Level 2 Foundation Certificate Accounting
What is the course about?
Are you interested in a career in accounting? Do you like working with figures? If so, then this level 2 course is suitable for you. The AAT Level 2 course is the first level of the AAT Technician qualification. Gaining an accountancy qualification with the AAT will open doors to a variety of careers within accounting and finance. It will demonstrate to potential employers that you have the practical skills and business knowledge necessary to work in a financial environment. It will also provide you with a professionally recognised and highly respected accounting qualification.
Why should I choose the course?
This comprehensive course will help you take your first step towards an exciting new career in accounting or finance. You will gain an understanding of the fundamentals of accounting and develop the key skills that employers are looking for.
What will I learn?
You will study a variety of modules such as basics of accounting, which includes double-entry bookkeeping, balancing off ledger accounts, preparing a trial balance, and how to code and present financial information for management use. You will also develop an understanding of working within an accounting environment along with the use of computers in accounting.
The course consists of the following five units:
- Introduction to bookkeeping
- Principles of bookkeeping control
- Principles of costing
- Business environment.
You will be assessed on each unit to ensure you can demonstrate the necessary skills, knowledge, and understanding required. All assessments will be formal computer-based exams.
In addition, you will also complete a distance learning course: Personal Money Management. This is free of charge and will enhance and support achieving your qualification.
What will the course lead on to?
Successful completion of this course allows progression on to the AAT Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting. To qualify as a Member of the Association of Accounting Technicians (MAAT), you must complete AAT levels 3 and 4 in addition to completing three years of accounting or financial work experience.
Are there any links with industry and university?
The tutors on this course have excellent links with industry professionals, and students will benefit from these partnerships.
What support is available?
We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.
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Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?
Here at Warrington & Vale Royal College we have a team of dedicated, experienced staff who can share their extensive knowledge and skills with you. Learning in a friendly and inclusive environment, you will be fully supported to achieve your goals.
What are the entry requirements?
There are no formal entry requirements to study on this course, although you will need to demonstrate that you have the necessary ability and commitment to successfully complete the course.
What are my funding options?
For further information on funding please contact Learner Services on 01925 494400 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Are there any additional costs associated with the course?
You will be required to register with the AAT as a student member, the fee is approx. £172 which is payable directly to AAT.
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