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AAT Levels 2 & 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping

If you’re looking to gain a comprehensive understanding of Bookkeeping and work towards a career as a qualified Bookkeeper, our AAT Levels 2 & 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping package is the perfect way to achieve your career goals.

Our Bookkeeping training package includes the AAT Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping and the AAT Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping training courses, so you can gain the knowledge, skills, and techniques required for a career as a professional Bookkeeper.

To help you succeed throughout your training with us, we have also included many additional resources, including tutor support, weekly live classes, exam prep sessions, and digital resources (workbooks, mock exams, and Pocket Notes). Your tutor will also run additional training study sessions covering the unit topics you need to pass your exams, including Bookkeeping, Principles of Bookkeeping Controls, Financial Accounting: Preparing Financial Statements, and Tax Processes for Businesses. 

Once you have completed your training and exams, you can apply to become a Licensed Bookkeeper earning AATQB status, showing others you are both qualified and accredited, and you can start your own business as a self-employed Bookkeeper, and submit the final balance for other businesses. You will also be able to use the designatory letters AATQB after your name.

As one of the UK's largest AAT training providers, we have successfully trained 8,000+ AAT students and have some of the highest pass rates in the country.

We are incredibly?honoured?to be shortlisted for PQ Magazine’s ‘Accounting Online College of the Year Award 2022’ and the?‘AAT Distance Learning Training Provider of the Year award?2020', as well as 'AAT Tutor/Mentor of the Year Award 2022'.

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  • Course Access: 24 months
  • Join a community of over 615,000
  • Tutor support & fast response time from our experts
  • Delivery Method: Online, Study Books, & Live Sessions
  • Assessments: Available at your local test centre
  • Includes digital workbooks, mock exams & Pocket Notes
  • AAT Subscription available (additional cost)
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Key features
  • Course Access: 24 months
  • Join a community of over 615,000
  • Tutor support & fast response time from our experts
  • Delivery Method: Online, Study Books, & Live Sessions
  • Assessments: Available at your local test centre
  • Includes digital workbooks, mock exams & Pocket Notes
  • AAT Subscription available (additional cost)
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Why study the AAT Level 2 and AAT Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping package with e-Careers?

Considering a career as a Bookkeeper? Be sure to choose an award-winning professional training provider like e-Careers, to undertake your AAT Bookkeeping training with!

We have developed an expert team over the last 10 years, and in that time, we have trained over 605,000 delegates globally, which has helped offer the highest quality training solutions for our delegates.

We're proud of our excellent rating on Trustpilot, with over 12,000 reviews from our past students.

Benefits of this training course 

  • Best Price Guaranteed! - You won't find a like-for-like price cheaper, guaranteed!
  • Flexibility – This course is delivered online via our interactive eLearning training platform, where you will have access to animation videos, knowledge checks, assignments, and more, letting you study wherever and whenever suits you best.
  • Live Online Sessions - Exam preparation sessions and live online classes to help students prepare to sit their exams confidently, recorded, and available to watch back on your online hub.
  • Study Books - We include study books with your eLearning training.
  • Digital resources – Your online portal contains all the additional help and study support you need including Kaplan study books (PDF); Kaplan workbooks (PDF); mock exams; question banks as well as PDF Kaplan Pocket Notes (flash cards) and PowerPoint slides so you can study no matter where you are.
  • Tutor support included – Our experienced AAT tutors have over 20 years of experience.
  • Sage Business Cloud Training, Certificate, and Software included (90 days) – We offer this training with a certificate included, allowing you to demonstrate Sage proficiency to employers.
  • Interest-free payment options - We offer a range of payments options to help spread the cost.
  • Authority – We are an industry-recognised and AAT approved training provider.
  • A badge of excellence – AAT is recognised by employers both nationally and internationally and teach you a range of practical, real-world accounting skills that can be applied in UK businesses. 
  • Created by industry experts - This course was written and developed by our team of experts, including AAT professionals who teach in college, bringing classroom quality training to your online course.
  • Gain the skills employers want – Gain practical industry focused qualifications, helping you take on the right roles for your skill set.
  • Boost your earning potential – Your certifications will begin your journey to opening career paths to more senior job roles, helping you maximise your earning potential.
  • Confidence – Gain confidence as you train through your AAT course via our online platform. 
  • AAT Subscription available.
  • TOTUM PRO Card – This course is eligible for a TOTUM PRO Card.

Benefits of our NEW Online Training Platform

We've developed a new learning platform that makes it simple to access everything you need for your studies in one easy-to-use portal. Your online hub is packed full of useful resources, including printable revision cards (to study while on the move), all past recorded live sessions, practice papers, study materials, tutor access, FAQ’s – and the list goes on!

