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AAT Level 2 - Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping - Combined Option

SAVE 10% on fees that you pay TODAY:
During online registration, enter code SUMMER10 and 10% will be deducted either from your full payment or your selected course deposit. We advise that you act quickly as this offer is time limited and may be removed with no prior warning.

 If you select to 'test the water' with this Level 2 course option, you will receive a 25% discount voucher to be used on future Level 3 Study. The voucher will be valid til 31st December 2020. 

Make IDEAL Schools your #1 Training Partner

 We have combined the manual and computerised bookkeeping & accounting elements of the AAT Level 2 Bookkeeping qualifications, providing savings of 15% within the package price. Although it's not specifically required to gain the AATQB status, we see the computerised accounting element as being an essential skill to learn, to be used within the modern day work place. To gain the AATQB status you must also complete the Level 3 Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping. If this is your end goal, then this course package may be of interest to you: AATQB Combined Package (covering Levels 2 & 3)


Ideal Schools will provide:

  • All Study Materials via textbook or presentation folder
  • Online access to study materials
  • 1 years tutorial support via phone & email 
  • fully licensed copy of Sage 50 Accounts Essentials
  • tutor marked assignments
  • Unlimited access to online practice questions

Exam Structure:
3 x centre based examination
Study Time: Approx 60-80 hours

Additional Costs: 
1 x AAT Registration fee of £43 (if you haven't previously paid one in the last 12 months)
3 x Centre-Based exams: Exam & centre fees vary greatly depending on exam centre admin charges. Together, these could range from £70 to £100+ per exam. We can help with locating your nearest and most cost effective centres.

What your course will cover:

Bookkeeping transactions
Understanding double-entry bookkeeping, integrating books of prime entry and describing coding system functions
Understanding discounts and settlement, trade and bulk discount differences
Preparing and processing customer and supplier invoices and credit notes
Totalling and balancing a 3-column analysed cash book
Totalling, balancing and reconciling petty cash records within an analysed petty cash book
Processing ledger transactions and extracting a trial balance.

Bookkeeping Controls
Understanding the purpose and use of control accounts and journals
Maintaining and using control accounts and the journal
Reconciling a bank statement with the cash book
Understanding the banking process and main services of banks and building societies
Understanding requirements of retention and storage relating to banking documents.

Using Accounting Software
Entering data at the start of an accounting period to set up customer and supplier accounts
Recording and processing customer and supplier transactions
Recording and reconciling bank and cash transactions
Processing and using journals to enter accounting transactions
Production of reports (day books, account activity, aged analysis, statements or remittance advice).

Software Supplied – Sage 50 Accounts Essentials

Ideal Schools have a policy of only supplying software that can continue to be used when study is completed; it will not stop operating. Your software is provided with 1 year Sage technical support but we'll provide all the study support you need for exam and career prep. After study, if you feel you'd benefit from ongoing Sage support and/or software updates, you can take advantage our Sage Business Partner status and receive significant discount on ongoing costs.

Software Benefits:

  1. Providing all the functionality you'll need as a bookkeeper, as part of the Sage 50 Accounting suite, your knowledge gained will be easily transferable throughout all Sage 50 products, ensuring compatibility with the majority of working accountants.
  2. Your software is supplied with Sage Technical support, ensuring you have all the guidance you need at your fingertips.This is on top of the exam and career support provided by IDEAL.
  3. As a Sage Business Partner we receive significant discounts on on-going support and upgrade costs. As a student of IDEAL, 100% of this discount will be passed on to you.
  4. Minimum System requirements: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7; Intel 2.0 GHz processor; 2 GB DDR3 RAM; 5 GB Hard Drive. (Are you a MAC user? Please call us for advice)

 If you would like added advice on software or any other part of our training we have an experienced team at your disposal. Call us now on 0800 028 1404 or 0141 248 5200.


Course Fee Details

Course Code: AAT260     Save 19%
Course Fee: £520.00 NOW ONLY £420.00
You can pay the full price or pay a deposit of £95.00 (0% APR), followed by 5 monthly payments of £65.00
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Course Fee Details
Course Code: AAT260     Save 19%
Course Fee: £520.00 NOW ONLY £420.00
You can pay the full price or pay a deposit of £95.00 (0% APR), followed by 5 monthly payments of £65.00
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