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AAT Level 2 Certificate in Book-keeping

Why Study AAT Bookkeeping?

Good bookkeeping lies at the heart of every great business. Knowing the basics- from single-entry bookkeeping to financial statements, spreadsheet software and professional ethics- is a sure route to expanding your personal career
horizons or benefiting your business.

Since employers of all types, from small to mid-sized firms to multi- national organisations, actively seek AAT qualified professionals you'll be well-placed to explore the exciting career options you've always wanted.

Length of Course:
9.30am-12.30pm one morning a week for 12 weeks.
Plus 2 x external exam dates in Kidderminster.

AAT Bookkeeping: intermediate level:
This qualification is designed to give you a thorough grounding in double-entry bookkeeping and basic accounting practices. Study it as a stand alone or as a natural mid-point between the introductory and advanced bookkeeping qualifications.
Success in this qualification means you'll be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping.

The intermediate level will suit you if:
 You've completed the introductory level and what to build on your skills.
 You're already working in finance and you want an indus-try recognised qualification.
 You'd like to working bookkeeping with a large finance department or as an independent professional.
 You run your own business and you'd prefer to do your own bookkeeping.

What you'll learn on the intermediate level:

Intermediate level consists of two units:

1. Processing bookkeeping transactions.
 Understanding double-entry bookkeeping, integrating books of prime entry and describing coding system func-tions.
 Understand discounts and settlement, trade and bulk dis-count differences.
 Preparing and processing customer and supplier invoices and credit notes.
 Totalling and balancing a 3-column analysed cash book.
 Totalling, balancing and reconciling petty cash records with in an analysed petty cash     book.
 Processing ledger transactions and extracting a trial balance.

2. Control accounts, journals and the banking system.
 Understanding the purpose and use of control accounts and journals.
 Maintaining and using control accounts and the journal.
 Reconciling a bank statement with the cash book.
 Understanding the banking process and main services of banks and building societies.
 Understanding requirements of retention and storage re-lating to banking documents.

Assessment is carried out on a weekly basis by the trainer to ensure
everyone is up to date.

Two external exams held under controlled conditions in an exam centre in Kidderminster will take place on week 6 and week 12.

Course Length
14 Weeks
Exam under controlled conditions

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