is compatible with Windows and Mac devices but please note that the Sage 50 software is only compatible with Windows.

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