AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting

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AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting:

This course is the first level of the full AAT qualification. It is ideal for you if you are currently working in accounting, or want to work in accountancy or finance.

You will study: Bookkeeping Transactions (Preparing and recording financial documentation through to trial balance); Bookkeeping Controls (Use of control accounts and reconciliations to detect errors and the correction of these errors using journals); Using Accounting Software (Processing accounting data using Sage 50 and generation of reports); Elements of Costing (cost recording and analysis, inventory management and valuation) and Working effectively in finance (covering communication skills, understanding of role and function, managing self and team working, ethics and corporate social responsibility).

Each unit is assessed by a computer based exam set and marked by the AAT. These 5 exams will be held in class time wherever possible, but it may be necessary to hold the computerised accounting exam outside of class time, dates and times will be given to you at the start of the course.

Students who are successful on this course can gain suitable positions in an accounting/financial environment or gain promotion within their organisation. Successful students who meet the attendance requirements will be offered a place on the AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting.

Additional entry requirements

You should have AAT Level 1, GCSE English and Maths Grade C/4 or above or completion of a diagnostic test to assess your literacy and numeracy.

Awarding body

Association of Accounting Technicians

Course reference: 60165522 (use this when contacting provider)

Course info
Start Date: Sun 01st September 2019
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat


Solihull, B91 1SB


5:30pm - 9:30pm, 6:00pm - 9:30pm, 9:00am - 4:30pm + 1 more


10 months, 6 months, 9 months


Part time day, Part time evening


Professional or Industry specific qualification



From: £850

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