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L2 CERTIFICATE IN ACCOUNTING AAT

Qualification

AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting - Level 2

Course Code

21P1MAP00146

Duration

1 Year

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. Previous knowledge of accounting or a Level 1 Bookkeeping qualification would be advantageous but not essential.

Future Study

On successful completion of this course, you can progress to higher levels of the AAT Accounting Qualification (Level 3 and then on to Level 4).

The skills and knowledge you will gain throughout this qualification will qualify you for roles including Accounts Assistant, Finance Assistant, Credit Control Assistant or Purchase Ledger Clerk.

Cost

£823

What you need to know

IS THIS FOR ME?

This AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) Foundation course is an entry-level accounting qualification, ideal for anyone who is seeking an introduction to basic accounting principles and skills.

The course is delivered by Hart Learning & Development in partnership with Mindful Education. Hart Learning & Development is a training provider which along with North Hertfordshire College is part of Hart Learning Group.

HOW AND WHAT WILL I LEARN?

This qualification will prepare you for junior and entry level accounting roles. It delivers a solid foundation in finance administration – covering areas such as double entry bookkeeping to basic costing principles and using accounting software.

On successful completion of this course, you will be awarded an AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting. This internationally- recognised qualification enables those working in accounting or those who are looking to pursue accountancy as a career to gain knowledge, practical experience and the all-important certification often sought by employers.

UNITS OF STUDY
The Level 2 course covers a range of key areas, including:

  • Bookkeeping transactions;
  • Bookkeeping controls;
  • Elements of costing;
  • Work effectively in finance;
  • Computerised accounts;

You will also develop business communications and lifelong learning skills, applying what you learn on the course to the wider industry context.

COURSE DELIVERY – ONLINE AND ON CAMPUS

Hart Learning & Development have partnered with Mindful Education to deliver this course through its Online and On-Campus model.

Online

Video lectures are available on demand, and can be viewed from your phone, tablet or computer, meaning you can choose how, when and where you want to study. Exercises, interactive case studies and analytical tools help to enhance the learning experience further.

On campus

You benefit from a fortnightly college class. Experienced tutors will discuss and reinforce what you have learnt during your online study and are on hand to provide guidance on progress and assessment.

Discussion and debate with classmates will help you apply theories to situations you face in the workplace.

START DATE AND RUNNING TIMES

14 September 2021 – 9.30AM – 12.30PM, every Tuesday

16 September 2021 – 6PM – 9PM, every Thursday

10 January 2022 (Exact running times coming soon)

13 January 2022 (Exact running times coming soon)

LOCATION

Stevenage Campus

Join our AAT Information Session

Please register your interest by sending your details to AAT@nhc.ac.uk. You will then be sent registration details and information on how to join us online.

The evening will begin with a presentation by the Programme Manager at 6PM – 7PM, followed by the opportunity to speak to the course tutors online, discuss your professional development, and get insight into the learning programme. Find out more here.