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Accounting AAT Level 2 Certificate (Fast-Track)

If you are new to accounting this course will provide you with an excellent start to the subject. You will learn the basic accounting principles, experience accounting software and gain insight into accounting business environments.


Entry requirements

You do not need any qualifications to start but you must have a good standard of literacy and numeracy.

Course content

During the course you will cover topics including:

  • Basic Account 1 and 2
  • Work effectively in Accounting and Finance
  • Basic Costing
  • Computerised Accounts

Assessment methods

You will be assessed by a skills test and end of year exam board assessment.

Further study and career options

Accounting Technicians are skilled staff employees in jobs ranging from Clerks to Accounts Department Managers. They are increasingly required in Industry and Commerce, so if you have good AAT qualifications at any level your prospects will be extremely good. On successful completion you can progress onto our Level 3 Diploma in Accounting.

Additional information

These professional examinations require a high standard of preparation and considerable commitment if success is to be achieved. In addition to the course fees, you will also be required to purchase set books (around £175) and register with the AAT (£129 in 2016).

Course information & how to book

This course runs on multiple occasions. Choose the date most appropriate for you.

To apply online, select the 'Apply' button below. You will need to register an account and then you can follow the instructions on screen.

LengthStart DateDay(s)Time(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
23 week(s) 19/09/2016 Mon 9.00 am - 4.30 pm Aged 16-18: Free if not in full-time education / Aged 19+: £633 Cauldwell Street E2275 Course in progress
23 week(s) 06/01/2017 Fri 9.00 am - 4.30 pm Aged 16-18: Free if not in full-time education / Aged 19+: £633 Cauldwell Street E2275S2 Course in progress

Part-time course already started?

Our upcoming 2017-18 Part-time Course Guide will be out in May.
You can request a copy via the form below...

Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, problems with English and Maths, are deaf or hearing impaired, or missing the essential skills needed to complete your course, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.  Find out more.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support
At Bedford College, we are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.  Find out more.

We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 for more information.

Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.
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