AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting- Level 2

Course Overview


If you are keen to start to work in accountancy and financial management, our Level 2 course will introduce you to the basics of the industry.


Course Requirements


You must be aged 19+. You will be asked to complete an initial assessment to ensure your numeracy and literacy skills are sufficient to do well on the course. You should be working towards a minimum of level 1 for both Maths and English to commence the programme.

You must have access to a computer/laptop at home supported by Wi Fi. This is to enable access to all online materials throughout the programme via Microsoft Teams. In the event of a local lockdown due to Covid-19 delivery will be temporarily switched to an online model and platform.

Mandatory Units



Bookkeeping Transactions
Bookkeeping Controls
Elements of Costing
Using Accounting Software
Foundation Synoptic Assessment

Course Progression


Successful completion of this course alongside and excellent attendance record will provide you with one of the entrance requirements for the Level 3 AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting.

Course Assessment

Examinations per unit

Course Finance


£873

This includes the AAT Assessment costs (£240). Fees are due at enrolment. You are required to register with the AAT. Membership costs are currently £99 per annum; plus a £48 admin fee paid only on initial registration.


For further details please contact Course Enquiries on 0161 886 7070

Course Potential Careers

The roles you are qualified to perform after completing this qualification include:

Accounts Administrator
Account Assistant
Accounts Payable Clerk
Bookkeeper
Payroll Administrator
Payroll Officer
Purchase/Sales Ledger Clerk
Tax Assistant
Trainee Accounts Technician

Course Additional Information

Part-time