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This is a stand alone Level 2 Certification course that requires no prior knowledge or experience. Using our comprehensive training materials, developed specifically for home study, we will prepare you for the four examinations required to gain this qualification. Covering the four required elements of Introduction to Bookkeeping, Principles of Bookkeeping Controls, Principles of Costing and The Business Environment, this is the perfect starting point if you have little or no previous experience in this field. This provides the perfect springboard for you to continue with your study to Level 3 Accounting.


Within this syllabus you are required to gain an understanding of digital processes within bookkeeping. We feel that the ONLY way for you learn this, is by using an actual bookkeeping software package. This will improve your qualification preparation as well as being beneficial for you when seeking employment. Also, as Xero is one of the leading accounting software providers, the additional CPD Certificate will be a valuable addition to your CV.

If you wished to consider the combined package we have, which includes Level 3 Accounting, there are great savings to be made.

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Ideal Schools will provide:
  • All Study Materials via textbook and presentation folder (online access also provided)
  • Our Price Promise
  • Supplementary VIDEO tutorials
  • 2 years tutorial support via phone & email
  • FREE Xero CPD Certification
  • Continuous Self Progress tests & Answers
  • Regular tutor marked assignments
  • Unlimited access to online practice questions
Exam Structure: 4 x centre based examinations

Study Time: Approx 180 hours (OFQUAL guide is 255hrs)

Additional Costs: 1 x AAT Registration fee of £172

4 x Centre-Based exams: Exam fees are £60 per exam. Exam centres charge an admin fee and this varies greatly. Together, these could range from £80 to £120+ per exam. When registered, via your AAT account you can locate your nearest centres and compare for the best value.

Monthly Payment Notice We do not charge interest for monthly payments. To cover costs of additional security measures recently implemented in the banking system, there is a £1.50 charge added to each monthly payments to cover the cost of applying these measures in our systems.
Exam Pass Gaurantee
Enrol with confidence for guaranteed success!
If you DO NOT pass an exam we'll share responsibility and will pay 50% of one re-sit cost per exam. (T's & C's Apply)

Syllabus for AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting

What your course will cover:

Introduction to Bookkeeping
  • Understand how to set up bookkeeping systems
  • Process customer transactions
  • Process supplier transactions
  • Process receipts and payments
  • Process transactions into the ledger accounts:
Principles of Bookkeeping Controls
  • Use control accounts
  • Reconcile a bank statement with the cash book
  • Use the journal
  • Produce trial balances
Principles of Costing
  • Understand the cost recording system within an organisation
  • Use cost recording techniques
  • Provide information on actual and budgeted costs and income
  • Use tools and techniques to support cost calculations
The Business Environment
  • Understand the principles of contract law
  • Understand the external business environment
  • Understand the principles of corporate social responsibility (CSR), ethics and sustainability
  • Understand the impact of setting up different types of business entity
  • Understand the finance function within an organisation
  • Produce work in appropriate formats and communicate effectively
  • Understand the importance of information to business operations
AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting Careers Here are just a few positions that you could consider upon completion of this study... Accounts Administrator
Accounts Assistant
Accounts Payable Clerk
Purchase/Sales Ledger Clerk
Trainee Accounting Technician
Trainee Finance Assistant
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Ready to start AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting?

Course Code: AAT-L2/22
Course Fee: £530.00
You can pay the full price or pay a deposit of £110.00 (0% APR), followed by 8 monthly payments of £54.00
Exam Pass Gaurantee
Enrol with confidence for guaranteed success!
If you DO NOT pass an exam we'll share responsibility and will pay 50% of one re-sit cost per exam. (T's & C's Apply)
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