Business and Management

AAT: Bookkeeping Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) Level 2 Full-Time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

The start date for this course is to be confirmed. This course runs for one year.

Entry requirements

Five GCSEs at grade 4 or above including English and Maths.

You will achieve

You will achieve: Bookkeeping Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) Foundation Certificate Level 2.

You will also study for Computerised Accounting Foundation Award Level 2

Course overview

This course is the ideal starting point for anyone interested in started a career in accountancy or finance. The course will help you to develop a strong foundation of the knowledge and skills  required to work in the profession or to go on to study higher level bookkeeping or accounting qualifications.

Course content

You will study the following modules:

  • Bookkeeping transactions and controls
  • Working effectively in finance

You will also study a Level 2 Foundation Award in Computerised Accounting qualification. Ambitious students will have the opportunity to further develop their Maths skills by undertaking a Core Maths qualification alongside the main study programme. This will be discussed on an individual basis.

Information will be provided at your interview.

Information will be provided at your interview.

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
S70 2AX

You can continue your studies and progress to study Bookkeeping Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) Advanced Certificate Level 3.

How much does the course cost?

16 – 18 year olds

Full-time Barnsley College students aged 16-18 years old do not have to pay tuition fees.

19+ Students

Aged 19 or over and thinking about further education?

You may be eligible for free or reduced course fees . Please refer to our page ‘paying for your course.’

Extra information

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email

Barnsley College has a range of sports opportunities for all students to take part in, gain professional training and compete nationally and internationally. We also have a state-of-the-art fitness village, Honeywell Sports Village where students can make use of our fitness suite, spinning studio and classes for competitive rates. You don’t have to be studying sport to get involved in the Sports Academy.

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.

Having good English and Maths qualifications are important for most careers and we want to give you the help you need to succeed.

If you are aged 16 – 19 and don’t already have a grade C/4 or above in GCSE English and Maths they will automatically be included in your study programme. If you want to work towards higher grades in English and Maths we can help you do that too.

Need a higher level Maths qualification? We offer a Level 3 Mathematical Studies (Core Maths).

This can be added to your study programme.

If you need any further information, please contact our friendly Information Team.

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

AAT: Bookkeeping Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) Level 2 Full-Time

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