AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting - Daytime and Evening options

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) is the professional organisation for accounting technicians. It provides  recognised qualifications and is a membership body for accounting support staff working in accounting practice, industry and commerce and the public sector. If you are working in an accounting environment then an apprenticeship may be available.

In addition to the course fee, you will need to join the AAT (if you are not already a member) and purchase text books.

Further details will be given at interview.


Course Content

The programme consists of five learning areas:

  • Book-keeping transactions
  • Book-keeping Controls
  • Elements of Costing
  • Working effectively in finance
  • Using accounting software


  • Four computer-based unit assessments
  • One synoptic assessment covering all units except using accounting software.

Entry Requirements

Applicants will have to be 19+ at the start of the course and will have to demonstrate that they have numerical and literacy skills equivalent to GCSE English and Maths at grade C/4 for successful completion of the course.


Students who are working, or want to work, in the accounting industry.


One year


Evening option: Thursdays 6.00pm-9.00pm for the first two terms then on a Wednesday evening as well 6pm - 9pm


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Additional Information

Start date: September.  Further dates throughout the year, please enquire for details. In addition to course fees you will need to join the AAT (if you are not already a member) and purchase text books. Further details will be given at interview.


For information about course costs, please see the Carshalton College fees policy.

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