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Accountancy Level 2 Apprenticeship at Stoke on Trent College

Course description

The AAT is an internationally recognised qualification, split into three levels with Level 2 being the first of the three. The Certificate level will give you the skills to excel at a wide range of accounting and finance jobs. It shows employers that you have practical skills in accounting underpinned by thorough knowledge that will help you achieve success in the workplace. At this level you’ll start to develop your skills in double entry bookkeeping and gain a grasp of management and administrative processes.

Course content

The AAT is an internationally recognised qualification, split into three levels with Level 2 being the first of the three. The Certificate level will give you the skills to excel at a wide range of accounting and finance jobs. It shows employers that you have practical skills in accounting underpinned by thorough knowledge that will help you achieve success in the workplace. At this level you’ll start to develop your skills in double entry bookkeeping and gain a grasp of management and administrative processes.

Entry requirements

You must be aged 16 or over and in employment. An interview is required.

Assessment

This course is primarily assessed through online AAT examinations.

Future opportunities

You could progress onto an Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3) in Accountancy.

Further information

All examination fees are included in the cost of the course - this applies to 1 exam per unit only and subsequent resits are NOT included in the course cost. AAT Level 2 is a growing and popular course and there is a limited number of places available so early applications are recommended. The AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) is a professional body that specialises in Accounting Technician training and development. You will learn skills relevant to a Finance Officer’s role and the course focuses on the basic costing principles, how to use manual and computerised accounting systems and how to work with purchase, sales, and general ledgers. You are assessed through online assessments and exams in our specialist IT facilities. Other areas covered are communication skills and team work, planning and organising work and roles and functions. To apply for this course you must complete an application form. You will then be invited to attend the initial assessment and an informal interview. You will be required to obtain AAT registration before starting this course at https://www.aat.org.uk/register/student-startAs a student at the college you can also access a student copy of Sage Accounting Software at a reduced cost. This would be beneficial to supplement your classroom studies. Please discuss this with your tutor.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Stoke on Trent College directly.

Last updated date: 21 January 2016
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