AAT Level 2 Foundation Award in Accounting Software

The AAT Foundation Award in Accounting Software provides an entry point for anyone wishing to start a career in accountancy or finance. It may also support career progression for those already in employment by formally recognising their skills in using accounting software.

In the modern business environment, processing data and information into accounting software is a necessary task in most finance roles. The purpose of the AAT Foundation Award in Accounting Software is to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to carry out typical bookkeeping transactions and tasks using accounting software confidently.

About the Course

AAT does not set any prerequisites for the study of the AAT Foundation Award in Accounting Software. However, for the best chance of success, we recommend that students begin their studies with a good standard of English and maths. The qualification is composed of a single mandatory unit, assessed in a single end-of-unit assessment:

  • Using Accounting Software

Course duration: 6 Weeks

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.


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 AAT Foundation Award in Accounting Software can lead to further study in bookkeeping or accountancy or to employment as:

  • a clerical assistant
  • a trainee bookkeeper
  • an accounts clerk
  • a finance assistant
  • an accounts administrator

Course cost: £250

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.