An ideal programme that provides practical, professional training for those wishing to pursue a career in accounting and finance. From accounts clerks to financial controllers, the AAT programme is applicable in all industries and employment sectors. There are no formal academic requirements, although you will need to be numerate and possess a good standard of written English. This programme is delivered over one year on a two-evenings-per-week basis.
AAT Level 1 is designed to give learners a gentle introduction to the world of accountancy and consists of four modules including Accounting in a Professional environment, Creating Business Documents, Essential Accounting procedures and Mathematics for Accounting.
AAT Level 2 covers the day-to-day elements of accounting including the principles of double-entry bookkeeping, business documents and the recording of day-to-day transactions up to trial balance level. Elements of Costing will provide an introduction to Cost and Management Accounting. Working Effectively in Accounts and Finance looks at some of the administrative aspects of working in an accounts or office environment including scheduling/prioritisation of work, teamwork and office communication.
Delivered over two evenings per week, this is a continuation from the Level 2 programme and offers more insight into accounting & financial procedures, covering areas such as reporting information to management, preparation of accounts from the trial balance & introduction to recording cost information. This programme is offered over one year on a two-evenings-per-week basis.