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Get to grips with key accounting practices and start on the path to becoming a qualified Accounting Technician with our AAT Level 2 course online.
If you are interested in learning basic accounting principles or currently hold an entry-level finance position but want to better understand your role, then our online AAT Level 2 Course in Accounting will give you a solid introduction to basic business accounting principles.
The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) is the leading awarding body for the accounting sector; AAT qualifications are recognised around the world as evidence of capability. The AAT Level 2 course comprises the first stage on the AAT qualification pathway. 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.
Our AAT Level 2 online course will give you a solid understanding of manual and computerised accounting, using Sage Instant Accounts software (provided with the course). This AAT training course will introduce the essential accounting principles such as double entry bookkeeping, basic costing procedures, sales ledgers and computerised accounting, as well as how to work effectively in the industry.
AAT Level 2 accounting courses make for popular online training courses; allowing you to study at home to develop a solid understanding of business accounting processes, without having to attend set classes.
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 computerised accounts and how to use them in a 'real world' setting.
The AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting consists of five separate units:
You will be provided with textbooks for each unit (also given as eBooks through the Virtual Learning Campus).
View a short selection of Sample Materials for AAT Level 2 Certificate.
*Please note that if you have a criminal record or have been made bankrupt the AAT may not accept you as a member – consequently you will be unable to sit exams.
To enrol on our Level 2 Certificate in Accounting course, we recommend that you have a basic GCSE qualification in English and Mathematics and 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:
Did you know that one of the most common challenges people face in pursuing education is the cost?
That is why Home Learning College has developed the most flexible payment terms of any other UK distance learning provider.
You can split your course fees over one or three instalments at no extra charge and still benefit from the 20% discount.
Alternatively you can choose a payment plan* that works for you.
Speak to one of our Course Advisors for further details.
*Any Credit Agreement you enter into will be governed by Oakbrook Finances Terms and Conditions, as provided to you by Oakbrook.
Designed to help you fast-track your career, our pathway packages combine the courses you need to gain access to the wider job opportunities and a higher earning potential.
With our AAT Intermediate Pathway you can gain your AAT Level 2 Certificate and AAT Level 3 Diploma in one course, allowing you to save money and fast-track your career.
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.
The Level 2 Certificate forms the first stage of the full AAT Accounting Qualification (AQ2013) pathway. Completing the AAT pathway is approximately equivalent to the first year of an honours degree and allows you to use the letters MAAT after your name and to go on to study with British Chartered Accountancy bodies. AAT is the only professional qualification that allows progression to Chartered status from entry level.
*Source: SalaryTrack, January 2013
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These reviews are sourced from ReviewCentre.com, TrustPilot.com and Home Learning College student submissions.
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