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AAT is the UK’s leading qualification and membership body for accounting and finance staff, with over 125,000 members in more than 90 countries worldwide. AAT qualifications provide Accounting Technician status. Accounting Technicians work at all levels of finance, from accounts clerks to finance directors.
This is a practical course showing you how to deal with the bookkeeping for sales, purchases, payments and receipts in a typical work situation. This will prepare you for producing the accounts for both sole traders and partnerships at the next level. In addition you will learn how to create the management accounts that help improve the performance of the business. Finally, we will show you how to complete the accounts on Sage - the most common software used in accounting departments.
Funding and Financial Support Options
This course may have a variety of funding options available to you including:
- Benefit Waiver
- Level 2 Entitlement
How will I learn?
The course is class based for 3 hours per week, plus around 2 hours self-study, for 34 weeks. There will be a mixture of teacher demonstration, group work and plenty of practical exercises, supported by your tutor. There is no coursework - instead you will have 5 electronic exams of 1.5 to 2 hours. These are primarily multiple-choice and calculation and all take place in class time.
Candidates require a level 2 in Maths & English (A to C Grade?GCSE or equivalent), and a good standard of general education. A successful interview and assessment will be required prior to enrolling. Level 2 applicants do not require any previous accounting experience prior to enrolling however any accounting/business experience will be beneficial.
You will need to register with the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) at a cost of £48.00, plus annual student membership of £99 (2021/22 rate). All exam fees (first attempt only) are included in the cost of your course. Textbooks are ordered separately with a 35% discount – cost £109. Details on all of the above will be discussed during enrolment.
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