AAT Accounting and Payroll Introduction and Bookkeeping - Level 1 Access Award


AAT Accounting and Payroll Introduction - Award in Bookkeeping L1

About the course

The AAT Access Award in Bookkeeping offers students the opportunity to develop practical bookkeeping skills. This qualification may help students to move on to further study in either accountancy or bookkeeping with AAT or to process to a new position in their current job and industry.

Students should choose to study the AAT Access Award in Bookkeeping if they wish to develop an understanding of the basics of manual bookkeeping. Students completing this qualification may wish to pursue careers in finance or business in either the private or public sectors.

This qualification will suit you if:

  • You'd like a solid introduction to bookkeeping - or just a refresher
  • You need bookkeeping skills for your business
  • You're interested in running bookkeeping services for local businesses
  • You are not currently in employment or training and you need workplace skills
  • You would like to acquire new skills to help with a change in your career

A student completing this qualification will develop an understanding of the role of the bookkeeper, including the need for confidentiality and accuracy in their work. Students will learn theory including how to identify assets, liabilities, income and expenses; how to identify profit and loss; and the differences between trading for cash and trading on credit. Students will also develop the skills to process customer and supplier transactions, to enter receipts and payments into the cash book and check amounts against the bank statement in preparation for bank reconciliation. Students will be introduced to the dual effect of transactions.

The skills developed during this qualification give students a solid base from which to seek employment, imbuing them with confidence to enable them to progress to the next level of learning.

The qualification is assessed in one end-of-qualification assessment.

After successfully completing Level 1 AAT Award in Bookkeeping you can study:

  • Level 2 AAT Award in Bookkeeping
  • Level 1 AAT Computerised Accounts

Course information

Start date
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03 February 2020

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Course level
Level 1
Course code
Start date
End date
16 Weeks
This course runs on Mondays from 9:30am to 1pm
Lifelong Learning
Class Type
Part Time
Student Type
Adults (19+)

Most of our Entry Level, Level 1 and Level 2 courses are FREE to those aged 19+. Please enquire for further information.

£15.00 per year
£150.00 per year
Fully Funded
£15.00 per year
£15.00 per year
£300.00 per year

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