Level 2 AAT Certificate in Accounting Course

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Level 2 AAT Certificate in Accounting Course

Course summary

Provided by the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT), this GCSE-level accounting course aims to give you the knowledge and skills you need to support the efficient running of a finance function.

  • Qualification – Level 2 Certificate in Accounting, awarded by AAT
  • Learning style – live online training, online content and coaching
  • Progression – gain the skills to become an integral part of a finance team
  • Duration – typically 9 months

The ideal training for…

These are just a few of the typical job roles that fit this accounting course:

  • Accounts Assistant
  • Accounts Payable Clerk
  • Accounts Administrator
  • Cost Accountant Assistant
  • Junior Credit Control Clerk
  • Data Input Clerk
  • Finance Administrator

What you’ll learn

On this accountancy and finance course, you’ll learn to take on a wide range of responsibility – such as basic bookkeeping activities, recording cash, data entry and working with sales and purchase ledgers. You’ll also be able to run calculations to ensure records and payments are correct.


  • Discover a sector specialism
  • Gain a recognised qualification
  • Build foundational knowledge to pursue a career in accounting
  • Open up new career opportunities

How you’ll learn

Blended learning styles

This accounting course combines live online workshops, 1-2-1 coaching and a virtual learning environment.

The modules you’ll study

  • Introduction to Bookkeeping
  • Principles of Bookkeeping Controls
  • Principles of Costing
  • The Business Environment

How you’ll be assessed

You’ll complete 4 computer-based assessments.

Career progression

This accounting course has been designed to provide you with transferable skills you can use across many sectors – including corporate businesses, sole traders, partnerships, public sector and not-for-profit organisations. You could also progress onto the Level 3 Diploma in Accounting.

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