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Course Code: FCA2

Level: 2
Subject area: Business, Management & HR

Qualification: Certificate
Course type: FREE (Eligibility Applies), Part-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: One year
When you'll study: Wednesdays, 9.30am - 4.30pm

About the course

This AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting is suitable for you if you wish to pursue a career in accountancy or finance. The purpose of the programme is to offer a grounding in the core accounting knowledge and skills needed to progress either into employment or to further study. The qualification is suitable for school-leavers, for adults returning to work or for anyone wishing to pursue a career change or progression. The course is open to those who are working, or not currently in employment.

What you'll learn

The AAT Foundation certificate in Accounting covers a rage of foundation and finance skills in five units:

  • bookkeeping transactions
  • bookkeeping controls
  • elements of costing
  • using accounting software
  • work effectively in finance.
Entry requirements
The AAT does not set any prerequisites for the study of the Foundation Certificate in Accounting.  However for the best chance of success we recommend that students have a good standard of english and maths (GCSE level 4 & above).  An initial assessment is required and you will need to demonstrate a genuine interest in the subject.
You must become a student member of AAT which costs £94 a year.

This course is marked by computer based assignments that are set and marked by AAT.

What's next?

The skills developed by studying this qualification will give you a solid base from which to seek employment with confidence, and/or to progress to the next level of learning. You may wish to progress onto the AAT Advanced Diploma in Accouting or other business and accounting qualifications.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2020/21 (August 2020 – July 2021). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2021/22.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)

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Course Code: FCA2

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £500

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 A
19 - 23 A(Note: If you do not have a level 2 qualification, this course may be free).
24+ A

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.