Choosing to study the AAT Accounting Qualification with ICS will start you on the path to a successful accounting and finance career. AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting, accredited by the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) - the professional body for accounting technicians, is an internationally recognised qualification that is based on practical, real-world accounting knowledge you can put to use from day one. The AAT qualification is recognised and respected by employers and will provide you with excellent career prospects for both employment and self employment.
AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting will give a solid foundation to build your accounting career and start your journey through AAT qualifications to take control of your future.
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This AAT Level 2 course has no entry requirements and, as the AAT accounting qualification is recognised and respected by employers, the practical and transferable real world accounting skills you learn can be put to use from day one.
All the way through the structured course and assessments you will be supported by your personal mentor and also a course tutor as studying AAT Level 2 via distance learning does not mean you're on your own. We'll be with you every step of the way.
There are no hidden costs when you study for your AAT Level 2 Accounting course with ICS Learn. All the study materials and support that you need in order to achieve your qualification are included. You will, however, have to pay for the AAT membership and your exams. The charges are incurred by the awarding body.
If the AAT Level 2 Certificate is not the right course for you, have a look at our AAT Level 3 Diploma or the AAT Combined course.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course. As this is a business orientated finance course you should have reasonable numeracy and communication skills and an interest in how business works. If English is not your first language, IELTS 5.5 is required.
- Please note the Sage One Software provided with this course is accessed via the internet and is therefore compatible with Microsoft systems and Apple MacBook products.
If you are not sure whether Level 2 is the right place to start you can complete the AAT Skillcheck. The AAT Skillcheck is a short online test with a series of multiple-choice questions. It should only take about 30 minutes to complete. You'll be able to see your results and the recommended level of study immediately.
*Please note that if you have a criminal record or have been made bankrupt the AAT may not accept you as a member - consequently you will be unable to sit exams.
Where will I go from here?
The AAT Level 2 Certificate is an internationally recognised qualification that will give you a solid grasp of essential accounting skills and principles. By the end of this course you will understand the basics of manual and computerised accounting and how to use these techniques in a 'real world' setting. At this point you will be ready for your first specialist accounting role which could be as a Bookkeeper, Accounts Clerk, Company Cashier, Sales or Purchase Ledger Clerk, or trainee Financial Accounts Assistant.
What will I gain?
The AAT Level 2 Distance Learning syllabus introduces the essential accounting skills and principles - such as double entry bookkeeping - and is suitable for those with minimal experience.
When you complete your studies you will be awarded the AAT Level 2 (Level 5 in Scotland) Certificate in Accounting.
- Guided Learning Hours 210
- Support Period 12 Months
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