OverviewBookkeeping AAT Level 1 Award
This qualification is ideal if you are new to the skills and knowledge required of bookkeepers, and will be suitable if you are studying in preparation for employment in bookkeeping job roles, or for further study in accountancy.
On completion of this course you will be well prepared to find employment in a bookkeeping role, or you could complete further study through the Association of Accounting Technicians.
There are no formal requirements to start the course; however, a good level of English is required.
You will learn to:
- Understand the role of a bookkeeper
- Understand financial transactions
- Process customer and supplier transactions
- Process receipts and payments
- Understand the benefits and risks of using accounting software to complete bookkeeping tasks
AAT Award in Bookkeeping Level 1.
You will be assessed via an AAT computer-based exam
Accounting technicians are skilled staff, employed in jobs ranging from clerks to accounts department managers. They are also increasingly required in industry and commerce, so if you have AAT qualifications at any level your career prospects will be extremely good. On successful completion of this course you could also progress on to our Level 2 Certificate in Accounting or Bookkeeping.
On successful completion of this course you could also progress on to our Level 2 Certificate in Accounting or Bookkeeping.
These professional examinations require a high standard of preparation and commitment if success is to be achieved. In addition to the course fees, you will also be required to purchase a book (Approximately £12) and register with the AAT (Approximately £44)
How to enrol
To enrol onto this course please call our Customer Contact team on 0345 658 8990.
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If you are aged 19 or over you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. Alternatively, you can pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable.Find out more
This course could be FREE! You could be eligible for free study if you are unemployed and on a qualifying benefit. To find out if you are eligible open our Part-time fee flow chart below or call our Customer Contact team on 0345 658 8990.
Part-time Fee Flow Chart
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- Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
- Greater Manchester
- Greater London
- Liverpool City Region
- Tees Valley
- West of England
- West Midlands
Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.
Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support
We are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.
We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.
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