Access Award in Bookkeeping - AAT Level 1

BUSINESS

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Overview

Achieve a recognised qualification with our Level 1 Access Award in Bookkeeping , from the comfort of your own home!

An Access Award is an entry level qualification (Level 1) that provides students with introductory knowledge of business, finance and bookkeeping in order to develop their skills before advancing onto higher level AAT qualifications. 

This course will allow you to:

Develop a basic understanding of manual bookkeeping
Learn how to identify monetary assets and terminology
Know how to process transactions


This course is ideal for: 

  • Those with minimal previous work experience 

  • Students wishing to advance their knowledge and career in bookkeeping and progress onto further AAT courses

  • Self-employed students who wish to aid their own business 


AAT qualifications are recognised by all UK chartered and certified accountancy bodies and are widely sought after by employers. 

All course materials will be delivered to you by post, so it couldn't be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors will help you every step of the way by email.

You can work at your own pace.

Achieve your dream career and equip yourself with the skills you need for your long term success. Home learning is simple and stress-free, so enrol with us today! 

Course Content

UNDERSTAND THE ROLE OF THE BOOKKEEPER (10%)

  • The duties and responsibilities of a bookkeeper 

  • Confidentiality and privacy

  • Accuracy

UNDERSTAND FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS (15%) 

  • Buying and selling 

  • Bookkeeping terminology

  • Transactions


PROCESS CUSTOMER AND SUPPLIER TRANSACTIONS (35%)

  • Invoices and credit notes 

  • Recording information 

  • Outstanding amounts


PROCESS RECEIPTS AND PAYMENTS (40%)

  • Recording receipts and payments

  • Understanding and using the cash book

  • Checking the cash book

Other Information

Assessment

The qualification is assessed through an external end-of-qualification assessment. This computer-based assessment is to be sat under controlled conditions at an external examination centre. Your tutor will help you to decide when you are ready to take the assessments.

Study Method

Once you enrol, you will receive all course materials by post and receive full tutor support for six months. Once you have registered with AAT you will also have online access to online resources and additional support materials, including sample assessments.

Course Duration

This course takes approximately 84 hours to complete, 45 of which are proposed guided learning hours. However, you will have a six months to complete your course so you are able to study at a pace that suits you. 

Course Outcomes

On successful completion of your AAT exams you will receive a Level 1 Access Award in Bookkeeping awarded by The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT).

Access Award in Bookkeeping - AAT Level 1

Course No:

562