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Foundation Certificate in Accounting Level 2

Practical Vs Theory


Course overview

This qual­i­fi­ca­tion will pre­pare you for junior and entry lev­el account­ing roles. It deliv­ers a sol­id foun­da­tion in finance admin­is­tra­tion – cov­er­ing areas such as dou­ble entry book­keep­ing to basic cost­ing prin­ci­ples and using account­ing soft­ware. You will learn finance, accoun­tan­cy, busi­ness and com­mu­ni­ca­tions skills.

This course is for you if:

  • If you work in accounts and would like a for­mal qualification
  • You would like to acquire new skills to help with a change in your career
  • You would like to go on to be an AAT mem­ber or study for char­tered status
  • All appli­cants will be screened for lit­er­a­cy and numer­a­cy skills, and should ide­al­ly have Eng­lish and Maths GCSE at grades C/4 or above or Lev­el 2 Func­tion­al Skills.

Tutor: Andy Harrison

Day: Fridays

Time: 9:3012:30

Dates: Roll on Roll off

No of Ses­sions: One Year – 42 sessions

Venue: Rut­land Adult Learn­ing, Oakham Enter­prise Park

For more infor­ma­tion, or to enrol please vis­it:‑2/


Entry Require­ments

Ide­al­ly you will have GCSE Eng­lish and maths at grades C/4 or above, lev­or Lev­el 2 Func­tion­al skills or at least work­ing at lev­el 2 on assess­ment. All appli­cants will be screened to assess their cur­rent lit­er­a­cy and numer­a­cy skills.

Fees, Finance & Funding

£1079 course fee plus £147 AAT Mem­ber­ship and £248 exam fees

Course Con­tent

The course will cover:

  • Ele­ments of Costing
  • Using Account­ing Software
  • Work effec­tive­ly in finance
  • Book­keep­ing transactions
  • Book­keep­ing Controls


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I’m now head­ing to Leeds Beck­ett Uni­ver­si­ty to study Pri­ma­ry Teach­ing as I’ve gained real expe­ri­ences through work place­ments and prac­ti­cal mod­ules to help me find the right career path.

Rhiannon Kersely



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