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Almost every business has a requirement for accounting services and tax assistance, so considering a career in accounting ensures your skills will always be in high demand. Aside from that, a career in accounting can also offer increased job security and excellent earning potential.
The AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting (Level 2) is one of the most popular accounting courses in the UK, so whether you’re looking to upskill your current accounting knowledge, or you’re considering a career change, this course is the ideal way to jumpstart your career. Our course will teach you to run everyday practices, such as double-entry bookkeeping and costing, as well as practical elements, like using Sage accounting software.
The ideal qualification for current accounting professionals looking to develop their skillset and carry out more advanced accounting tasks. Ideal for anyone who is looking to achieve professional AAT Bookkeeper status, AATQB.
While it would be beneficial to have a basic understanding of accounting (either through previous study or office-based experience), our AAT Foundation Certification in Accounting (Level 2) courses are open to everyone. That said, due to the nature of this course we recommend that students:
No matter what your preferred learning style is, this course will suit you. Whilst our certifications are delivered on an eLearning platform, we also include the physical study books required within the price (saving you £400!).
In these competitive times, having an AAT certificate and accreditation on your C.V can help you gain a competitive advantage and increase your confidence. Knowing you’ve received the most recognised certificate in accounting, and experience with both theory and the practical elements, goes a long way in helping you feel prepared and empowered.
Additional pathways include progressing onto our AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting (Level 3), where you can apply for more senior accounting jobs, such as a Senior Accounts Payable/Receivable Clerk. Average salary expectations range from £23,000 - £25,000pa and upon completion you will be an AATQB qualified bookkeeper, with the initials AATQB after your name, and the ability to legally run your own bookkeeping business.
The AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting (Level 2) course can lead towards a promotion in your current job or getting a new job in accounting. New career opportunities could include:
If you’re considering further progression in your current job or a move into a new career, why not save money with our AAT Level 2 Certificate & Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting package, saving over £350 compared to ordering the courses separately.
What can you expect from a job in accounting? As an accountant you will be responsible for many different areas of a company’s finances, including but not limited to:
Salaries range by industry, sector and role, however, industry averages are between £17,000 and £23,000 a year, at this level.
If you’re looking to earn your AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting and becoming accredited by a company that's well known in the industry, embodying both professionalism and support, e-Careers is here for you! However, we offer so much more than that. Other benefits include:
Contact us today to get enrolled on this accounting course and move closer to becoming an accredited accounting professional.
*Sage software is only compatible with a Windows PC or Laptop. This software is not compatible with Apple Mac’s (unless Boot Camp is installed).
The AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting course covers:
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:
This course is compatible with Windows and Mac devices but please note that the Sage 50 module is only compatible with Windows.