AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting

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Our online AAT Level 2 Course in Accounting will give you a solid introduction to basic business accounting principles. We train more students than any other training provider through our experienced tutors and unique Tutor Group Study option, we are ready to help you get further in your accounting career.

The AAT Level 2 course comprises the first stage on the AAT qualification pathway. The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) is the leading awarding body for the accounting sector; AAT qualifications are recognized around the world as evidence of capability and are respected by employers. On completion of the course you will receive your Level 2 Certificate in Accounting and will be able to apply for entry level roles in accounting.

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Level 2 accounting training will equip you for an entry level role in an Accounting or Finance department. By the end of the course you will have a solid understanding of manual and computerized accounts and how to use them in a ‘real world’ setting. The Syllabus is set by the AAT but we translate those requirements into a unique combination of tutor-led and self-led activities that give you the confidence to progress and achieve your qualification.

The AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting consists of five separate units:

  • Processing Bookkeeping Transactions
  • Control Accounts, Journals and Banking System</li>
  • Basic Costing
  • Computerized Accounting
  • Work Effectively in Accounting and Finance.

You will be provided with textbooks for each unit (also given as eBooks through the Virtual Learning Campus).

  • 2 Months guaranteed internship placement with industry reference
  • Intensive Hands-on Training
  • Complete Study Materials, Course-ware and Testing Software
  • Facility to conduct an Onsite testing
  • Our instructors follow a flexible approach of teaching thus the training methods are altered as per the trainees’ needs. We offer study material, hands–on labs, skills to work as a team by giving more and more team activity or tasks. Various review exams from time to time to analyse your knowledge.
  • LSI has state of the art training facilities and is equipped with world class fixtures and sans peril instructors who are available to answer your queries. We have labs and libraries open for our trainees

Whilst there are no formal entry requirements, to enrol on our Level 2 Certificate in Accounting course, we recommend that you have a basic GCSE qualification in English and Mathematics or a keen interest in Accounting. We also recommend that students take the AAT’s Skill Check to measure their prior knowledge.

Before you enrol on this Home Learning College course, please ensure that you have read and understood the prerequisites below:

  • You have a valid UK address (AAT qualifications cannot be studied outside the UK, Channel Islands or Isle of Man)
  • You are over the age of 18 or have a third party payee for any financial agreement
  • You have a solid grasp of the English language. IELTS 5.5 or equivalent is required if English is not your first language
  • You have access to a computer and the internet throughout your study period
  • It is essential that you have a PC with the Windows XP operating system or higher to run the Sage software
  • You are fully committed to your studies.
  • Upon completion of the AAT Level 2 Certificate course, you will gain a nationally recognised accredited QCF Qualification , giving you status as a part-qualified Accounting Technician.
  • The practical, hands-on accounting skills you will gain from studying AAT Level 2 will prepare you for a trainee level Finance or Accounting role. This could be as an Accounts Administrator, Accounts Assistant, Accounts Payable Clerk, Bookkeeper or Trainee Accounts Technician.
  • This could be just the beginning – progressing to Level 3 and beyond opens up a wealth of opportunity for promotion and higher salaries.