AAT Foundation Award in Accounting Software (Level 2)


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What is the AAT Foundation Award in Accounting Software Level 2 course?

The AAT Foundation Award in Accounting Software is the second level in AAT’s computerised accountancy branch of qualifications. The course will teach you how to use accounting software packages by giving you practical skills and knowledge, including using accounting software, entering accounting transactions and producing a range of financial reports.

This course includes FREE AAT subscription fee worth £44.

Available delivery methods for this course




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Key features of the course

  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Exam: Available via Awarding Body
  • Tutor Support Included
  • Course Access: 12 months
  • 91.7% Pass rate
  • Dual AAT & Sage Certification
AAT Foundation Award in Accounting Software (Level 2)

This is the second level of AAT's computerised accountancy qualifications, where you can learn practical skills and knowledge in the use of accounting software with tutor support included.

Is the AAT Foundation Award in Accounting Software Level 2 online course right for me?

The AAT Foundation Award in Accounting Software is one of the most highly regarded computerised accounting certifications in the UK. It is ideal for anyone who has already completed the AAT Access Award in Accounting Software, however most students will start at Foundation level, depending on their experience.

It is the perfect accountancy course for you if you are in an accountancy career, already have some skills but would like to formalise them in order to progress your career, or are looking for roles in the wider accounting industry.

What job could I get with the AAT Foundation Award in Accounting Software Level 2 online course?

Achieving Level 2 can lead to roles such as Clerical Assistant, Bookkeeper, Accounts Clerk, Finance Assistant or Accounts Administrator. Business owners will also find this course useful in efficiently keeping their own books.

On achieving Level 2 you also have the option to progress to the advanced and professional qualifications, which in turn can lead to further career advancement and the potential to become an AAT full member (MAAT) or to study further for chartered status.

Why study the AAT Foundation Award in Accounting Software Level 2 online course with e-Careers?

  • FREE AAT subscription fee included with this course worth £44!
  • The course incorporates Sage 50, so you can learn from the producers of the UK’s most popular online accounting and payroll software. e-Careers have been a Sage partner for over six years and we take pride in holding official training partner status.
  • Tutor support included for the duration of your course so you have expert help whenever you need it throughout your access from a tutor with over 10 years experience in course writing, management level expertise and student support.
  • Train with one of the world’s foremost accounting qualification awarding bodies
  • Full preparation for the official AAT Foundation Award in Accounting Software Level 2 exam.
  • Sage UK Certification is included at no additional cost, giving you two certificates from one course.
  • We currently have a 95% pass rate for all AAT exams, and a pass mark of 92% for exams taken through us.

What are the AAT Foundation Award in Accounting Software Level 2 course modules?

  • Course Introduction
  • Opening Balances and Journals
  • Sales and Purchase Ledgers Transactions
  • Bank and Petty Cash Transactions
  • The Trial Balance and Data Security

What does the AAT Foundation Award in Accounting Software Level 2 online course cover?

By studying the AAT Foundation Award in Accounting Software Level 2 you will

  • Feel confident that you’re using official learning material from Sage, the leading accounting software provider in the UK.
  • Learn Sage 50, using the accounting software included (time limited).
  • Become proficient in setting up the accounting software, including entering an organisation’s information at the beginning of an accounting period, creating customer accounts and setting up supplier accounts.
  • Study how to process sales and purchase transactions including processing sales invoices and credit notes, processing purchase invoices and credit notes, allocating receipts from customers and allocating payments to suppliers.
  • Learn how to process bank and cash transactions, including both payments and receipts for non-credit transactions, recurring transactions and petty cash transactions.
  • Become confident in ensuring that VAT is posted to the correct account.
  • Learn to effectively perform period end routine tasks, including processing journals and reconciling the bank statement.
  • Discover how to produce professional reports for customers and suppliers, and from the general ledger.

AAT Foundation Award in Accounting Software Level 2 Exams

The AAT require all students to join as a student member. AAT require you to register as a student member within 14 days of your course start date. This registration allows you to sit any necessary exams and take advantage of the support and resources available. The following items are not included in your course fees:

  • £43 subscription fee, this can be included in your course fee with us, or you can pay AAT directly. If you are already a member, you may not be required to pay this fee.
  • Exams cost approximately £60-85 per exam depending on the exam centre.

Please note: The Sage 50 software is only compatible with Windows devices

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