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This is a great qualification to prepare you for junior and entry level accounting roles giving a solid foundation – covering areas such as double entry bookkeeping to basic costing principles and using accounting software.

On successful completion of this course, you will be awarded an AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting. This internationally recognised AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians).

This flexible apprenticeship is delivered in partnership with Mindful Education and combines online learning with face-to-face lessons in the classroom.

This flexible apprenticeship is delivered in partnership with the award winning online learning platform Mindful Education and combines online learning with face-to-face workshops fortnightly here at The Manor.

Reed Business School is listed on the Government Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers and we are approved to deliver apprenticeship training.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but you can go to the AAT site for a skills checker to see it right for you.

What’s involved

There are four units of study, these modules are:

  • Introduction to Bookkeeping

  • Principles of Bookkeeping

  • Principles of Costing

  • The Business Environment

There are computer based exams and a synoptic assessment drawing on your knowledge and understanding that you have gained from the course.


Approx 6-18 months


An online assessment and a portfolio of evidence.

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