Online Distance Learning Course
AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping
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Do you want to become a bookkeeper and work in any business sector you like? No experience but eager to learn? Well then this is the qualification for you.
This qualification will give you the skills to become a bookkeeper, and you’ll gain an industry-recognised qualification. Plus, you’ll have the option to move onto the full AAT qualification when you finish. The course is made up of two units: Bookkeeping Transactions (BTRN) and Bookkeeping controls (BKCL).
Recommended study time: 6 to 8 hours per week
Estimated completion time: 3 to 5 months
Keep reading for more information about everything that’s included in the subscription, including details of the syllabus, how to book exams, and the support you get along the way.
Are you comfortable studying independently in your own time? This distance learning course lets you set your own pace and work towards your preferred completion date in a way that suits your lifestyle. We’ll provide you with AAT approved study materials and you’ll get support from your personal Eagle mentor to guide you through the learning process.
You don’t need any previous accounting experience or qualifications to start studying AAT bookkeeping, just a willingness to learn. It’s ideal if you’re a school or university leaver, or thinking of changing career.
By the end of the AAT Level 2 Bookkeeping course, you will be able to confidently process daily business transactions in a manual and computerised bookkeeping system. This course provides comprehensive coverage of the traditional double-entry bookkeeping system which underpins accounting processes world-wide.
It usually takes 3-5 months to complete if you spend 6-8 hours a week studying.
The course is assessed by two exams – one for each module.
A unit assessment only tests knowledge and skills taught in that unit. At Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping they are:
Assessment results are available in your MYAAT account within 24 hours for computer marked assessments. For those assessments marked by AAT assessors, you can expect to receive your results at a later date (timescales may vary and will be published on the AAT website).
You can search for your nearest venue via the AAT websitelaunch.
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You could start work as an entry-level bookkeeper or continue on with AAT Level 3 Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping.
If you would like to, you can become a member of the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) launch. Fees associated with admission and exam fees are in addition to the cost of the course. Admission and membership fees are payable directly to AAT. Exam fees are paid to the exam centre.
Please be aware that these are subject to change.
And to make it all even more flexible, you can pay for your course as you go. With Eagle, you’re free to manage your costs and choose how often you want to pay, and for how long. You can choose to pay monthly, quarterly or annually and you can cancel anytime.
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This is the entry point for most people who are at the beginning of their accountancy journey.
You can start at this level if you’ve completed the Level 2 Foundation Certificate. You may also be eligible if you’ve worked in accounting or bookkeeping role.
You’ll need to complete the Level 3 Advanced Diploma before starting this level. You may be exempt from some units if you’ve studied a finance or accounting degree.
This level is made up of two subjects: Bookkeeping Transactions, and Bookkeeping Controls. You’ll learn about double-entry bookkeeping systems and the associated documents and processes, as well as more complex procedures and payment methods.
This level is made up of three subjects: Advanced Bookkeeping, Final Accounts Preparation, and Indirect Tax. You’ll build on the Foundation level and learn about VAT legislation, preparing final accounts, and the regulations governing company accounts.