AAT Level 2 Foundation Award in Accounting Software


Accounting softwares are used in almost all businesses and finance departments. This qualification will build your knowledge and provide you practical skills for real world situations.

Whether you're already working in finance, are looking to enhance your career or are needing an understanding of accounting softwares for your business, AAT’s Award in Accounting Software course will equip you with the skills you need. Learn how to enter accounting transactions, perform reconciliations, correct errors and generate a range of reports.

There are no entry requirements, although confidence with numbers, problem solving skills and good attention to detail are useful strengths in this area. The award takes roughly 6 weeks of study – depending on your study method – and is assessed by a Computer Based Project. On completion, you could be eligible for the following job roles: Finance Clerk, Finance Administrator, Accounts Receivable Assistant, Accounts Assistant, Finance Assistant and Accounts Clerk.

What you'll learn

  • Recording customer transactions
  • Recording supplier transactions
  • Recording and reconciling bank and cash transactions
  • Using journals to enter accounting transactions
  • Producing reports
  • Maintaining the safety and security of data held in the computerised accounting system

The course materials are based on Sage 50 which is the most commonly used version of Sage in practice

How much will it cost?

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Level 2

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After you gain your Award, you may progress straight onto the AAT Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting.