AAT - Association of Accounting Technicians

AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate & Level 3 Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping

Course Overview

The AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate & Level 3 Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping course has been developed for individuals looking to complete both levels AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping (Level 2) & AAT Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping (Level 3) together in one package.

Created by industry-specialists, this AAT Bookkeeping course has been carefully designed, to ensure every student gains the required knowledge to pass their exams. Upon finishing the course, graduates will be awarded the AATQB status, which gives you the designatory letters after your name.

Thinking about setting up your own practice? This course enables you to apply for a license to practice giving you the power to start your own business and officially submit information. You can also apply for professional indemnity insurance.

AAT membership fee included (Usually £48)

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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online & Books
  • Exams: Available via Awarding Body
  • Tutor Support Included
  • Course Access: 12 months (per level)
  • Fully accredited course materials
  • Includes AAT subscription
  • Experience Level: Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced
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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online & Books
  • Exams: Available via Awarding Body
  • Tutor Support Included
  • Course Access: 12 months (per level)
  • Fully accredited course materials
  • Includes AAT subscription
  • Experience Level: Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced
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Course Details

Is the AAT Foundation & Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping suitable for me? 

AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate & Level 3 Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping course provides essential practical skills and understanding of bookkeeping and general finance. If you’re interested in becoming an independent Bookkeeper or want a mid-level role in a finance team, enrol today.

For individuals who want to achieve an advanced understanding of bookkeeping and fit into one of the following categories, contact us today:

  •  Debating whether to become an independent Bookkeeper.
  •  Interested in working within an accounts or finance team.
  •  Want to be an accredited, highly skilled Bookkeeper.
  •  You’re self-employed and want to improve your finances.

Interested in the following tasks? Then a career in bookkeeping is well-suited:

  •  Tracking transactions (incoming and outgoing).
  •  Processing payments when needed.
  •  Carrying out daily banking activities.
  •  Creating various financial reports.
  •  Reconciling reports to third-party records, for example, bank statements.

How will the AAT Foundation & Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping course benefit me? 

Studying an AAT qualification provides individuals with many opportunities, including being able to work abroad with an internationally recognised qualification.

Other advantages in studying the AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate & Level 3 Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping include:

  •  Potential career progression through promotion.
  •  Greater bookkeeping knowledge to carry out tasks more efficiently.
  •  High earning industry with many different roles open to choose from.
  •  Standout when applying for roles from others.
  •  AAT professional community that employers seek to employ from.

What jobs can I apply for after my AAT Bookkeeping training? 

Individuals who undertake this course can look to apply for senior bookkeeping roles.

Salaries are subject to change due to market trends and the company’s choice however, the majority of positions offered will have an average salary of £27k.

(Source: Glassdoor)

Why choose to study the AAT Foundation & Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping with e-Careers?

Our training platform delivers professionalism and high performing results. If you’re eager to improve your career prospects in bookkeeping, this course is perfect.

Other reasons to choose us:

  •  AAT Membership fee of £48 is included in the price.
  •  Extensive access to course material for 12 months.
  •  Average completion time of 6-8 months.
  •  High pass rates (91.7% for Level 2 and 92% for Level 3).
  •  A variety of high-grade training material: Interactive online course with videos, mock exams, practice assessments, and textbooks (where applicable).

AAT Foundation & Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping Syllabus

AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping (Level 2)

  •  Understanding financial transactions within a bookkeeping system.
  •  Processing customer transactions.
  •  Process transactions through the ledgers to the trial balance.
  •  Understanding payment methods.
  •  Understanding controls in a bookkeeping system.
  •  Using control accounts.
  •  Using the journal.
  •  Reconciling bank statements with the cash book.

AAT Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping (Level 3)

  •  Principles of advanced double-entry bookkeeping.
  •  Procedures for the acquisition and disposal of non-current assets.
  •  Depreciation calculations.
  •  Period-end adjustments.
  •  Producing and extending the trial balance.
  •  The financial recording and reporting requirements of different types of organisation.
  •  Final accounts and the accounting and ethical principles underlying their preparation.
  •  Preparing accounting records from incomplete information.

AAT Foundation & Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping Exam Details

The AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping is made up of two units and has two assessments:

  •  Bookkeeping Transactions
  •  Bookkeeping Controls

The AAT Level 3 Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping is made up of three units and has three assessments, including: 

  •  Advanced Bookkeeping
  •  Final Accounts Preparation
  •  Indirect Tax

The AAT requires all students to join as a student member, but don’t worry the membership fee is something we've included in our courses! Just be sure to register as a student member within 14 days of your course start date. This registration allows you to sit any necessary exams and take advantage of the support and resources available.  

Please note, exams fees are not included in the course price, and they vary from £60-85 depending on the exam centre. 

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