Level 2


AAT Diploma in Accounting & Business


One Year – Full time

Entry Requirements

You can progress on to a Level 2 Apprenticeship in Business Administration, Customer Service, Retail Marketing, Finance, or study the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business.


This course is ideal for anyone wishing to study accounting and finance alongside a range of business and personal skills. AAT qualifications are universally respected and internationally recognised. The AAT Foundation Diploma in Accounting and Business covers a range of core accountancy skills comprising the following mandatory units:

  • Bookkeeping transactions
  • Bookkeeping controls
  • Elements of costing
  • Using accountancy software
  • Working effectively in finance
  • Business communications and personal skills
  • Developing lifelong learning skills
  • Introduction to business and company law
  • Introduction to payroll

In studying this qualification, you will develop accounting skills in double entry, bookkeeping, basic costings as well as understanding basics of purchase, sales and general ledgers. Networking events, guest speakers and business trips are also included to enrich your programme of study and prepare you for a career in the commercial industry.

Next Steps

You can progress on to employment as an Accounts Administrator, Accounts Payable Clerk, Bookkeeper, Payroll Officer, Purchase/Sales Ledger Clerk or Tax Trainee.

For further assistance or speak to an adviser please call 01329 815 200