The AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting is an ideal starting point for anyone wishing to pursue a career in accountancy or finance. The purpose is to offer grounding in the core accounting knowledge and skills needed to progress either to employment or to further study. This qualification is suitable for young people who have just left school as well as for adults returning to work after a break or for anyone wishing to change career. The Foundation Certificate is open to those who are working and those who are not currently in employment. This qualification could also help someone who is already working in an entry-level finance role to progress in their career by offering them development and formal recognition of their skills.
– Bookkeeping transactions
– Bookkeeping controls
– Elements of costing
– Using accounting software
– Synoptic assessment
Experience of working in an accounting or business environment
Membership to AAT is an additional fee and is compulsory. In order to take exams you must be registered with AAT. Costs are approx. £150 per year.