Certificate in Bookkeeping with AAT

Programme Outline

This will also be a useful qualification to gain if you’re a business owner wanting to confidently maintain and manage your business finances.
No matter your reasons for studying this qualification, you can be confident you’ll gain a level of knowledge that can apply in any business setting.

This programme can lead to a number of careers in accountancy, such as Bookkeeper, Accounts Assistant, or Finance Assistant. If you’re keen to plot a definitive path for promotion, you could work towards roles such as a freelance bookkeeper and continue your studies to gain an AAT Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping qualification.

Every business needs people with a strong grasp of figures, but these days to be in demand you also need to have the technical know-how to be able to input and report financial information using the latest software. Whether you’ve already got basic skills or are venturing into the world of finance for the first time, this qualification could be the catalyst to truly launch your career in bookkeeping.

This robust programme Pitman Training’s renowned practical approach to learning with industry leading knowledge from AAT, the professional awarding body for bookkeeping. * Level 2 is the equivalent of Level 4 in Ireland and Level 5 in Scotland.

Climb the Career Ladder
This is an excellent programme for those who wish to gain the skillset required to work in the financial industry. You’ll study a range of courses, including manual and computerised bookkeeping using Sage. Not only will you gain the essential knowledge and understanding of basic accounting procedures, on successful completion you will be able to present your bookkeeping qualification to potential employers and
be confident in the knowledge that you’ve put yourself in the best possible position to climb the bookkeeping career ladder.

Certificate in Bookkeeping with AAT

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Course Info

Duration 90 hours flexi study or 4 weeks full-time (Full-time based on approx 20-30 hours a week)
Training Type Certificates
Study Type In centre, Online

Awards & Qualifications

Awarded 90 CPD points upon successful completion

Is this course right for me?

This is an essential Level 2* qualification for anyone starting out on their financial career path looking for junior/entry-level positions, such as Bookkeeper, Accounts Assistant, and Purchase Ledger Clerk.

Awarded 90 CPD points upon successful completion
Duration 90 hours flexi study or 4 weeks full-time (Full-time based on approx 20-30 hours a week)

Course Content

Core Courses

Bookkeeping Transactions and Controls Part 1
In this course, you will learn the processes and procedures involved in manual bookkeeping. You will cover the double-entry system, the basics of VAT, checking invoices for accuracy, day books, general ledger, purchase and sales ledger, prompt payment discount, petty cash books, balancing ledger accounts, and more.

Bookkeeping Transactions and Controls Part 2
This course is ideal for those who wish to work as a Bookkeeper or Accounts Assistant. This intermediate bookkeeping course is suited to those who wish to further develop their bookkeeping skills and want to learn the correct methods and techniques to be able to
confidently manage the financial records for businesses.

Sage 50 Accounts
Convert your manual bookkeeping skills to computerised accounts using this most popular software.

Course Overview

Aims and Objectives
Packed full of practical training, the Certificate in Bookkeeping with AAT is your blueprint for building a successful career.

Career Path
This programme is ideal if you’re looking for a career in finance, working as an Accounts Assistant or Bookkeeper. From here, you could progress to undertake the AAT Level 3 qualification, which could lead to a career as a freelance bookkeeper and gain AATQB status (AAT qualified bookkeeper).

Pre-Requisites
There are no formal pre-requisites required.

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