Level 2 AAT Certificate in Accounting (Part-time)


This qualification is accredited by the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) who is the recognised professional body for staff employed in a range of roles in finance and accounting. Members of the AAT are fully qualified accounting technicians

Where can I study?

What will I learn?

You will gain essential skills to start work in an accounting environment. This course is suitable for school leavers with a proven interest in accounts, as well as mature students and those wishing to return to work after a break. Full time students will also gain a BTEC qualification in Business and Accounting

Example modules
Processing book keeping transactions
Control accounts, journals and the banking system
Work effectively in accounting finance
Basic costing
Computerised accounting

How will I be assessed?

Many of the units are assessed by computer-based exams and the provisional results are available immediately or are marked by an assessor at the college

Entry requirements

You will need a minimum of 4 GCSE passes at grade C or above, including English and Mathematics, together with a proven interest in accountancy. All participants must become student members of the AAT

Additional information

Students are required to become members of AAT and the registration and subscription fee will be approximately £120. Purchase of books are optional


Completion of this course (with Level 2 Maths) will enable you to progress to Level 3

Career opportunities

You will be able to consider positions within the government sector, banking sector or accountancy practices

Costs & funding


Course Specification

Qualification type: Level 2
Mode of study: Classroom Based
Start date: September
Course code: PACCOL2FC
Duration (weeks): 36

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