Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping


The AAT  Level 2 Foundation Certificate in bookkeeping is ideal if you are looking to start a career in accountancy or finance or want to formally recognise your skills.

How long will the qualification take?

This qualification will take around 12 weeks to complete.

We offer this as a one evening a week class with online additional training to be completed in your own time.

There are two examinations to be passed.

What you’ll learn?

This AAT qualification delivers the skills and essential knowledge to manage books effectively. It includes manual double entry bookkeeping, and associated documents and processes, up to Trial Balance standard.

  • Bookkeeping Transactions
  • Bookkeeping Controls

This qualification can be used as a fast track to the AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting.

Full qualification information

Job Roles

The Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping can lead to employment as:

  • Clerical Assistant
  • Trainee Bookkeeper
  • Accounts Clerk
  • Finance Assistant
  • Accounts Administrator

Cost and venue

We run the course throughout the year at our Watford Training Centre, 21 Station Road, Watford, WD17 1AP – close to Watford Junction Station which is just 20 minutes from Euston.

Cost of course £750 +VAT

Membership of AAT not included in the cost.

Next Course

Starts in September 6-9pm. Courses are on-going throughout the year - please contact to find out dates.

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