facebook-circle  linkedin-circle  twitter-circle

For enquiries, enrolment & free demo:
Email
enquiries@learnac.co.uk or call on 01 908 904 911.

We are proud to have been nominated for AAT's "BEST NEW TRAINING PROVIDER" & "BEST USE OF E-LEARNING" awards in 2016.

AAT Progression

Apply Online

The AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping course introduces you to the basic principles and skills of bookkeeping (see details ), and prepares you to progress to the AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting or AAT Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping qualification. No previous accounting experience/qualifications required to enrol for this course.

This course is an ideal starting point if you are seeking a career in bookkeeping or accounting, or are looking to sharpen your bookkeeping skills for your business.

You can start this course immediately (learn at your own pace and convenience with full tutor support from us), or you can register for our upcoming (September 2018) live online tutor-led classes. See below for fees and other details.

This course is fully accredited by the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT). Overseas learners are welcome. AAT’s qualifications are recognised internationally by employers and other professional accounting bodies such as ACCA, ICAEW, CIMA, etc.

Our other AAT Foundation courses:
Foundation Certificate in Accounting from £592
Foundation Award in Accounting Software from £190

How much does it cost?

We offer two study options: Distance Learning and Live Online Learning (see details ).

Fees: £298. Fees include study material (around six books & one study folder; see details ), but does not include AAT membership fees and AAT assessment fees (see details ). Interest free payment plan available.

For details and a full cost breakdown please request our AAT Course Specifications booklet via email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) or WhatsApp (07460 105 190).

If you choose to study via Distance Learning the fees also include 6 months of full tutor support via email and phone. Enrol and start anytime. Complete our Online Application Form or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to get started.

If you choose Live Online Learning the fees also include access to live online weekly lectures. Apply for our next September 2018 batch (see details ). Complete our Online Application Form or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

14 days "No Quibbles, Money Back" assurance (see details ).


What will you learn?

This course is an ideal starting point if you want to pick up the bookkeeping skills without having to do the full Foundation Certificate in Accounting qualification. It would also be ideal for you if you are self-employed/running a business and want to learn how to record and process your business transactions.

After completion, you will be able to process cash and bank transactions; process sales and purchases; maintain sales and purchase ledger accounts and manage receivables and payables.

You will also be able to do reconciliations (bank, suppliers etc.) and prepare your trial balance. Finally, you will learn to process basic journal entries (also called double entries) and correct errors.

The course is made up of two units (each examinable by a two hour computer-based exam):
1 – Bookkeeping transactions
2 – Bookkeeping controls

Apply Online


Syllabus

1 – Bookkeeping transactions
• Understand financial transactions within a bookkeeping system
• Process customer transactions
• Process supplier transactions
• Process receipts and payments
• Process transactions through the ledgers to the trial balance

2 – Bookkeeping controls
• Understand payment methods
• Understand controls in a bookkeeping system
• Use control accounts
• Use the journal
• Reconcile a bank statement with the cash book

Apply Online


How will you be assessed?

You will be assessed through computer based assessments which can be taken at any AAT assessment venue. There are various assessment venues and centres available for AAT computer- based exams all over the UK. Assessment fees are payable directly to the assessment venue.

You also have the option to do your exams at our exams centre in Milton Keynes for a discounted fee of £54 per exam.

There are two computer based assessments which can be taken any time at an AAT approved assessment venue.
There are various assessment venues and centres available for AAT computer- based exams all over the UK.


What are the study options?

We at Learning Academy offer two study options for the AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping course.

You can study at your own pace and convenience with full tutor support through our distance learning course, also known as “home study”, “self-study” or “correspondence” course. We provide you with all the study material you will need to prepare for your exams.

 Learn more about our Distance Learning courses.

You can also join our live online tutor-led classes which allow you to learn in a classroom environment from the comfort of your home. Our next online batch starts in September 2018. 

 Learn more about our interactive Online Classroom

Apply Online


What resources do we provide?

We will provide you with text books, work books, question banks and lecturer’s notes when you enrol. In addition, your tutor may also send you some activities (for practice and revision) via email from time to time.


What are the entry requirements?

This is an open qualification and there are no formal qualifications required.

However, you need to have good literacy and numeracy skills. This requirement can be supported in many ways, including:

• Your recent GCSE English and Maths grades.
• Any other relevant qualification completed in the UK that can support the levels of literacy and numeracy required.
• Your relevant work experience (including voluntary work) that can support the levels of literacy and numeracy required.
• A set of short numeracy and literacy tests designed by professional agencies that can be taken at our request (at no charge to you).

If you join the LIVE online course you need to have good IT skills to be able to participate and study. We will invite you for a demo session where you will be able to find out for yourself whether you will be comfortable using this new and unique way of learning. You also need to have good IT equipment (a desktop or a laptop) with high speed broadband connectivity.


What is the progression path?

You can progress to AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting. You can also top up your skills with a course in Computerised Accounting (using Sage or other suitable software). Please check with us for the options available.
As for your career progression, you can look forward to being employed as an accounts assistant in an accounts/finance department. You can also work in roles such as bookkeeper, ledger assistant, sales ledger clerk, accounts payable clerk, petty cashier, payroll assistant etc. You can continue your further studies while working to achieve a good balance of work experience with academic studies.

Disclaimer

The syllabus for this qualification has been based on the information published by the AAT. For a detailed syllabus and guidance for this qualification please refer to the information available on AAT's website: https://www.aat.org.uk/prod/s3fs-public/assets/AAT_Foundation_Certificate_in_Bookkeeping_L2_Qual_Spec_Final.pdf We have tried to summarise the information available but cannot be held responsible for any omissions or inconsistencies.

Updated: June 2017.

FREE Live Demo

We are confident that once you experience our interactive Online Classroom, you will love the convenience and benefits it offers.

That is why we offer a FREE, no obligation, Live Demo session of our Online Classroom.

To sign up for one, send us an email at enquiries@learnac.co.uk or fill in the form on the Contact Us page.

Training Provider & Exam Centre

We'd love to hear from you

If you have any questions about our delivery method, our Online Classroom, or how AAT can benefit your career or business, please feel free to get in touch with us.

Email us, call us or tweet us. We're here to help.

Drop us a line at:
enquiries@learnac.co.uk

Or leave a message:
 01 908 904 911

@LearnAca
Learning Academy LinkedIn Page
Learning Academy Facebook Page

Find us on:  
Hotcourses
Floodlight
b2blistings