Accounting Courses

This qualification is designed to give you a thorough grounding in double-entry bookkeeping and basic accounting practices. Study it as a standalone qualification, or as a natural mid-point between the Introductory and Advanced Level Bookkeeping (or AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting) qualifications. It will allow you to move up to further study in bookkeeping, accountancy or computerised accounts.

  • About the Course

    You will study:

    • Bookkeeping transactions
    • Bookkeeping controls
  • Entry Requirements
    You should have achieved AAT Level 1 Award in Bookkeeping (or equivalent Level 1 Bookkeeping qualification). If you need advice before you apply, please call 020 8326 2020 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • Progression

    When you successfully complete this course, you will be qualified for employment in a junior role in an accounts office. You would ideally progress to the Level 3 Bookkeeping (Advanced) course, or be considered for enrolment on AAT L3 Diploma, subject to meeting other entry requirements.

  • Assessment Method

    You will sit formal computer-based exams on the last week of the course.

How to Apply

You do not need an interview for this course and do not need to complete the application form.

You can either enrol in person at the college during our opening hours, or enrol by telephone with your credit/debit card on 020 8326 2020, Monday to Friday: 10am-12pm or 2pm-4pm. If you are not sure if this course is right for you and you need advice before you enrol, please call our advisers on 020 8326 2020 or email:

Course Info

Courses for Adults 19+

Part Time

Level 2

Location Isleworth

Start Date 15/09/2021

AAT Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping

West Thames College

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