AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping

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As AAT’s Distance Learning Provider of the Year 2018, AVADO ensures the foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping will ensure you master the basics of bookkeeping giving you the skills and essential knowledge you need to manage books effectively. The course offers a solid introduction to manual double entry bookkeeping, providing a great starting point for anyone wishing to start a career in the accounting or bookkeeping industry. It also offers the opportunity to progress onto the AAT Accounting pathway.

Our online AAT courses enable you to fit your studies around existing commitments, including family life or running a business. Also, through AVADO’s pass guarantee, if you don’t pass your exams the first time, you will get access to the online campus and dedicated tutor support for a re-sit, for free.

We break down the AAT syllabus into small, manageable learning blocks because we know, from experience, that people learn best from taking small steps and consolidating their knowledge as they go along.

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Student quote

“My goal is to practice as a self-employed Bookkeeper, build up my own client base and live life to the full!” – Richard Cook

The AAT Level 2 Intermediate Certificate in Bookkeeping (QCF: 600/6909/0)

Who is it for

This qualification is suitable for those starting their bookkeeping studies with no previous experience or those already working in finance, returning to work after a break or wishing to change career.


This AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping (Level 2) course offers a solid introduction to manual double entry bookkeeping, including associated documents and processes, up to Trial Balance standard. This makes it a great starting point for anyone wishing to start a career in the accounting or bookkeeping industry.

The qualification will be enable you to become a fully qualified Bookkeeper or provide a great career in finance, business management or payroll and Taxes.

This course is accredited by the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT), the leading body for the accounting sector in the UK and this qualification is also recognised internationally.

Course syllabus:

The AAT Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping Foundation consists of two separate units:

  1. Bookkeeping Transactions
  2. Bookkeeping Control

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**Book your AAT Accounting or Bookkeeping Qualification and spread the cost over 12 monthly payments, interest-free. 18 and 24 month interest-free terms are also available on some qualifications. Representative example for AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting: Loan £875.50 over 12 months with 12 monthly payments of £72.96. The total amount repayable will be £945 which includes a deposit of £69.50. Click here for more representative examples and for full terms and conditions.


To enrol on our Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping course, we recommend that you have:

  • a GCSE qualification in English and Mathematics 
  • a keen interest in Bookkeeping 
  • a solid grasp of the English language. IELTS 5.5 or equivalent is required if English is not your first language
Career Path

Upon completion of the course you will have gained the knowledge and skills to become a fully–qualified Bookkeeper, Senior Ledger Clerk, or Accounts Manager.

But your career opportunities don’t need to end here – progressing to the AAT Level 3 Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping will enable you to then progress onto the full AAT qualification. Upon completion, you will be a fully qualified AAT member which will really extend your job prospects and earning potential.

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