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AAT Foundation Certificate Qualification – Distance Learning

£487.55

The AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting is an ideal starting point for anyone wanting to land a role in accountancy or finance – building important everyday knowledge. Perfect if you’re a school leaver, returning to work or thinking of changing your career. You’ll learn the basic principles of accountancy, such as double-entry bookkeeping, recording day to day transactions and basic costing, as well as how to use accountancy software. This entry-level qualification covers a range of foundation accounting and finance skills in five mandatory papers. This includes Bookkeeping Transactions, Bookkeeping Controls, Elements of Costing, Accounting Software, and Working Effectively in Finance.

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Structure

To pass this level, you’ll be examined on five units (also known as subjects), 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).

We recommend you study the Foundation Certificate papers in the following order:

Course 1 – Bookkeeping Transactions

You’ll learn how to understand and demonstrate basic financial transactions within a bookkeeping system, across supplier, customer and business accounts.

An introduction to the double-entry bookkeeping system and the associated documents and processes. You will be learn how to check the accuracy of invoices, credit notes, remittance advices, statements of account and petty cash vouchers.

Course 2 – Bookkeeping Controls

Develop an understanding of payment methods, controls in a bookkeeping system, using the journal, and how to reconcile a bank statement with the cash book.

You’ll learn more complex bookkeeping procedures, including control accounts, journals and methods of payment and consolidate the double-entry bookkeeping skills you gained in Bookkeeping Transactions.

Course 3 – Elements of Costing

This will teach you to understand the cost recording system within an organisation, use cost recording techniques, and provide information on actual and budgeted costs and income.

Learn to utilise cost-recording systems and techniques, and be able to provide information on actual and budgeted costs and income

Course 4 – Using Accounting Software (Unit assessment only (not tested within the synoptic assessment)

You’ll process sales and purchase transactions, bank and cash transactions, perform period end routine tasks like processing journals and reconciling bank statements, and produce reports for customers and suppliers.

Develop efficient accounting software skills to properly process sales and purchase transactions, bank and cash transactions, perform period-end routine tasks, and produce reports.

Please note – you will be using Xero Accounting Software for the UACS exam

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.

You’ll understand and develop the personal skills required to work effectively in a business and understand corporate social responsibility (CSR), ethics, and sustainability in the workplace. The synoptic assessment will also draw on your understanding from BTRN, BKCL and ELCO.

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

Tutor support
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).

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

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.