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

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    Business and Management
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    Part-time 1 evening per week -6pm to 8.30pm

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Course Description

A student completing this qualification will develop practical accountancy skills in the double-entry bookkeeping system and in using associated documents and processes.

Students will be able to check transactions for accuracy, make entries in appropriate books and ledgers, and calculate sales invoices and credit notes. They will also cover more complex level bookkeeping procedures, including dealing with VAT, reconciliation and trial balances, and will develop their understanding of the relationship between the various accounting records

This qualification comprises two mandatory units

  • Introduction to Bookkeeping
  • Principles of Bookkeeping Controls

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


Computer based external assessments throughout the course


This qualification can lead to further study in bookkeeping or to employment as:

  • a Clerical Assistant
  • a Trainee Bookkeeper
  • an Accounts Clerk
  • a Finance Assistant
  • an Accounts Administrator.

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