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Accounting Level 2 Introductory Course and Accredited Certificate


The online Accounting Level 2 Course from Oplex Careers aims to provide great insight into the skills and knowledge related to your role in accounting from learning key facts and principles surrounding VAT, VAT administration and more.

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Course Description

The online Accounting Level 2 Introductory Course will provide learners with a good introduction into the principles of accounting. This course will discuss the key principles within accounting such as Value Added Tax (VAT), the fundamentals of finance, the importance of accounting and more. This course will provide a great insight into your role with the use of practical examples throughout the course. Whether you are familiar with key accounting principles already, you want to get started working in a field where this knowledge is important, looking for more training, or just interested in this field of study, this course will cover a range of modules and provide multiple examples for assessment.

Course Syllabus

The Accounting Level 2 Course is split into the following modules:

    • Introduction to Accounting

• Importance of Accounting
• The Functions of Accounting
• Sub-Fields of Accounting
• Individuals Interested in Accounting Information
• The Four Different Ways to Structure a Business
• Government Bodies, Registering, and Filing

    • Understanding Finance

• Business Bank Account
• Sources of Funding for a Business
• Taking Money from Customers
• Business Costs Part One: Keeping Track
• Business Costs Part Two: Tax Relief

    • Exploring Financial Records

• Understanding Which Records to Keep and How
• Presenting Financial Records
• Bookkeeping

    • Understanding Value Added Tax (VAT)

• Value Added Tax
• Registration
• Deregistration
• Recovery of Input Tax

    • Value Added Tax (VAT) Administration

• Special Schemes
• Imports, Exports, Acquisitions, and Dispatches
• Administration of VAT
• Taxes on Profit

    • Understanding Financial Accounts

• Reading Accounts: Profit
• Reading Accounts: Cash
• Reading Accounts: Ratios
• Planning for the Future: Simple Forecasting

  • Final Assessment


To assess the learners ability and knowledge to effectively understand the topics contained within the Accounting Level 2 Course, the course features a number of end of module interactive quiz questions.

Additionally, at the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice assessment test. This online multiple choice test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.


On successful completion of this Accounting Level 2 Course. This certificate will be produced in PDF format, hard copies of the certificate will be available at an additional fee of £9.99.

Course Format

This course is delivered online through eLearning. Learners of the course will receive instant access to our interactive student learning portal, which offers 24/7 access to the Accounting Level 2 Course.

Course Duration

The online Accounting Level 2 Course requires 60 hours to complete the course in full. This is only a guide to the learning hours required and it depends on how quickly an individual can absorb the information. The learning is online so it can be spread out over multiple sessions or done in one session.

Learners will have access to this course for up to 12 months from the date of joining. There is no time limit to complete the course during this period.

Tutor Support

When you are studying a course it is always useful to know that you have the help and support of tutors that want you to succeed in your studies.

As part of the Accounting Level 2 Course you will receive access to our dedicated tutor support service. The academic tutors will be able to provide you with unlimited online email support to help answer any questions that you may have whilst you are studying the course.

Course Compatibility

Our Accounting Level 2 Course is fully compatible with PC’s, Mac’s, Laptop, Tablet and Smartphone devices.

We know that more and more people are using the web whilst they are on the move, so we have designed this Accounting Level 2 Course to be fully compatible across tablet and smartphone devices. You will be able to access the same content from the course, just over a 3G or 4G network whilst on the move.

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