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AAT Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping (Foundation)

AVADO

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JANUARY OFFER: Get up to 23% off our AAT courses when you enrol this month.*

AVADO are the UK's No.1 Online AAT qualification provider. AVADO will support you throughout your AAT journey with the best interactive resources, live online classes and tutor support.

As AAT’s Distance Learning Provider of the Year 2018, AVADO ensures the Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping will ensure you master the basics of bookkeeping giving you the skills and essential knowledge you need to manage books effectively. The course offers a solid introduction to manual double entry bookkeeping, providing a great starting point for anyone wishing to start a career in the accounting or bookkeeping industry. It also offers the opportunity to progress onto the AAT Accounting pathway.

Our online AAT courses enable you to fit your studies around existing commitments, including family life or running a business. Also, through AVADO’s pass guarantee, if you don’t pass your exams the first time, you will get access to the online campus and dedicated tutor support for a re-sit, for free.

We break down the AAT syllabus into small, manageable learning blocks because we know, from experience, that people learn best from taking small steps and consolidating their knowledge as they go along.

T&C’s: Offer is only valid for enrolment between 1/01/2019 to 31/01/2019.

Description

Course syllabus:

Processing bookkeeping transactions
Bookkeeping control

Assessment:

2 x computer based tests (taken at an external test centre)

2 x assignments

What is included:

  • Study for as little as £57.21 per month, interest free*
  • FREE Xero cloud-based accounting certification
  • All books and course materials
  • 6 months’ tutor support
  • 24-hour access to our award-winning Virtual Learning Campus
  • Optional subscription to the National Union of Students (NUS) Extra Card

Why study with AVADO

Industry expert Tutors available via phone, email and online
Learn as a group and interact in live online classes
Award winning Virtual Learning Campus - for mobile, tablet and desktop
Winner of the 'Distance Learning Provider of the Year' AAT awards 2018
Free Premium access to our Career Guidance Hub
Qualifications accredited by the leading industry professional bodies
Interest-free finance options available

Financial options

OFFER: Spread the cost of your course with our intrest free finance plans

Choose from a range of flexible payment plans to fit your financial situation. You can split the cost of your course over 12 or 18 monthly payments, which means funding your course is easy and affordable.

Who is this course for?

Students starting their bookkeeping studies with no previous experience. This course is ideal if you want to gain an entry level role within the rewarding bookkeeping or accounting profession.

Career path:

But your career opportunities don’t need to end here – after completion of the course you'll be able to progress onto the AAT Level 3 Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping course and subsequently the AAT accounting pathway

Upon completion of the course you will have accumulated the knowledge and skills to become a fully–qualified Bookkeeper, Senior Ledger Clerk, or Accounts Manager.

What do I need to know?

To enrol on our Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping course, we recommend that: - You have a GCSE qualification in English and Mathematics and a keen interest in Bookkeeping. - You have a solid grasp of the English language. IELTS 5.5 or equivalent is required if English is not your first language

Awarding Body

Association of Accounting Technicians

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AVADO  is the largest training provider for professional qualifications in the UK with an active community of over 20,000 students studying to secure their next promotion, a higher salary or to take their career in a new direction. AVADO offers a range of flexible professional courses in Accounting , Bookkeeping & Payroll , Marketing ,  Human Resources  and Learning & Development .  All courses are accredited by the leading industry awarding bodies, including; the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT), the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Here are just some of the reasons why our students choose AVADO:

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