AAT Level 2 Foundation Award in Accounting Software

Assignments for the Level 2 AAT Foundation Award in Accounting Software course are completed online via the Internet and full tutor feedback is provided by email. This is to enable students to develop the skills needed to complete computer-based examinations and for this, you will require a computer with Internet access. You will receive instructions in your quick start guide along with login details to access each individual online assignment.

AAT Assessment

AAT will assess your knowledge and understanding of the skills you’ve developed by a computer-based assessment. You can take the assessment as soon as you are fully prepared, please see here for more information: https://www.aat.org.uk/qualifications-and-courses/assessments

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Postage & Packaging (Saturday Delivery)£25
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Additional fees to remember
AAT registration fee£49
Assessment fee Please note this fee is a quote and will vary depending on the exam centre£60-£85

£199.00

Distance learning / Home study course – AAT Foundation Award in Accounting Software (Level 2)

All businesses must keep a record of their income and expenses and the records should be as detailed as possible. For some, the idea of spreadsheets, general journal books and ledger sheets is a time-consuming and ineffective method of bookkeeping.

For businesses Sage Computerised Accounting is essential and therefore employers will search for suitable employees with both manual and computerised bookkeeping skills.

Current and potential clients/employers like to know that their financial professionals have been fully trained. When you earn complete this course you have demonstrated that you have expertise and skills in Sage Accounts.

The AAT Foundation Award in Computerised Accounting course is designed for a wide range of students:

  • Small business owners needing control of their accounts
  • Employers wanting to train existing employees in how to be competent using the Sage Software
  • Freelance book-keepers and accountants looking to further their career

The AAT Foundation Award in Accounting Software is a short qualification with one unit. Developed as a stand-alone nationally recognised qualification, the AAT Foundation Award in Computerised Accounting is perfect for those who need to get to grips with computerised accounting software and enhance their current knowledge, allowing them to use such software in the work environment.

Foundation Award in Accounting Software learning outcomes
Enter accounting data at the beginning of an accounting period

  • Set up general ledger accounts, entering opening balances where appropriate
  • Set up customer accounts, entering opening balances where appropriate
  • Set up supplier accounts, entering opening balances where appropriate

Record customer transactions

  • Process sales invoices and credit notes, accounting for VAT
  • Allocate monies received from customers in partial or full payment of invoices and balances

Record supplier transactions

  • Process purchase invoices and credit notes, accounting for VAT
  • Allocate monies paid to suppliers in full or partial settlement of invoices and balances

Record and reconcile bank and cash transactions

  • Process receipts and payments for non-credit transactions
  • Process recurring receipts and payments
  • Process petty cash receipts and payments, accounting for VAT
  • Perform a periodic bank reconciliation

Be able to use journals to enter accounting transactions

  • Process journals for accounting transactions
  • Use the journal to correct errors

Produce reports

Produce these routine reports for customers and suppliers:

  • Daybooks
  • Account activity
  • Aged analysis
  • Statements or remittance advice notes

Produce these routine reports from the general ledger:

  • Trial balance
  • Audit trail
  • Account activity

Maintain the safety and security of data held in the computerised accounting system

  • Make a copy of accounting data using the backup function of the accounting software
  • Use a software password to protect accounting information

Upon successful completion of this course students are eligible to progress on to the accountancy courses which  can be found via the following links:

https://www.oxfordcollege.ac/?s=accounting&search_id=1&post_type=product

and

https://www.aat.org.uk/qualifications-and-courses