AAT Accounting and Payroll Introduction: Using Accounting Software - Level 1 Access Award


Computerised Accounts - Level 1 AAT qualification

About the course

The AAT Access Award in Accounting Software offers students at Level 1 the opportunity to develop their skills in using accounting software. This qualification can offer a route into employment, support students in their existing work, or help students to pursue further study with AAT.

This qualification will particularly suit those students who have had minimal work experience or those who need some additional support in order to progress. This qualification may also interest those who are self-employed or working in small businesses with a requirement to do their own bookkeeping.

At Level 1, AAT offers the AAT Access Award in Accounting Software, the AAT Access Award in Bookkeeping, AAT Access Award in Business Skills and the IAB Award in Payroll. Students should choose the AAT Access Award in Accounting Software if they wish to focus on specific technical skills in using accounting software.

This level will suit you if:

  • You're a practicing or part-qualified bookkeeper who already has a basic knowledge of manual bookkeeping
  • You're looking for new finance administration skills to enhance your career prospects
  • You own your own a small business and want a basic understanding of computerised accounting

The skills developed by studying this qualification will give a student a solid base from which to seek employment with greater confidence or enable them to progress to the next level of learning. The skills developed in this qualification can lead to employment in junior or supporting administrative roles in companies across a wide range of public and private sectors.

The AAT Access Award in Accounting Software introduces students to the use of accounting software. The qualification covers a range of skills and the relevant supporting knowledge in one mandatory unit - Access to Accounting Software.

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

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

  • AAT Level 2 Award in Computerised Accounting
  • AAT Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping

Course information

Start date
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05 February 2020

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Course level
Level 1
Course code
Start date
End date
14 Weeks
This course runs on Wednesdays from 1:15pm to 4:30pm
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.

£150.00 per year
£300.00 per year
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