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AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting (September start, Evening)

  • Fee
  • Duration of course 36 weeks
  • Course type Part-time (Adults)
  • This course is suitable for Adults

Will the course give me what I want?

Course content

  • Processing bookkeeping transactions
  • Control accounts, journals and the banking system
  • Work effectively in accounting and finance
  • Basic costing  
  • Computerised accounting

What have students who have taken this course in the past progressed to?

Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) in accounting Level 2 course leads to the QCF level 2 Diploma and enhanced employment opportunities.​

How will I learn?

 You will learn mainly through taught lessons, revison sessions and practice examinations

How will I be assessed?

Students are assessed throughout the course by online assessment.

How much time should I be expected to spend on assignments, projects, field trips etc

 You will be expected to complete set tasks at home and revise for your examinations in your own time.

Which awarding body is the course validation by?


What qualifications or skills do I need to show I have before I can enrol?

If you are under 19 you must be employed in an accountancy or related role.

Evidence of:

  • Competent oral and written skills
  • Good Numeracy and ICT skills

These may be assessed prior to enrolment.

Expected prior knowledge


English level

Level 1 (GCSE Grade D)

Mathematics level

Level 1 (GCSE Grade D)

Equipment and other costs

You will be expected to purchase a set of textbooks as recommended by your tutor and to become a student member of the AAT.

For further information and to apply

If you wish to apply for this course, please complete a College application form.

If you need help before choosing your course, please contact our Information Centre or come along to one of our Open Days.​​