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This is a stand alone Level 2 Certification course that requires no prior knowledge or experience, and prepares you for the two examinations required to gain this qualification.

Covering the basic concepts of bookkeeping transactions, through to bookkeeping controls and Trial Balance, 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 bookkeeping, or for you to switch to the full AAT Level 2 Accounting qualification program.

FREE XERO CPD CERTIFICATION

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 would prefer to complete the full Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting qualification CLICK HERE for your cheapest option.

Ideal Schools Will Provide:
  • All Study Materials via textbook and presentation folder (online access also provided)
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  • Supplementary VIDEO tutorials
  • 1 years tutorial support via phone & email
  • Continuous Self Progress tests & Answers
  • 6 tutor marked assignments
  • Unlimited access to online practice questions
Exam Structure: 2 X Centre Based Examinations

Study Time: Approx 70-80 Hours (OFQUAL Guide Is 160hrs)

Additional Costs: 1 X AAT Registration Fee Of £65

2 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.
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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 Bookkeeping

What Your Course Will Cover

Introduction to Bookkeeping

Understand how to set up bookkeeping systems
  • The purpose of business documents
  • The process of recording bookkeeping transactions
  • Create and use coding systems
  • Set bookkeeping systems
Process customer transactions
  • Calculate invoice and credit note amounts
  • Enter customer invoices and credit notes into books of prime entry
  • Process receipts from customers
Process supplier transactions
  • Check the accuracy of supplier invoices and credit notes
  • Enter purchase supplier invoices and credit notes into books of prime entry
  • Process payments to suppliers
Process receipts and payments
  • Enter receipts and payments into an analysed cash book
  • Enter receipts and payments into an analysed petty cash book
  • Total and balance the cash book and petty cash book
  • Process recurring receipts and payments
Process transactions into the ledger accounts
  • Transfer data from the books of prime entry to the ledgers
  • Total and balance ledger accounts

Principles of Bookkeeping Controls

Use control accounts
  • Produce control accounts
  • Reconcile control accounts
Reconcile a bank statement with the cash book
  • Payment methods
  • Use the bank statement to update the cash book
  • Complete bank reconciliation statements
Use the journal
  • Produce journal entries to record bookkeeping transactions
  • Produce journal entries to correct errors not disclosed by the trial balance
  • Produce journal entries to correct errors disclosed by the trial balance
Produce trial balances
  • Extract an initial trial balance
  • Redraft the trial balance following adjustments
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Ready to start AAT Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping ?

Course Code: AAT-L2/22/BK
Course Fee: £310.00
You can pay the full price or pay a deposit of £110.00 (0% APR), followed by 4 monthly payments of £51.50
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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