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Bookkeeping AAT Level 1 Award

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Bookkeeping 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.

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Course information

Need to know

Entry requirements

There are no formal requirements to start the course; however, a good level of English is required.

What qualification will I gain?

AAT Award in Bookkeeping Level 1.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed via an AAT computer-based exam.

Course content

What will I study?

  • 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


Next steps

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.

Additional information

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).

Any questions?

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Available Courses
Bedford College
Starts: 07/01/2025
Type: Part Time
Length: 10 weeks
Day(s): Tuesday
Time(s): 9:30am - 11:30am
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Fees: £225.00 Fee notes: The fee indicated is for each year of the course.

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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.

Any questions?

If you would like to find out more about this or other courses, please use our Livechat below, email or call us on 0345 658 8990.


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.

Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 to order your copy.