AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping

£375.00 £280.00

Study method
Online, self-paced with Hard Copy Study Books also provided
6 months
AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping – Level 2
Payment options
Choose your payment plan.
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) not included in price, and must be purchased separately
Tutor is available to students


Do you want to become a bookkeeper and work in any business sector you like? No experience but eager to learn? Well then this is the qualification for you.

You do not need qualifications or experience to start an AAT Level 2 bookkeeping course but it is recommended you have a good standard of English literacy and basic maths skills.

At the end of the course, you will receive a standalone certificate in bookkeeping.


AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping - Level 2

Awarded by Association of Accounting Technicians

AAT Qualifications are recognised by employers as practical and technical qualifications that prepare students for the world of work and for working specifically in accountancy and finance roles.


There are 2 units in this course. All units are assessed by Computer-Based Assessments (CBA). The CBAs are flexible and can be taken at any time. The two units are:

  1. Bookkeeping Transactions
  2. Bookkeeping Controls

What will you study in AAT Level 2 Bookkeeping

  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
  1. 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


By the end of this AAT Level 2 bookkeeping course you will be able to:

  • Confidently process daily business transactions in a manual bookkeeping system and produce a trial balance
  • Understand the traditional double-entry bookkeeping system which underpins all accounting processes around the world

Prices from Paragon Training cover the cost of your course. There are small additional fees to the institute needed when you want to sit you exam.

Who is this course for?

Those who are keen to learn bookkeeping principles.


Good standard of English literacy and basic maths skills.

Career path

With the Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping (Level 3), you can become a qualified bookkeeper.