AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate In Accounting

The AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting is an ideal starting point for anyone wishing to pursue a career in accountancy or finance.

The purpose of the AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting is to offer grounding in the core accounting knowledge and skills needed to progress either to employment or to further study. This qualification is suitable for young people who have just left school as well as for adults returning to work after a break or for anyone wishing to change career. The Foundation Certificate is open to those who are working and those who are not currently in employment. This qualification could also help someone who is already working in an entry-level finance role to progress in their career by offering them development and formal recognition of their skills.

About the Course

AAT does not set any prerequisites for the study of the AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting. However, for the best chance of success, we recommend that students begin their studies with a good standard of English and maths. The AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting covers a range of foundation accounting and finance skills in five mandatory units:

  • Bookkeeping Transactions
  • Bookkeeping Controls
  • Elements of Costing
  • Using Accounting Software
  • Work Effectively in Finance

Course duration: 9-12 months

Delivery: Classroom and online

Blended Delivery Model

New City College works in partnership with Mindful Education to deliver an innovative, high-quality and flexible training programme that empowers learners minimises disruption to employers and produces tangible results in the workplace.

Learners will benefit from bespoke, high-quality, and contemporary content. All course materials are available on-demand, learners can then access, revisit or revise at their convenience. Learners also benefit from classroom sessions at one of New City College’s campuses where they can interact on set projects and assessments, discuss concepts, and exchange ideas face-to-face.

The AAT

AAT is the world’s leading professional body for accounting technicians offering practical real-world qualifications. AAT qualifications are universally respected and internationally recognised. An AAT qualification is a route to some of the most in-demand skills in the world and provides you with a professional status you can be proud of.

What could this qualification lead to?

The finance, accountancy, business and communications skills developed in the AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting can lead to employment as:

  • an accounts administrator
  • an accounts assistant
  • an accounts payable clerk
  • a purchase/sales ledger clerk
  • a trainee accounting technician
  • a trainee finance assistant

Course cost: £1,265

If you would like further information on an individual application or you are an employer that wants to start planning your future training needs please get in touch – call 020 7613 9031 or e-mail commercial@ncclondon.ac.uk

We will talk you through the enrolment process, and provide any information you need.