Kingston Maurward Business and IT


Course Title: Foundation Certificate in Accounting – Level 2
Course Code: IT630

Department: Kingston Maurward Business and IT
Course Type: Part Time

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) is the UK's leading qualification and membership body for accounting staff and provides the onlyfast track non-graduate route into chartered accountancy.
The qualification is often listed as a requirement in job advertisements.
From January Kingston Maurward College will be running the new AAT qualifications, the AQ2016 Curriculum. There will be some changes in addition to online module tests. There will now be a final exam covering the whole course, rather than exams throught the course.
Your qualification will now be graded ( Pass, Merit, Distinction) and there will be a limit to the number of retakes.



Foundation Certificate in Accounting - Level 2

Course Content

Processing bookkeeping transactions
Control accounts, journals and the banking system
Elements of costing
Using accounting software
Work effectively finance

Candidates will also be expected to undertake additional work outside class times.

Course fees comprise tuition fees and computer based assessment fees (registration/exam) for each of the 5 units, payable to the college, plus AAT membership fees payable directly to AAT.Text books, with a question banks, are also available for purchase from the college or from bookshops.

Next Steps

AAT Level 3and 4 AAT provides the only fast track non graduate route to Chartered Accountancy and is a widely accepted qualification requirement of employers advertising accounting roles.

Career Opportunities

The new qualifications are at Level 2, 3 and 4. They form an essential part of an apprenticeship in accounting. Please call to discuss this and other funding pathways.