CBBC2 – VTCT (Skillsfirst) Level 2 Certificate in Computerised Accounting for Business (RQF)

Qualification summary

VTCT (Skillsfirst) and Sage UK have worked in partnership to develop four funded Computerised Accounting and Payroll qualifications.

This level 2 qualification is ideal if you have some existing knowledge and understanding of computerised accounting, but little experience of manual bookkeeping concepts. It enables trainees and learners to achieve vocationally focused skills and knowledge related to the computerised accounting process. 

 A study pack is available to learners (at an additional cost) which includes:

  • Access to comprehensive, interactive online learning support materials
  • A FREE copy of the latest Sage 50 Accounts Professional or Payroll software (for six months)
  • Access to expert support
  • Related simulations to practice as you need them
  • Valuable skills to control your business
  • Hard copy learner workbooks if required (at an additional cost through Sage)

Achievement of this qualification could lead to employment in a number of roles, including:

  • Bookkeeper
  • Purchase Ledger Clerk
  • Payroll Administrator
  • Credit Controller

This qualification provides progression from the Level 1 Award in Computerised Accounting for Business (RQF). Some of the areas covered within this qualification include:

  • bad debts
  • depreciation
  • contra entries
  • and bank reconciliation statements.

This qualification does not require you to have any prior qualifications or levels of prior learning. There is no minimum age requirement for this qualification.

VTCT (Skillsfirst) Level 2 Certificate in Computerised Accounting for Business (RQF) Handbook

On completion of this qualification you could progress onto any of the following:

  • Level 2 Certificate in Computerised Payroll for Business (RQF)

Centres may find this website helpful for materials and resources to assist with the delivery of this qualification.

Qualification structure

Learners must achieve all 16 credits from Group M.

Guided Learning Hours (GLH) are 104

Total Qualification Time (TQT) 160

Qualification numberQualification reference
CBBC2 601/4954/1 

Group M – Mandatory units

unit no.
unit no.
Unit titleUnit levelCredit value
R/505/1098CAB4Banking procedures11
M/505/1092CAB5Principles of recording and processing financial transactions22
A/505/1094CAB6Principles of VAT32
F/600/8757CAB7Professional values and basic business legislation21
F/601/3649CAB8Setting up accounting software to manage accounting information23
A/601/3651CAB9Process routine payments and receipts using a computerised system23
D/505/1122CAB10Maintaining and recording the cash book22
H/505/1123CAB11Maintaining the journal22

Skillsfirst customers wishing to offer this qualification should complete a qualification approval application form.

Learner email addresses must be provided on registration, as these are required to provide logins to the online learning and assessment platform.

To find out about registration/certification fees, contact our customer services team on 0121 270 5100 or email us.