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Accounting - Level 2 Apprenticeship AAT Certificate at Vision West Nottinghamshire College

Course description

During the course you will study:

  • Preparing and recording financial documentation
  • Maintaining and reconciling the cash book
  • Maintaining petty cash records
  • Processing business transactions and extracting a trial balance
  • Maintaining the journal and controlling accounts
  • Providing basic cost and revenue information
  • Computerised accounting
  • Working effectively in accounting and finance, covering communication skills, understanding of your role and function, managing self and team working.

Course content

The AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting and functional skills Level 2 in maths and English.

Entry requirements

You should already be employed in an accountancy environment.

You will need a good educational background, preferably GCSE grade A to C in English and maths.


You will be assessed by project and computer based formal tests.

Underpinning knowledge will also be delivered on day release.

Future opportunities

Upon completion you can expect to enhance your prospects in the following job roles: accounts assistant, accounts clerk, cashier, credit control clerk, data input clerk, finance assistant, purchase ledger clerk or sales ledger clerk.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Vision West Nottinghamshire College directly.

Last updated date: 13 December 2016

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    • Our main campus at Derby Road has seen big changes as part of a £40 million redevelopment across the college. Home to our largest cohort of students, the campus is made up of dedicated study zones for curriculum areas; equipped with the latest facilities and state-of-the-art technology which ensures our students become work-ready.

      The campus is also home to our commercial venues, Butterflies Day Nursery, a 150-seat theatre, fine dining restaurant and hair and beauty salon and spa; giving students the opportunity to gain the practical skills needed for employment.

      Vision University Centre, which offers university-level education to the people of Mansfield and Ashfield is also based here.