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Accounting AAT Level 2 Certificate

If you are new to accounting then this Association for Accounting Technicians (AAT) Level 2 qualification will provide you with an excellent introduction to the subject. During this course you will learn the basic accounting principles, gain experience in using accounting software and gain insight into accounting business environments.

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Entry requirements

You do not need any qualifications to begin this course, but you must have a good standard of literacy and numeracy, along with an interest in accounting.

Course content

During this course you will study a range of topics, including:

  • Basic Accounting 1 & 2
  • Working Effectively in Accounting and Finance
  • Basic Costing
  • Computerised Accounts

Assessment methods

You will be assessed throughout the course by both computer-based exams and assignments.

Further study and career options

Accounting technicians are skilled staff, employed in jobs ranging from clerks to accounts department managers. They are also increasingly required in industry and commerce, so if you have AAT qualifications at any level your career prospects will be extremely good. On successful completion of this course you could also progress on to our Accounting Level 3 Diploma.

Additional information

These professional examinations require a high standard of preparation and considerable commitment if success is to be achieved. In addition to the course fees, you will also be required to purchase set books (around £175) and register with the AAT (£129 in 2016).

Funding information

This course could be FREE! You could be eligible for free study if you are unemployed and on a qualifying benefit. Find out more at www.bedford.ac.uk/concessions

Course information & how to book

This course runs on multiple occasions. Choose the date most appropriate for you.

To apply online, select the 'Apply' button below. You will need to register an account and then you can follow the instructions on screen.

LengthStart DateDay(s)Time(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
32 week(s) 18/09/2017 Mon 9.00 am - 4.30 pm Aged 16-18: Free if not in full-time education / Aged 19+: £633 Cauldwell Street E1739S1 Apply
32 week(s) 19/09/2017 Tue, Wed 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm Aged 16-18: Free if not in full-time education / Aged 19+: £633 Cauldwell Street E1739S2 Apply

Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.  Find out more.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support
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Accessibility
We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 for more information.

Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.

If you are unemployed and receiving benefits then you could learn for FREE

You could be eligible for free study if you are unemployed and on one of the following benefits:

  • Employment & Support Allowance (work-related activity group)
  • Jobseekers Allowance
  • Working Tax Credit (subject to income)
  • Income support

Please note: you will need to be able to produce evidence of the benefit in your name when you come to enrol.

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For more information please ring Enquiries & Guidance on 01234 291000 or email us.           

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