Accounts or Finance Assistant L2 Apprenticeship
The AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting is an ideal starting point for anyone wishing to pursue a career in accountancy or finance. The purpose of the AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting is to offer grounding in the core accounting knowledge and skills needed to progress either to employment or to further study.
Entry Requirements: Grades of C/ Grade 4 and above are required for this qualification. However, if you do not have the grades above you will be required to complete Functional Skills as part of the Apprenticeship.
The AAT Foundation Certificate in in Accounting develops accountancy skills in double-entry bookkeeping and basic costing, as well as an understanding of purchase, sales and general ledgers. Students will learn to use accounting software and to develop the professional skills and behaviours needed to contribute effectively in the workplace. Working in accountancy requires good communication skills, IT skills and an understanding of the business environment, all of which are covered by this qualification
It comprises five mandatory units:
- Bookkeeping Transactions
- Bookkeeping Controls
- Elements of Costing
- Using Computerised Accounting Software
- Working Effectively in Finance
Entry Requirements & Interview Process
Grades of C/ Grade 4 and above are required for this qualification. However, if you do not have the grades above you will be required to complete Functional Skills as part of the Apprenticeship.