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Certificate in Bookkeeping

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AAT Certificate Bookkeeping L2 (Aged 19-23 – Refer)Available for Enquiries
AAT Certificate Bookkeeping L2 (Aged 19-23 – Refer)Available for Enquiries
AAT Certificate Bookkeeping L2 (Aged 19-23 – Refer)Available for Enquiries
Course Details
Location Castleford College or Wakefield College
Level Level 2
Start Date September/November

3 months

Mode of Study Part-time
Awarding Body Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)
Course Overview

This introduction to the subject will also appeal to those wishing to embark on a professional career in accountancy. This course will  benefit those who are working in a role requiring accountancy and book-keeping skills, or are wishing to learn these skills.

Wakefield Evening course and Castleford morning course will be carried out using a blended approach which consists of both face to face teaching and self study.  The full day at Wakefield will be all face to face teaching.

Whichever method of study is chosen, there will be additional learning at home required to support your studies.

What You Will Study

Students studying this qualification will develop practical accountancy skills in the double-entry bookkeeping system and in using associated documents and processes while gaining an understanding that digital accounting systems are automating some of the stages in the process.

Students will cover transactions for accuracy, make entries in appropriate books and ledgers and calculate sales invoices and credit notes. 

The course consists of two units:

• Introduction to Bookkeeping
• Principles of Bookkeeping Controls

How You Will Be Assessed Practical tasks are carried out under exam conditions. Exams are set by The Association of Accounting Technicians and exam papers are assessed, marked and graded electronically; you will receive results within 24 hours of completing the exam. Exams will take place during the day.
Entry Requirements

GCSEs at Grade 9-4, including English and Maths.


Level 2 Functional Skills in English and Maths.

Attendance Expectations You will be required to attend sessions dependant on the study method chosen.
Fee Information


Additional fees:

All students are required to register with AAT upon enrolment. The fee for this is payable directly to AAT and includes admisison and annual membership.

Further Study Wakefield College also offers the AAT Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping. If you are wishing to complete the full AAT course, please see Course Information for AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting.
Course Groups (W) Professional Course
Subject Area (W) Business & Management
Client Group (W) 19+
Website Ref (W) 900MYOO4AO
Website Ref (W) ZQKZ2B344R
Information last amended: 18 July 2024 09:34

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