The AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting provides grounding in the core accounting topics needed to develop the knowledge and skills required to progress into an accounting related role. This course also develops transferable business and personal skills, alongside core accountancy skills.
This qualification comprises of four units – 225 Total guided learning hours (GLH):
You will be assessed via examination, for this course you will need to sit four exams. The exams for Introduction to Bookkeeping, Principles of Bookkeeping Controls and Principles of Costing have a duration of 1 hour 30 minutes each. The Business Environment Synoptic Assessment has an exam duration of 2 hours. Exams are computer based, and can be sat remotely or at an AAT exam centre. Find an exam centre near you.
Is this AAT course suitable for me?
The Level 2 AAT Certificate in Accounting is perfect for those looking to move into an accountancy role for the first time. You do not need prior experience or qualifications to complete this course. Skills development through this qualification can lead to employment in roles such as:
- Accounts Administrator
- Accounts Assistant
- Accounts Payable Clerk
- Purchase/Sales Ledger Clerk
- Trainee Accounting Technician
- Trainee Finance Assistant
If you’re taking your first steps in accountancy, an online AAT course is the best route to give you that professional advantage. AAT courses are recognised by employers worldwide as practical and technical qualifications that prepare students for roles specifically in finance.