AAT Accounting, L2 (coming soon)

New Level 2 Apprenticeship coming in early 2019.

This internationally recognised qualification will prepare you for junior and entry level accounting roles by developing a solid foundation in finance administration. All of our AAT qualifications are mapped to the AQ2016 specification ensuring you are fully up to speed with all the key and current accounting principles.

You will gain practical accounting and finance skills, such as recording financial transactions using double entry bookkeeping, reconciling a bank statement to the cash book, journal adjustments and basic costing principles, with the freedom to study where you like, when you like.

Description

This internationally recognised qualification will prepare you for junior and entry level accounting roles by developing a solid foundation in finance administration. All of our AAT qualifications are mapped to the AQ2016 specification ensuring you are fully up to speed with all the key and current accounting principles.

You will gain practical accounting and finance skills, such as recording financial transactions using double entry bookkeeping, reconciling a bank statement to the cash book, journal adjustments and basic costing principles, with the freedom to study where you like, when you like.

To further develop your skills, you can go on to study both the Advanced and Professional Diploma’s in Accounting and achieve the full AAT Accounting Qualification.

Unit 1: Bookkeeping Transactions

This unit introduces learners to the double-entry bookkeeping system and the associated documents and processes. Learners will gain an understanding of financial transactions within a bookkeeping system as well as the processing of customer transactions, supplier transactions and receipts and payments. Learners will also gain an understanding of processing transactions through the ledgers to the trial balance.

On completion of this unit, learners will sit a computer-based test* at a local centre of their choice. Topics from this unit may also appear within the synoptic assessment.

Unit 2: Bookkeeping Controls

This unit will allow learners to understand payment methods, controls in a bookkeeping system and control accounts. This unit will also provide learners with an understanding of using the journal and how to reconcile a bank statement with the cash book.

On completion of this unit, learners will sit a computer-based test* at a local centre of their choice. Topics from this unit may also appear within the synoptic assessment.

Unit 3: Elements of Costing

This unit will provide learners with an understanding of the cost recording system within an organisation, how to use cost recording techniques and provide information on actual and budgeted costs and income.

On completion of this unit, learners will sit a computer-based test* at a local centre of their choice. Topics from this unit may also appear within the foundation synoptic assessment.

Unit 4: Using Accounting Software

All learning resources for this unit are provided by SAGE and learners will log into the external software to work through this. Learners will achieve a SAGE 50 certificate.

Unit 5: Work Effectively in Finance

This unit will present an introduction to the foundation synoptic assessment (FYSA) and will provide learners with an understanding of the finance function within an organisation, using personal skills development in finance, producing work effectively and understanding corporate social responsibility (CSR), ethics and sustainability within organisations.

Topics from this unit will be assessed in the foundation synoptic assessment.

Additional synoptic assessment preparation unit

Learners are also given an additional bonus revision unit to prepare for the synoptic assessment. This additional unit includes revision sections for the key topics in Unit 1, 2 and 3. This unit is built to give learners an indication as to which areas need to be further revised and will help to identify learner’s strengths and weaknesses.

Apprenticeship for Level 2 AAT coming in early 2019. Contact us now to register your interest.

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