What's covered?

This Level 2 qualification prepares you for developing your skills in double entry book-keeping and to gain a grasp of various routine accounting and commercial processes. You will learn basic costing principles, how to use manual and computerised accounting systems and working with sales, purchase and general ledgers. The course is divided into five units which will enable you to achieve the defined professional standards. 1) Processing bookkeeping transactions (9 credits) 2) Control accounts, journals and banking system (8 credits) 3) Working effectively in accounting and finance (5 credits) 4) Basic costing (8 credits) 5) Computerised accounting (4 credits)

Learning will be a mix of classroom teaching, individual and group activities, tutorials and self study. As an integral part of their study, students will be trained on Sage computerised accounting software

What do you need?

Good literacy and numeracy skills which can be supported by 5 GCSE grades with C or above (including English and Maths) There will also be a screening of literacy and numeracy levels followed by an interview.

How you are assessed

There will be four computer based assessment (exams) and one computer based project - all to be done within the college. In addition to these formal assessments, there will be practice activities and mock tests throughout the period of the course.

How Long?

One year

What course next?

You can progress to AAT Level 3 Advanced Diploma

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Many students are entitled to a reduction in tuition fees on many of our courses, which can dramatically reduce the overall cost of the course. More information can be found on our course fee reductions page. Financial support, loans and instalment plans are also available to eligible students.

Contact us on 01753 793288 to check whether you might be eligible for a reduced fee.

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