AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in
Association of Accounting Technicians

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In a rapidly changing world one thing has remained constant; to prosper you need business, and where you have business you need accountants. All business, big or small, needs modern financial skills to develop and prosper. Investment in high quality training of accounting and book-keeping staff is an essential component of any business.

Course Content

You'll learn basic costing principles, how to use manual and computerised accounting systems and how to work with the purchase, sales and general ledgers.

In addition to tuition fees, you will have to become a member of the AAT - fees apply. For more information visit; www.aat.org.uk/studentregistration

You'll be assessed is two ways:

  • Computer based tests - marked automatically and a provisional result available immediately.
  • Computer based assessments - internal assessment via project work, reports and work place evidence.


At Loughborough College we have consistently gained above national averages in achievement rates. So if you are interested in a career in accounting come and join in our success.

The AAT offers courses that are highly practical and tailored to the needs of the workplace. Each accounting course is a separate qualification for which you receive a certificate. If you complete all stages then you can apply for full professional status, which would entitle you to put the letters MAAT after your name.

Entry Requirements

GCSE Grade C or above in Maths and English or equivalent (mature students may be exempt from this requirement).

Additional professional fees are payable

Progression Opportunities

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) are the world's largest professional body for qualified Accounting Technicians and people employed in a variety of accounting and financial roles. It is also a popular route to qualified chartered status. In fact it is sponsored by the main chartered bodies (ICAEW; CIMA; ICAS; CIPFA) who work with AAT to ensure that the course meets the necessary standards and thus gains valuable exemptions from these chartered bodies.


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Key Facts



Course Duration:

1 Year

College Course Code:

  • 18/19BRG7901
  • 19/20BRG7901
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