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Suitable for 16-18
Level 2
Mode of study Full Time
Duration 36 weeks
Subject area Accounting & Finance
  • 05 Sep 2022
  • East Ham Campus

This AAT accounting studying programme is recognised and valued by employers as vocational and technical skills that effectively prepare students for the world of work and for working specifically in accountancy and finance roles.

Course description

Completing this course will develop your practical accountancy skills in the double-entry bookkeeping system and in using associated documents and processes. You will also develop practical accountancy skills in entering accounting transactions into accounting software and performing bank reconciliations.

Delivery consists of:

  • Setting up accounting software
  • Processing sales and purchases transactions
  • Processing bank and cash transactions
  • Performing period end routine tasks
  • Producing reports
  • Bookkeeping Transactions
  • Bookkeeping Controls

As part of the programme, you will conduct a two-week work placement in an accounting environment. This will allow you to apply your theoretical knowledge into a practical work setting. Assignments will also be completed in relation to your work placement.

Additional information

Entry requirements

You will need either 5 GCSEs at a minimum of grade 3, including English and Maths or a Level 1 qualification in Business.


Internal progression onto our Advance Diploma in Accounting Level 3.

Fees and funding

This course is free for 16-18 learners. The course fee for adults is TBC.

The course fee does not include following:

  • Cost of registration with AAT which is mandatory for each learner.
  • Books for AAT level 2
  • Paying for the exam and resits (where required).

If you are aged 19+, how much you pay for your course and any additional costs will depend on a number of factors. Learn more about course fees and finances.

We have a range of financial support options available to help you while you’re studying. Find out what support you may be eligible for.

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