The AAT Access Award in Bookkeeping offers students at Level 1 the opportunity to develop key practical skills used in every business as a route into employment. On completion of this qualification, students will also be equipped with a strong foundation from which to progress to further study with AAT in either accountancy or bookkeeping if they would like to do so.
This qualification will particularly suit those students with minimal work experience or those who require additional support to progress. This may include younger learners, those on traineeships seeking basic employability skills, adults seeking to validate their existing skills to enter into the workplace, or those who want to study higher level AAT qualifications but would like to test their abilities before progressing further with AAT.
Entry Requirements, Units, Assessment and more...
Level 1 qualification in English and Maths or working at a good level of English and Maths as evidenced by GCSE Results or initial diagnostic assessments (Adults). You should have basic IT skills.
You will complete one end-of-qualification assessment.
Aims of the course
This course will help you develop your employability skills and prepare for the workplace. You will develop your basic numeracy skills to support everyday business activities, which will also be of use in your activities outside work. You will also gain a practical understanding of how money moves in business and the processes and procedures that control the sales and purchases processes.
This qualification would be appropriate for those who wish to pursue a range of careers in either the private or public sectors. Those students who wish to focus on finance roles only will benefit from studying this qualification alongside the more technically focused but complementary qualifications in the suite of AAT Access qualifications.
Upon successful completion of this course, you can progress to the AAT Level 2
We have a wide range of computer rooms and labs with industry standard hardware and software where you will learn a range of skills. Students also does have access to library facilities. The course is delivered through a mixture of classroom face-to-face lessons, workshops and presentations.
The skills developed by studying this qualification will give students a solid base from which to seek employment with greater confidence or enable them to progress to the next level of learning: AAT Level 2. The skills developed in this qualification can lead to employment in junior or supporting administrative roles in companies across a wide range of sectors, for example, as a:
- data entry clerk
- accounts administrator
- administrative assistant
- retail assistant
- customer service advisor
- despatch clerk/warehouse operative