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The AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting is ideal for anyone wishing to study accountancy and finance alongside a range of complementary business and personal skills.
The purpose of the AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting is to offer the foundation accounting knowledge needed to progress to employment or further study in accountancy and finance, alongside business and personal skills that are transferable to any sector and additional business knowledge relevant to accountancy.
Certificate in Accounting
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All of the courses are fully funded for eligible learners.
Eligibility criteria include proof of benefits and ID, lawful residence in the UK for over 3 years, and completion of the Maths & English online assessments.
Fees for selected part-time courses can be waived for students on low incomes, or those who get certain benefits. See our Funding page for further information.
If it’s a HE course you’re interested in, such as a HNC/D or degree, then you can access financial support via the Student Loan Company. Student Loans are only repaid once you’ve completed your course and earn above the income threshold (currently £27,295 per year). Loans can be taken out for tuition fees and for living expenses. See www.gov.uk/student-finance for more details.
No. We understand some people want to study a course but can’t commit to studying on campus. We offer a range of courses that can be studied online and at your own pace. Take a look at the full list of courses that are available to study in the comfort of your own home.
Demonstrating a solid understanding of accounting principles through professional certification can significantly boost your chances of securing desired positions in the business field.
Acquiring expertise in AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting equips you with in-demand skills that set you apart from other candidates, making you a highly valued asset to employers.
With the AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting, you open doors to a range of rewarding career paths in finance, such as financial management, auditing, or tax consulting.
On completion of the level 3 diploma, you would qualify to work as a cashier, credit controller or management accounts clerk. If you wanted to work in a professional accounting or commercial firm you may be employed as an audit clerk..
Generally you should be able to progress to a more senior role within an accounts department having now gained proven experience, especially of adjustments to a trial balance and preparation of final accounts. You would also be ready to move on to the final stage – AAT Accounting Diploma Level 4
Note: The example roles and salaries are intended as a guide only