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Who is this course aimed at?

This is aimed for people at work, self-employed or individuals wanting to enter the accounting profession


With this qualification you can build on your knowledge of accounting software packages. You'll learn practical skills, like using accounting software, entering accounting transactions and producing a range of reports.

Entry Requirements

Good numeracy skills are required and a keen interest in working with numbers. An application form must be completed and an interview may be required.

Dates and Times

17th September 2019 - 22nd October 2019, 9.00am - 2.00pm, Tuesdays

5th May 2020 - 16th June 2020, 9.00 - 2.00pm, Tuesdays

4th May 2020 - 15th June 2020, 9.00am - 2.00pm, Mondays

Course Length

7 or 4 weeks.

Course Content

The purpose of the Award in Accounting Software is to offer students the necessary data processing and accounting software skills needed for most finance roles. The qualification will equip students with the knowledge and understanding to carry out typical bookkeeping transactions and tasks using accounting software. This qualification comprises one mandatory unit.

Teaching Method(s)

Classroom IT based with some E-learning through AAT platform and York College Blackboard.

Exams and Assessments

This is externally assessed. The assessments is set and marked by AAT. To achieve the qualification and to be awarded a grade, you must pass the assessments.


AAT Foundation Award in Accounting Software - Level 2.


AAT level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting.

Course Fees

£0 - £300.

Contact Us

If you would like to enrol, you can do so via our Enrol Now page.

If you have any further questions about York College please email info@yorkcollege.ac.uk or call (01904) 770770.

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this webpage, the content is subject to change where necessary.


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