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Business, Accounting & Law

This exciting AAT programme has been developed to provide the skills and essential knowledge to manage books effectively. The qualification provides students with the opportunity to extend their knowledge and understanding in preparation for further learning in education. On completion students will achieve a Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping.

  • Entry Requirements, Units, Assessment and more...

    Entry Requirements

    • Level 1 English and maths or Access Award in Accounting/Bookkeeping.

    Assessment Method

    Externally assessed Computer Based Assessment.

    Aims of the course

    Learn key double-entry manual bookkeeping skills and gain an understanding of associated documents and processes up to Trial Balance standard. The Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping course gives students the knowledge understanding and skills that they need to prepare for employment and Level 3 qualifications.

    Progression Opportunities

    Having successfully completed this course you may choose to progress to AAT Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping or enter employment within the finance sector.


    IT equipped classrooms and a well-resourced Learning Centre.

    Career Options

    You can find employment in Bookkeeping and Financial Administration.

Course Details

Venue Southwark
Day/Eve Evening
Mode Part Time
Duration 12 weeks
Start Date 21/04/2025
End Date 18/07/2025
Course Code 4FNBM9A0


For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

16-18 Free
19-24 £ 633
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