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AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting

To have a firm grasp of basic bookkeeping is vital for any accountant and at AAT Level 2 you will explore the concepts of double entry bookkeeping to enable you to prepare basic accounts up to the Trial Balance stage.SAGE is one of the most well-known computerised accounting packages and on this course you will learn how to set up a company using SAGE and process simple transactions.

To apply for the course or for further information please contact Lisa Franks (Centre Manager) via email at Lisa.Franks@fmbusinessschool.com or by phone on 07876 196040

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What topics are covered?

Topics covered include:

  • Processing bookkeeping transactions
  • Bookkeeping control accounts, journals and the banking system
  • Elements of Costing
  • Working effectively in Accounting and Finance (Synoptic assessment)
  • Computerised Accounting – on SAGE

Who is the course aimed at?

This course is aimed at those seeking professional development in accountancy and finance.

What qualifications will I gain?

You will gain a Level 2 Accounting Foundation Certificate.

Who is the awarding body?

AAT - Association of Accounting Technicians

How will I learn?

You will learn through lectures and seminars.

What hours will I be in college?

Applicants can choose from:

  • 2 days midweek – 4 months
  • 1 evening per week – 7 months
  • Evening programme – 10 months


With daytime and evening programmes on offer there really is something to suit everyone. Monthly joining points are available.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed via examination.

What can I do after this course?

You can progress on to Level 3 ACCA

How much does this course cost?

Fully funded
Full Cost Fee (Non-Funded)

What organisations does the College work with on this course?

Bath College are running this course in partnership with Finance & Management Business School.


What else do I need to know?

To avoid disappointment, please make sure you apply for your chosen course early. Decisions regarding running or cancelling a course are made one week prior to the start of the course. If a course is cancelled, you will be informed and your course fees refunded in full. Please see Terms and Conditions of Enrolment.

The course will not run on bank holidays or during half term. Please check here for term dates.

Where can I find out more information?

Please contact our Student Advice Centre by phone on 01225 312 191 or email info@bathcollege.ac.uk for more information.

How do I apply?

Potential applicants may register their interest using the form below:


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