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Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) Level 2 Certificate in Accounting

Key Details

  • Available at:
    Rhos-on-Sea, Parc Menai (Busnes@LlandrilloMenai)
  • Study Mode:
  • Course Length:

    Part-time 1 day or 2 evenings per week.

    September to June or fast-track February to July

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Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) Level 2 Certificate in Accounting


Please call Busnes@LlandrilloMenai today on 08445 460 460 or email

Course Description

The accountancy and business skills developed by studying this qualification will enable a student to seek employment with confidence and/or to progress to the next level of learning.

A student completing this qualification will develop skills in double-entry bookkeeping and will understand how to use journals, control accounts and a trial balance.

Students will also gain an understanding of accounting software packages, how to process financial information in accordance with company procedures and schedules, and how to provide information to colleagues, suppliers and/or customers as required.

This qualification comprises four mandatory units

  • Introduction to Bookkeeping
  • Principles of Bookkeeping Controls
  • Principles of Costing
  • The Business Environment.

Plus End of year Synoptic assessment

Entry Criteria

  • GCSE Maths and English grade C or relevant work experience
  • Ideally, you should be working in an Accounting role
  • All students are required to register with the professional body for accounting technicians
  • All places are subject to satisfactory interview


  • In class lectures
  • Live online lectures


  • Computer based external assessments throughout the course


Completion of the programme can lead to a range of options in employment and education, including:

  • Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) Level 3 Diploma in Accounting.

Skills developed through this qualification could lead to employment as:

  • an Accounts Administrator
  • an Accounts Assistant
  • an Accounts Payable Clerk
  • a Purchase/Sales Ledger Clerk
  • a Trainee Accounting Technician
  • a Trainee Finance Assistant.

Campus Information Bangor

Monday - In class 9am - 4.30pm

Campus Information Rhos-on-Sea

Tuesday - In class OR live online 9am - 4.30pm

Thursday - In class Fast track 9am - 4.30pm

Tuesday and Thursday Evening - In class 6pm to 8.30 pm

Other details

Course type: Professional

Level: 2

Programme Area:

  • Business and Management



Business and Management

Learn more about this area and see our course level guide:

Business and Management

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