Is this course right for me?

The Level 2 Award in Computerised Accounting is suited to those who want to work as an independent bookkeeper or in a firm’s finance department.

It is also suitable if you already work in an accounts environment and you are responsible for the administration of a manual or partly computerised accounting system and want to obtain formal recognition of your computerised accounting skills.

Entry requirements:

  • AAT Access Level 1 or AAT Level 1 Award in Bookkeeping
  • Relevant experience and knowledge of basic bookkeeping terms, computer awareness and keyboarding skills are advantageous
  • All students are required to register independently with the professional body for accounting technicians
  • All places are subject to satisfactory interview

Delivery:

You will be taught through structured lectures, using a simple step-by-step workbook over a period of 13 weekly 2½ hr sessions.

This course is an excellent pre-cursor to further study and preparation for employment in a bookkeeping/accounts role. It will enable you to use a computerised accounting system to enter accounting transactions, perform reconciliations, correct errors and generate a range of reports. You will also be able to maintain the security of accounting information using passwords and backup routines.

You will learn to:

  • Enter accounting data at the beginning of an accounting period
  • Record customer transactions
  • Record supplier transactions
  • Record and reconcile bank and cash transactions
  • Use journals to enter accounting transactions
  • Produce reports
  • Maintain the safety and security of data held in the computerised accounting system.

From September 2018 this module will be delivered using Sage Cloud Accounting software.

Assessment:

  • computer-based assessments

Progression:

After successfully completing Intermediate Computerised Accounting, you could proceed onto a number of programmes at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai, including:

  • AAT level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping
  • AAT level 2 Certificate in Accounting
  • Agored Level 2 Certificate in Payroll