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AAT Accounting Level 2 Certificate - Part Time (Day/Evening)

Course information

Course Summary

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) Qualifications are awarded by one of the world's leading membership organisations for the accounting profession with over 130,000 members in more than 90 countries. 

AAT qualifications are universally respected and internationally recognised. Organisations hire AAT qualified members for their knowledge, skills, diligence and enthusiasm, because AAT represents the highest standards of professionalism.

Course Code:N3692
Study Type:Part Time
Academic Level:Level 2
Award:AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting – Level 2
Awarded by:AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians)  
Course Length

One year course, 6 hours per week for 27 weeks, runs from October to June.

Start Date: Monday, 31 October 2022 from 9:30am - 4:00pm (runs to 26 June 2023).

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Course Detail

The AAT qualifications are made up of units but the qualification will only be recognised when course is completed in full.

• AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting
• AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting
• AAT Level 4 Diploma in Professional Accounting
If you do not wish to complete all the levels, you may attempt one or two levels only. In addition to college attendance, you will need to spend between 3 to 4 hours each week on home study.

    If you do not wish to complete all the levels, you may attempt one or two levels only. In addition to college attendance, you will need to spend between 3 to 4 hours each week on home study.

    Units on the AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting:
    • Introduction to Bookkeeping
    • Principles of Bookkeeping Controls
    • Principles of Costing
    • The Business Environment (synoptic)

      Course Fees

      Payable to Nescot: Tuition & exam fees £1,169
      If you are 19 to 23 and do not already have a qualification at Level 2 or over you may not have to pay tuition fees – contact Student Finance. 

      Payable to AAT: Student one-off registration fee of £172 for access to the qualification for its lifetime (from 1 September 2022). 

      Books: To be announced. Last updated: 04/05/22

      Entry Requirements

      The course is suitable for anyone who is 19 or over on 31 August 2022 whether or not in current employment. 

      The applicant should have a GCSE in both Maths and English at Grade C or above or equivalent qualifications and evidence of these should be brought to the interview. All applicants will be required to satisfactorily complete an AAT Initial Assessment which will be followed by an interview with one of the AAT tutors.

      Your Next Steps

      AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting

      Other Information

      You will need to register as a student member with the AAT and instructions will be provided during Induction. Association of Accounting Technicians, 140 Aldersgate Street, London EC1A 4HY. Tel: 020 3735 2468. Email: customersupport@aat.org.uk. Website: www.aat.org.uk.


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      Last updated - 24/05/2022