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Bookkeeping Level 2 Certificate at Kendal College

Course description

AAT is the UK’s leading qualification and professional body for accounting and finance staff. The Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping is a short qualification that is suitable for those who work as a bookkeeper and wish to have a qualification to recognise those skills, or for those who wish to conduct bookkeeping services.

Course content

The first unit is about processing bookkeeping transactions, including understanding the double entry bookkeeping system. The second unit includes the use of control accounts and journals as well as looking at the banking system.

Entry requirements

You should have four GCSEs at grade A*-D, including English, but please speak to the course tutor for guidance.

Assessment

The qualification is assessed at the end of each unit by an AAT computer based exam.

Future opportunities

AAT is an internationally recognised qualification which is sought after by employers. This qualification is ideally suited to give students the accounting tools and skills to work in a company as a bookkeeper or to provide bookkeeping services. Students may also choose to go on to complete the AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Kendal College directly.

Last updated date: 20 April 2016
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    • The majority of our courses are based at our main site. The College completed a £12.9 million new build project in 2008, which includes reception, conference and seminar suites, hairdressing salons and 250-seat cafe with external balcony. The site also features the stunning Construction and Heritage Centre, which features cutting edge facilities for carpentry and joinery, brickwork, plumbing and electrical installation.

      In October 2010 the College opened the South Lakeland Design Engineering Centre, which has brought engineering back to Kendal College. The Centre, designed in conjunction with local engineering firms including Gilbert Gilkes & Gordon Limited, features state of the art computer numerical control (CNC) machinery, including a 3D printer, which prints out solid models directly from CAD Drawings. The college is currently building a new, purpose-built engineering centre which will open in September 2014 and provide new courses in medical science, engineering and sustainable energy.