Accounting, AAT Level 2

AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting

This AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting delivers a solid foundation in finance administration. Covering areas such as double entry bookkeeping to basic costing principles and the use of accounting software.

If you would like to know more about the start date and fees for this course please contact the Admissions Team at the College.

Type of study

Availability & Details

Accounting - AAT Level 2 Certificate Tue 16:00 - 21:00 Gp 01 SP-ACCO2C-G(1819)1A1

South Downs Campus
18-Sep-2018 - 09-Jul-2019 (weeks)

Accounting - AAT Level 2 Certificate Tue 09:30 - 12.30 & 13.00 -15:00 Gp 02 SP-ACCO2C-G(1819)1B1

South Downs Campus
18-Sep-2018 - 09-Jul-2019 (weeks)

Accounting - AAT Level 2 Certificate Tue+Thu 18:00 - 20:30 Gp 03 SP-ACCO2C-G(1819)1C1

South Downs Campus
18-Sep-2018 - 11-Jul-2019 (weeks)

Accounting - AAT Level 2 Certificate Fast Track Mon 16:30 - 20:30 Gp 04 SP-ACCO2C-G(1819)1D1

South Downs Campus
07-Jan-2019 - 22-Jul-2019 (weeks)

Maths and English GCSE A*-C or Functional Maths and English at Level 2. However, other relevant qualifications and experience will be considered on a case by case basis and discussed at interview.

On this course you will study:

  • Bookkeeping controls
  • Bookkeeping transactions
  • Costing
  • Using accounting software
  • Synoptic assessment (working effectively in accounting and finance)

This course is taught in a classroom environment. Each of the five modules is covered independently, rather than being taught simultaneously.


There will be a computer based assessment at the end of each module. This qualification also includes a synoptic assessment, which draws on and tests your understanding of connections between different topics covered across the qualification.

You will need to purchase books to aid your studies (the approximate cost for these is £100). You will also be required to obtain membership of the AAT in order to take exams, at an approximate cost of £130.
Course Co-Funded Fee £632.50
Exam Co-Funded Fee £180.00
Course Full Fee £632.50
Exam Full Fee £180.00

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Matthew Randell, A Level student

My experience at the college was great, it’s very different to school, and I think it’s a good step to going to university. The support was amazing, I loved all of my teachers, they helped me through everything. The college is friendly and you will succeed.

Heidi Adamson Brattland, A Level student


Following on from this course you will be able to enter the accounting profession at a junior level.

You can progress on to the Level 3 Diploma to enhance your career potential.