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AAT Level 2 Foundation Award in Accounting Software

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What is the Foundation Award in Accounting Software course?

This course will enable you to use a computerised system to enter accounting transactions, perform a reconciliation, correct errors and produce a range of reports. You will also be able to maintain the security of accounting information using passwords and backup routines.

Students must have completed a level 2 bookkeeping qualification or be competent in double entry bookkeeping.

Teaching and learning

The course will include classroom tuition combined with practical exercises using Sage software.

Assessment details

Computer based formal assessments.


AAT level 2 Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping

AAT level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting


Course topics

Units include:

  • Set up accounting software
  • Process sales and purchases transactions
  • Process bank and cash transactions
  • Perform period end routine tasks
  • Produce reports

Costs included

Tuition fee £160

Assessment fee £40

Extra costs

AAT admission fee £41 (if you have already paid for the current year, there is no charge)

Course textbooks £29

Calculator, writing materials and notebook/A4 file.


Unless your tutor informs you otherwise, classes will not be held on college closure days. Details regarding these dates can be found in the Adult Student Handbook or on the general information page 

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