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AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting (Level 2)

AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting (Level 2)

Kickstart Your Accounting Career with an AAT qualification. If you’re interested in a career in Accounting, be sure to choose an award-winning professional training provider like e-Careers, to undertake your AAT Accounting training.


Prepare for an entry-level accounting job role and build up your knowledge of financial administration by studying an AAT qualification. We offer a wide range of industry recognised AAT courses, including this training course for AAT Level 2. You will learn essential skills such as double-entry bookkeeping, basic costing principles, costings, and how to use accounting software.

This AAT qualification for AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate, is a great entry point for anyone looking to move into a career in accounting. If you are looking to gain the knowledge and certificates required for more advanced accounting job roles, we suggest enrolling onto our AAT Foundation & Advanced in Accounting (Level 2 & 3).

We offer a comprehensive training package for AAT Level 2, which includes eLearning, study books, live online classes, official Sage certification and software, Xero certification, and responsive tutor support to provide you with additional help when you need it.

As one of the UK's largest AAT training providers, we have successfully trained 8,000+ AAT students and have some of the highest pass rates in the country.

Course Information

You will be required to:
Be at least 16 years old (or have the consent of a parent or guardian)
Have a solid understanding of the English language
Be comfortable with basic mathematics
Have access to a PC or Laptop (This course is both Mac and Windows compatible, however the Sage software is not compatible with Apple Mac’s, unless Boot Camp is installed)
While this qualification is delivered online, we also include the textbooks to assist you with your studies.

While it would be beneficial to have a basic understanding of Accounting, gained through previous study or office-based experience, anyone can enrol on the AAT Accounting Level 2 training course.

In these competitive times, having an AAT certificate and accreditation on your CV can help increase your confidence and give you a competitive advantage in the job market. Knowing you have studied both the theory and the practical elements of accounting, goes a long way in helping you feel prepared and empowered.

Employers value AAT qualifications and large organisations, such as KPMG train their staff with AAT, as it shows they can apply their studies into real-world scenarios.

Typical job roles include:

Accounts Administrator - £23,000
Payroll Administrator - £23,000
Purchase/Sales Ledger Clerk - £23,000
Accounts Payable Clerk - £24,000
(Source: Payscale)

Additional pathways include progressing onto our AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting Level 3. With this qualification, you can apply for more senior accounting jobs, and gain AATQB status, making you a qualified Bookkeeper. You will be able to use the initials AATQB after your name and have the ability to legally run your own Bookkeeping business.

Our AAT Level 2 Certificate & Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting package will save you over money compared to ordering the courses separately.

AAT Salaries
Salaries for AAT certified professionals in the UK has risen this year. The average salary by job level has been outlined below:

Administrator - £20,000
Accounts/Finance Assistant - £21,000
Accounts/Finance Officer - £27,000
Team Leader/Supervisor - £28,000
Junior Manager - £31,000
Middle Manager - £36,000
Director/Senior Manager - £46,000
General Accounting Responsibilities & Salary
As an Accountant you will be responsible for many different areas of a company’s finances, including:

Preparing financial documents (bills and invoices).
Completing purchase orders.
Managing payroll.
Completing bank reconciliations, and more.
While salaries range by sector and job role, industry averages are between £20,000 and £24,000 a year at this level.

Delivery Method: Online, Books & Live Classes
Exams: Available Online or via a Test Centre
Tutor Support Included
Course Access: 12 months
Exceptional Pass Rates
AAT Membership available (additional cost)
Join a community of over 605,000
Includes additional Study Books
Includes Xero Training & Certificate
Includes Sage Training, Certificate & Software

Benefits of this training course
Best Price Guaranteed! - You won't find a like-for-like price cheaper, guaranteed!
Xero Training and Certificate included.
Sage Training, Certificate, and Software included (180 days).
Study Books - Additional study books are included with your eLearning training.
Interest-free payment options - We offer a range of payments options to help spread the cost.
Flexibility – This course is delivered online via our eLearning training platform, so you can study wherever and whenever suits you best.
AAT Membership available.
High pass rates – We're proud of our 91.2% pass rate. The national average pass rate for AAT Level 2 is 85.0%.
Authority – We are an industry-recognised and AAT approved training provider.
Live Online Sessions - Exam preparation sessions and live online classes to help students prepare to sit their exams confidently.
Tutor support included – Our experienced AAT tutors have over 20 years of experience.
A badge of excellence – AAT qualifications are internationally recognised and teach you a range of practical, real-world accounting skills.
Gain the skills employers want – Gain practical industry focused qualifications, helping you take on the right roles for your skill set.
Boost your earning potential – Your certifications will boost your earning potential and help you move into more senior job roles.
Confidence – Gain confidence as you train through your AAT course via our online platform.
TOTUM PRO Card – This course is eligible for a TOTUM PRO Card.

Benefits of our Online Training Platform
Your interactive training will include a series of videos and reading materials to keep you engaged and motivated to complete the course.
This course was written and developed by our team of experts, including AAT professionals who train at a college level, bringing classroom quality training to your online course.
Progressive tests throughout your training to ensure you have understood the subject materials.
Practice assessments to test your overall knowledge.
A study plan is included to help you focus and stay on track.
We update our course materials when required to ensure our students always get the most updated version of our course.
Email notifications if you don't log in to help push you along where needed.
Contact us today to enrol on this AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting (Level 2) training course and kick-start your career in Accounting!

Course Specifications

Find a wide range of accounting-related courses on our learning platform including Basic Accounting and Bookkeeping. 

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Adult education is the non-credential activity of gaining skills and improved education. 

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Online education is electronically supported learning that relies on the Internet for teacher/student interaction. 

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AAT qualifications and courses are associated with The Association of Accounting Technicians. 

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Course duration is from 4 to 6 months.

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