What opportunities will this course give me?
The finance, accountancy, business and communications skills developed in the AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting can lead to employment as:
Accounts Payable Clerk,
Purchase/Sales Ledger Clerk,
Trainee Accounting Technician or
Trainee Finance Assistant.
The accountancy and finance knowledge developed in this qualification is also the underpinning knowledge needed for the higher-level accountancy and financial skills developed in the AAT Advanced and Professional Accounting Qualifications.
What will I be learning?
The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) Foundation Certificate in Accounting is an ideal starting point for anyone wishing to pursue a career in accountancy or finance, covering a range of foundation accounting and finance skills in five mandatory units. This unit looks at control accounts, journals and methods of payment. Students will work through reconciliation processes and the use of the journal to the stage of re-drafting the trial balance following initial adjustments.
Why is this course for me?
This course of study is delivered via distance learning. Included in the cost of the course are text and revision books, specialist online resources, one exam sitting, telephone and email support as well as limited one to one tutor support.
This module will be assessed by way of a computer based assessment taken in college.
What do I need to sign up?
New applicants (those who have not yet taken a Level 2 AAT unit at Eastleigh College) will be required to attend an interview at the college which will include a simple English and Maths assessment.
Is there anything else I need to know?
Students should expect to study for approximately 5 - 10 hours per week.
Students are required to apply to the AAT for student membership upon enrolment. This is an AAT requirement and will incur an additional cost.
An application form is available to complete online or direct from the Information, Advice and Guidance team, Eastleigh College, Chestnut Avenue, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO50 5FS. Telephone 02380 911299. For further information please contact Jim Douglas, AAT Administrator, telephone 02380 911021 or email email@example.com.
Text and revision workbooks are provided as well as specialist online resources.
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If you require further advice and guidance about any course costs and/or the funding options available to you, the College has a dedicated Information, Advice and Guidance team who can be contacted on telephone 023 8091 1299.
Matt - Accountancy apprentice
A Level 2 accounting course at Eastleigh College whet Matt's appetite for accountancy and gave him the opportunity to gain work experience at a local accountancy firm. The following year he joined the firm as a Level 3 apprentice, and is now well on his way to completing a Level 4 qualification.