Level Two AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting (Online)

This qualification covers the basic accounting principles and techniques, these include double-entry bookkeeping, costing and using accounting software.

Your course fee includes all taught classes, all the required study books, an exam kit, pocket notes and additional online material and support. 

This course will be offered online. For this, learners will need a device such as a laptop or PC or phone/iPad and a internet connection to take part.  Ideally, devices will also have webcams for full participation.  Learners will need to download the Teams app onto their laptop/PC or mobile phone/other device and devices will need to have a camera so that they can participate.

This course is offered on Monday 12 September, 1 to 4pm, Course CodePF077/1C01

You can enrol for this course from 1 August. For more information on enrolling call 0345 120 0044.


What will I study?

The following units:

  • Bookkeeping transactions
  • Bookkeeping controls
  • Elements of costing
  • Work effectively in finance - (Foundation Synoptic)
  • Using accounting software

In addition to your taught classes you should plan a further 3 hours study each week in your own time to maximise your exam performance.

How will I be assessed?

In order to successfully complete the programme, participants will be expected to undertake a computer-based assessment for each module of learning and a synoptic assessment which draws on content learned in the other units.

How will the course be delivered?

A mixture of lectures, seminars and individual and group work.

Entry requirements

Candidates for this course should have relevant work experience in accounts.

  • Relevant work-based experience in accounts
  • GCSE Maths and English are desirable

If you are unsure which level to start at why not check the AAT Skills Checker  https://www.aatqualificationsnavigator.org.uk/

We advise everyone to undertake the AAT Skills Checker prior to discussing your application with our AAT Co-ordinator.

What next?

The AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting, available at all three East Riding College sites, Beverley, Bridlington and Hull.

Additional information

All  learners need to register as an AAT student on the AAT website which incurs an annual registration fee. Student registration provides access to a range of additional AAT resources and must be in place before the first exam is attempted. Your tutor will provide more information on registering once you are enrolled on the course or visit the AAT website www.aat.org.uk

For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

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