Accounting Foundation Certificate Level 2

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    Part Time

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    One Year

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    Boston and Spalding

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    September 2020


The Level 2 Accounting Foundation Certificate is taught over a number of units, which includes computerised accounts. The course is delivered by industry specialists who have either worked in or are currently working in practice.

What will I do?

The Level 2 Accounting Foundation Certificate is taught over five units which includes:

  • Basic Costing
  • Computerised Accounting
  • Working Effectively in Accounting and Finance
  • Processing Bookkeeping Transactions
  • Control Account, Journals and the Banking System

In addition to your course, you may also study either Functional Skills or GCSE English and Maths, dependent on your current GCSE grade.

The entry qualifications for the Level 2 Accounting Foundation Certificate are five GCSEs at grades 4 or above (Old GCSE grade C and above) including English and Maths (or equivalent), Accounting Award Level 1, and a good level of English and Maths and/or recent relevant work experience will be considered.

If you do not have the required English and Maths entry criteria, you may be required to complete a diagnostic test to ensure suitability for the course.

If however, you fall outside of any of these categories, individual cases will be considered.

The Accounting Foundation Certificate will take you one year to complete. You will attend College at either Boston or Spalding.

The Accounting Foundation Certificate is free, if you are under the age of 19 on 31 August of the year you start the course.

If you are aged 19+, this course will cost £898.
You will also need to register with the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) - which is currently £135.

Fee remission may apply depending on personal circumstances, please enquire with the Registry Department for further information on 01205 365701

Please note that all fees are subject to change.

The Accounting Foundation Certificate is assessed by computer based examinations. You will also be expected to undertake considerable private study.

Successful completion of the Accounting Foundation Certificate should enhance your job prospects in a huge range of business organisations and allows you to study further accounting qualifications such as the Level 3 Advanced Diploma and the Advanced Apprenticeship.

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If you live outside of the UK and would like to apply for this course, please complete the International Enquiry Form.

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