  • Stay motivated and learn when it suits you and your lifestyle with access to resources 24/7
  • All the help, support, and guidance in one place including tutor support, FAQ’s, and customer service contact details
  • Online learning includes videos and interactive animations bringing the subject to life
  • Includes videos throughout your learning from your tutor guiding you on how to work through the course and keep you on track and focussed on how to achieve exam success
  • Mobile friendly platform and content that works across all devices (PC, Macs, mobiles, and tablets)
  • Assignments so that you can put into practice what you’ve learned and test your knowledge
  • Unrivalled additional study support – Digital versions of your Kaplan books (including study text, workbooks, and flash cards), question banks, multiple practice papers so you don’t need to buy additional materials to get through your study.
  • Notifications when new resources are added to your portal
  • Engage with your peers and join our community of students – chat, support each other and set up study groups
  • Personalised study plan to help keep you on track

Contact us today to enrol on this AAT Level 2 and Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping training course and kick-start your accounting career!

 

Is the AAT Level 2 and AAT Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping package suitable for me?

If you’re new to Bookkeeping or have minimal knowledge and experience in this sector, this training package will be your best option to gain the fundamental skills and knowledge, and learn more advanced Bookkeeping practices, opening the doors to more senior job roles.

This course would benefit those:

  • Considering becoming an independent Bookkeeper.
  • Wanting to be a vital part of an accounts or finance team.
  • Looking to become an accredited, highly skilled Bookkeeper.
  • Who are self-employed and looking to do their own bookkeeping.

What jobs can I apply for after my AAT Bookkeeping training?

The AAT Level 2 and Level 3 Bookkeeping qualifications package is the ideal solution to educate yourself to a high standard and become a qualified Bookkeeper. Once you’ve successfully passed the AAT Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping, you will be eligible for AAT Bookkeepers status.

The knowledge gained through these two AAT training courses will help you work towards a promotion, embark on a new career, or start your own businesses and carry out your own Bookkeeping.

The skills developed throughout this course can help you move into the following Bookkeeping careers:

  • Bookkeeper - £27k
  • Senior Bookkeeper - £31k
  • Ledger Manager - £32k
  • Accounts Manager - £33k

(Source: Payscale)

What can I expect from a career in Bookkeeping?

As a Bookkeeper, you’ll be responsible for a few different areas of the business, including:

  • Recording transactions (income and outgoings).
  • Processing payments.
  • Conducting daily banking activities.
  • Producing various financial reports.
  • Reconciling reports to third-party records such as bank statements.

AAT Level 2 & AAT Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping Syllabus

AAT Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping Syllabus

  • Unit 1 - Introduction to Bookkeeping
  • Unit 2 - Principles of Bookkeeping Controls
    • Sage Business Cloud

AAT Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping Syllabus

  • Unit 1 – Financial Accounting: Preparing Financial Statements
  • Unit 2 – Tax Processes for Businesses

AAT Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping Syllabus

The AAT Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping delivers the skills and knowledge to manage books effectively. This course will help you work towards a career in Bookkeeping, or to work towards becoming an independent Bookkeeper.

Unit 1 - Introduction to Bookkeeping

  • Understand how to set up bookkeeping systems
  • Process customer transactions
  • Process supplier transactions
  • Process receipts and payments
  • Process transactions into the ledger accounts

Unit 2 - Principles of Bookkeeping Controls

  • Use control accounts
  • Reconcile a bank statement with the cash book
  • Use the journal
  • Produce trial balances
  • Sage Business Cloud

AAT Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping Syllabus

Unit 1 – Financial Accounting: Preparing Financial Statements

  • Understand the accounting principles underlying final accounts preparation
  • Understand the principles of advanced double-entry bookkeeping
  • Implement procedures for the acquisition and disposal of non-current assets
  • Prepare and record depreciation calculations
  • Record period end adjustments
  • Produce and extend the trial balance
  • Produce financial statements for sole traders and partnerships
  • Interpret financial statements using profitability ratios
  • Prepare accounting records from incomplete information

Unit 2 – Tax Processes for Businesses

  • Understand legislation requirements relating to VAT
  • Calculate VAT
  • Review and verify VAT returns
  • Understand principles of payroll
  • Report information within the organisation

AAT Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping Assessments

Unit 1 - Introduction to Bookkeeping Assessment

  • Assessment Method: Computer based assessment
  • Duration: 90 minutes

Unit 2 - Principles of Bookkeeping Controls Assessment

  • Assessment Method: Computer based assessment
  • Duration: 90 minutes

AAT Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping Assessments

Unit 1 - Financial Accounting: Preparing Financial Statements

  • Assessment Method: Computer based assessment
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Unit 2 - Tax Processes for Businesses

  • Assessment Method: Computer based assessment
  • Duration: 90 minutes

What is the TOTUM PRO Card and where can you use it?

This course is eligible for a TOTUM PRO Card, which offers discounts in a wide range of shops and websites, helping you get money off food, holidays and flights, clothes, make-up gym memberships and much more. TOTUM PRO card is aimed at professional learners, giving you access to exclusive discounts. Explore the full list of offers.

 

 

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