OverviewAccountancy Intermediate (Level 2)
This study programme will provide you with the first stage of the Association of Accounting Technician’s (AAT) Level 2 Certificate in Accountancy. The AAT is the world’s leading body for accounting technicians, making this course essential for anyone looking to develop a career in accounting or finance.
In order to begin this study programme you must have:
Duration: 1 Year
3 GCSEs at grades 9-3 ideally including English and maths at grade 4
- Bookkeeping Transactions
- Bookkeeping Controls
- Elements of Costing
- Using Accounting Software
- Business Communications and Personal Skills
- Developing Lifelong Learning Skills
- Synoptic Assessment
- Work Experience
English and maths:
If you don’t already have GCSE English and maths grade A*-C, we will work with you to help you develop your maths and English skills.
Personal development skills, study skills and employability skills.
Additional vocational learning and qualifications.
You will be assessed throughout the study programme, via both computer-based assessments and computer-based examinations.
You will gain:
- Accounting AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate
- English and maths qualifications if required
You will also have the opportunity to take the Computerised Accounts City & Guilds Level 2 Award for a small additional cost.
On successful completion of this study programme you can progress onto Accounting Level 3. Accounting technicians are skilled staff employed in jobs ranging from clerks to accounts department managers. They are increasingly required in industry and commerce, so if you have AAT qualifications at any level your career prospects will be excellent. You could also continue your studies by progressing on to the professional examinations of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), or the Association of Chartered Accountants (ACCA).
You must undertake a minimum of 20 hours work experience. Additional independent study outside of College will be regularly expected. The professional examinations require a high standard of preparation and considerable commitment if success is to be achieved. In addition to the course fees you will also be required to pay £230 to cover the costs of books, enrichment activities and trips. The course fee covers the cost of one exam for all units, so re-sits will need to be paid for if qualifying conditions have not been met. An additional £50 resource fee will also need to be paid on induction.
This course can be completed in one year or two years dependent on your grades. Please apply for the course as normal and you will be placed on the appropriate course during the application/ enrolment process. For any questions, please contact email@example.com
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All full-time Level 1 and Level 2 courses are now FREE for everyone, whatever their age. If you are looking to study a Level 3 qualification, courses are still free if you’re under 19 or 19-23 and studying your first full Level 3 qualification. If you’re over 23 or studying a second Level 3 qualification, you will need to pay a fee. Find out more on our financial support page at: www.bedfordcollegegroup.co.uk/finance or view the Full-time Fee Flow Chart below.
If you are unsure whether you need to pay or not then please contact our Customer Contact team on 0345 658 8990.Full-time Fee Flow Chart
If you are aged 19 or over you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. You can also pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable.Find out more
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Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.
Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support
We are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.
We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 to order your copy.