This AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) Foundation course is an entry-level bookkeeping qualification, ideal for anyone who is seeking an introduction to basic bookkeeping principles and skills.
This flexible course is delivered in partnership with Mindful Education and combines online learning with face-to-face lessons in the classroom.
Please note classroom attendance is fortnightly, every other Thursday.
This short course studied over four months, will equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to manage books effectively – including double entry bookkeeping, and associated documents and processes, up to Trial Balance standard.
There are no formal entry requriements for this course. Previous knowledge of accounting or a Level 1 Bookkeeping qualification would be advantageous but not essential.
Course Skills & Benefits
Understand financial transactions within a bookkeeping system
Process customer transactions
Process supplier transactions
Process receipts and payments
Process transactions through the ledgers to the trial balance
Understand controls in a bookkeeping system
Use control accounts
Use the journal
Reconcile a bank statement with the cash book
You will also develop business communications and lifelong learning skills, applying what you learn on the course to the wider industry context.
On successful completion of the course, you will be awarded an AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping. This internationally recognised AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) qualification enables those working in accounting or those who looking to pursue accountancy as a career to gain knowledge, practical experience and the all-important certification often sought by employers.
For further details please contact Course Enquiries on 0300 300 0090
Online video lectures are available on demand, and can be viewed from your phone, tablet or computer, meaning you can choose how, when and where you want to study. Each lesson lasts around 45 minutes and is accompanied by animations and motion graphics to bring concepts to life. Exercises, interactive case studies and analytical tools help to enhance the learning experience further.
On campus, you benefit from regular college classes – without having to commit to attending multiple evenings each week. Experienced tutors will discuss and reinforce what you have learnt during your online study and are on hand to provide guidance on progress and assessment. Discussion and debate with classmates will help you apply theories to situations you face in the workplace.