Processing business transactions, financial documents and payments
Processing ledger transactions and preparing an initial trial balance
Maintenance and reconciliation of a cash book
The UK banking system
Petty cash transactions
Maintaining control over debtors and creditors
Non-standard bookkeeping transactions and double-entry bookkeeping records
Successfully complete this course and you will achieve the AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping qualification.
To help you succeed with your studies, you will receive:
Study and revision guides
Tutor marked assignments with constructive feedback
Support from experienced tutors
Access to our dedicated Student Support team
Unlimited access to an online student zone
CV advice and an introduction to an accounting recruitment consultant
Eligibility to receive an NUS Extra card
Throughout your studies, you will be able to ask questions, receive feedback and further develop your skills by contacting our experienced tutors by phone, email or Skype.
Our course is open to anyone within the UK. You do not need previous qualifications or experience.
Many students are able to complete this course in approx. 3 months1 .
1 Timescales are approximate and depend upon application and motivation.
You will receive your first course materials when you enrol so you can start straight away*. You then have the freedom to study when and where you wish, with support available from our experienced tutors.
Assessments are held across the UK.
* You will need to register directly with AAT for student membership.
To successfully complete the course you will need to pass two computer based assessments.
Assessments are held at venues throughout the UK, at selected times. Our tutors can recommend when you are ready*.
* Click for AAT and assessment centre requirements and fees.
Successfully complete this course and you will:
Be able to build a rewarding and critical career as a professional bookkeeper.
Join the finance department of a company or start your own firm showing bookkeeping expertise in your new role.