Courses for learners aged 19 and over

Foundation Certificate in Accounting (AAT Level 2) Fast Track

Course Code Start Date End Date Wks Day Time Venue Fees
24yrs +
18ACCFTCL2/1 09/01/2019 03/07/2019 21 W 09:00 - 16:00 Macclesfield College £850.00 Fee Code: £850.00Fee Code:
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Course Information

This course is an ideal starting point for anyone wishing to pursue a career in accountancy or finance. The purpose of this course is to offer grounding in the core accounting knowledge and skills needed to progress either to employment or further study.

Who is it for?
This course is available to all those aged 19 and over. For those who are aged 16-18 this course may be available to you following further guidance. If you are aged 16-19 and are not studying as an apprentice, you need to source a work placement.

Entry Requirements
No formal qualifications are required but a basic literacy and numeracy competence is essential.

On receipt of your application to study this course you will be invited to attend an admissions interview with a member of the teaching team to discuss the course and its requirements in more depth to ensure the course is right for you.

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

Four units are assessed individually in end-of-unit assessements, in addition to this there is a synoptic assesement which draws on assessed knowledge and understanding from across the qualification.

Awarding Body
Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)

Follow up courses/Progression
Upon successful completion of this course, you may wish to apply to study AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting (Level 3)

Career Opportunities
There are a number of possible jobs after completing this qualification:

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

Additional Fee Information
Exam and registration fees may apply. Please enquire.

Course information code: BUS-12-18