Are you interested in beginning a new career or progressing your current career with an accounting course? AAT Foundation Certificate in accounting is the first level of qualification for people with limited or no accounts knowledge. This training equips you for an entry-level role in an Accounting or Finance department. Moreover, this learning package also lays the groundwork for a promising future in the accounting profession. By the end of the course, you will have a greater understanding and skills of manual and computerised accounts and how to use them in a ‘real business world’ setting.
Why study AAT with LGCA?
Study anywhere, anytime on your laptop, phone or tablet through this fully online learning
• Award-winning learner management system (LMS)
• Immediate start
• Access to practice questions and mock assessments
• Topic focused learning modules, containing tutor-led bite-sized videos
• Engaging activities designed for effective online learning
• Integrated programme to guide you efficiently through the whole syllabus
We will support you every step of the way throughout your AAT learning experience with us. You can contact a tutor and get the help you need quickly and easily.
Provided by our Tutors Support team (our dedicated team of expert tutors):
• Live chat (instant response via online messenger system)
• Email (we’ll get back to you within 1 working day)
• Discussion forum (we’ll get back to you within 1 working day)
• Request a call back so you can speak to a tutor (we’ll arrange a call with you within 1 day).
To pass this level, you’ll be examined on five courses, of which one includes the synoptic assessment. This tests the knowledge you have gained throughout the level, covering multiple (but not all) units. All assessments are computer-based exams (CBE).
Course 1: Bookkeeping Transaction
This course introduces you to the double-entry bookkeeping system and the associated documents and processes. You will gain an understanding of financial transactions within a bookkeeping system as well as the processing of customer transactions, supplier transactions and receipts and payments.
Course 2: Bookkeeping Controls
This course will provide you with an understanding of payment methods, controls in a bookkeeping system and control accounts. You will also look at using the journal and how to reconcile a bank statement with the cash book.
Course 3: Elements of Costing
This course will provide you with an understanding of the cost recording system within an organisation, how to use cost recording techniques and provide information on actual and budgeted costs and income.
Course 4: Using Accounting Software
In this course you will work with learning resources that are provided by SAGE ONE and will receive a login to access these.
Course 5: Work Effectively in Finance
This course will present an introduction to the foundation synoptic assessment (FYSA) and will provide you with an understanding of the finance function within an organisation, using personal skills development in finance, and producing work effectively.
Additional synoptic assessment preparation
This is an additional bonus revision course to prepare you for the synoptic assessment. This additional course includes revision sections for the key topics in courses 1, 2 and 3.
AAT Registration & Annual Student Membership, AAT Exams and exam centre administration.
Registration and Access
Once you complete an online purchase you will receive confirmation of account activation. Please allow 48 hours to get access to all the modules and for your eLearning account to be set up.
If you wish to receive an invoice instead of paying online, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org . Access to the course is valid for 365 days.