Level 2 AAT Accounting Programme

IPS International Ltd
Level 2 AAT Accounting Programme
(Corporate Programme - Part-funded)
Our Introductory Certificate in Accounting will prepare you for junior and entry level accounting roles by giving you a solid foundation in finance administration - covering areas such as double entry bookkeeping and basic costing principles.

Commencing 6th October 2015 at our Rochester centre
INTRODUCTION: This course is an introductory level qualification and is designed to enable you to enhance your skills in finance administration.
THE LEARNER: For the Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Accounting, no previous accounting experience is necessary, but applicants must be employed, preferably in an accounting role and like working with numbers and be able to demonstrate the potential for developing good communication skills. It is expected that intending learners are in a position to gather evidence to demonstrate competence against the standards and are able to benefit generally from the programme.
THE PROGRAMME: The duration of the programme is 15 months and consists of 9 half day workshops run about 5 weekly, and a competence Certificate, Functional Skills, ERR (Employees Rights and Responsibilities) and PLTS (Personal Learning and Thinking Skills) are also included.
The Certificate (Competence) AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting: The NVQ certificate is awarded by the well-known awarding body, the AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) and consists of 5 units including Processing Bookkeeping Transactions, Control Accounts, Journals and the Banking Systems, Basic Costing, Computerised Accounting and Working Effectively in Accounting and Finance. 4 of these units have Computer Based Tests (CBTs) that must be taken at the training centre. Extra study and revision sessions are available in preparation for tests. The final unit is a project using the Sage accounting package.
Functional Skills - The functional skills included in this programme consist of maths and English which are supported by on-line tests. They are provided as an on-line support package and a separate provision with the assessor.  Exemptions may be identified.
Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR) Workbook: The Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR) workbook from the Financial Skills Partnership (FSP) has been produced to ensure understanding of the Employment Responsibilities and Rights that form part of the Apprenticeship programme.
Personal Learning & Thinking Skills - The Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS) are made up of independent enquirers, creative thinkers, reflective learners, team workers, self-managers and effective participants and must be achieved and evidenced by the apprentice as part of the framework requirements.
The Workshops (Development) - The programme includes the following workshops
  06/10/15 9:00 - 12:30
  3.5 Hours
 Information, Advice & Guidance, Registration & Induction
  10/11/15 9:00 - 13:00
  4.0 Hours
 The 5 Stage Accounting System, VAT, Introduction to Double Entry Bookkeeping, Day Books & The Accounting Equation.
  15/12/15 9:00 - 13:00
  4.0 Hours
 Cash Books  & The Trail Balance
  19/01/16 9:00 - 13:00
  4.0 Hours
 Exam Preparation
  23/02/16 9:00 - 13:00
  4.0 Hours
 Banking Terms, Bank Reconciliations & Introduction to Control   Accounts
  29/03/16 9:00 - 13:00
  4.0 Hours
 VAT Control Accounts, Wages, Journals and Corrections.
  03/05/16 9:00 - 13:00
  4.0 Hours
 Exam Preparation
  07/06/16 9:00 - 13:00
  4.0 Hours
 Basic Costing
  12/07/16 9:00 - 13:00
  4.0 Hours
 Working Effectively in Accounting & Finance
  16/08/16 9:00 13.00
  4.0 Hours
 Computerised Accounting- Sage Project Support
The workshops are run at our training centre on the Medway City Estate, Rochester in Kent ME2 4DU.
THE COST There is some part funding* from the government (100% for 16-18 year-old apprentices) at approximately 50% for employed learners aged 19+. The normal expectation is that the employer pays a fee which amounts to between 1,200 to 1,500 plus VAT.
However, for this open programme we are able to reduce this cost even further and are offering the whole programme as described above for only 400 plus VAT and you can spread the payments over the first two months.
This does exclude the AAT annual registration which currently stands at 126 of which your trainer will give you instruction on, along with the cost of the 5 examinations at a maximum charge per exam of 37.50 per exam**.
*(Unfortunately, funding is not available for those already holding a level 4 or above qualification or equivalent which also includes a degree)
**Prices are subject to change
Why not take advantage of our Early Bird offer - book your place by close of business on Friday 11th September 2015 and get a 50 reduction. Pay just 350 plus VAT.

HOW TO PAY - IPS International accept most major credit cards, BACS, cheque, etc.
TO BOOK A PLACE - reply now or call 01634 298800
e-mail: theoffice@ips-international.com