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AAT Intermediate Certificate in Bookkeeping

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6 months
Next available date: Start anytime! - Distance
e-learning / Online / Distance

Course description

AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping

AVADO offer award winning online AAT courses,are designed with a single objective to help you reach your full potential. We support you throughout your AAT journey with the more most engaging resources, interactive live online classes and proactive Tutor support.

This AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping (Level 2) is the first stage of the bookkeeping qualification pathway. It will ensure you master the basics of bookkeeping, giving you the skills and essential knowledge you need to manage books effectively. 

Why study with AVADO:

  • Industry expert Tutors available via phone, email and online
  •  Learn as a group and interact in live online classes
  • Award winning Virtual Learning Campus - for mobile, tablet and desktop
  • Winner of the Best E-Learning and Distance Learner of the Year, AAT awards 2016
  • 92% pass rates
  • Free Premium access to our Career Guidance Hub
  • Flexible payment options to spread the cost

*Book your AAT Accounting or Bookkeeping Qualification and spread the cost over 12 monthly payments, interest-free. 18 and 24 month interest-free terms are also available on some qualifications. Representative example for AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting: Loan £875.50 over 12 months with 12 monthly payments of £72.96. The total amount repayable will be £945 which includes a deposit of £69.50. See our website for more representative examples and for full terms and conditions.

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Suitability - Who should attend?

This qualification is suitable for those starting their bookkeeping studies with no previous experience or those already working in finance, returning to work after a break or wishing to change career.

To enrol in this Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping course, Avado recommends that you have:

  • a GCSE qualification in English and Mathematics 
  • a keen interest in Bookkeeping 
  • a solid grasp of the English language. IELTS 5.5 or equivalent is required if English is not your first language

Course content

This AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping (Level 2) course offers a solid introduction to manual double entry bookkeeping, including associated documents and processes, up to Trial Balance standard. This makes it a great starting point for anyone wishing to start a career in the accounting or bookkeeping industry.

The qualification will be enable you to become a fully qualified Bookkeeper or provide a great career in finance, business management or payroll and Taxes.

This course is accredited by the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT), the leading body for the accounting sector in the UK and this qualification is also recognised internationally.

The AAT Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping Foundation consists of two separate units:

  1. Bookkeeping Transactions
  2. Bookkeeping Control


Upon completion of the course you will have gained the knowledge and skills to become a fully–qualified:

  • Bookkeeper
  • Senior Ledger Clerk
  • Accounts Manager

But your career opportunities don’t need to end here – progressing to the AAT Level 3 Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping will enable you to then progress onto the full AAT qualification. Upon completion, you will be a fully qualified AAT member which will really extend your job prospects and earning potential.


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Translation & Innovation Hub, Imperial College White City Campus, 80 Wood Lane
W12 0BZ London

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