Accounting Bookkeeping AAT Access Award Level 1

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    Part Time

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    12 Weeks

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    Boston and Spalding

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    January 2020


The Level 1 Accounting Bookkeeping AAT Access Award offers you the opportunity to develop practical bookkeeping skills.

This qualification will particularly suit those who have had minimal work experience or those who need some additional support in order to progress. This may include younger learners seeking finance-specific skills, adults seeking to validate their existing skills to enter into or progress in their career, or students who would like to test their abilities before progressing further with AAT.

This qualification may interest those who are self-employed or working in small businesses who wish to do their own bookkeeping.

What will I do?

You will be introduced to the role of the bookkeeper and simple bookkeeping techniques.

You will learn about:

  • The buying and selling process and the common documents used
  • How to record transactions in the books of prime entry
  • Bookkeeping terminology
  • The difference between assets, liabilities, income and expenses /li>
  • How to prepare customer invoices and credit notes, to check supplier invoices and credit notes and to record these documents in the relevant books of prime entry

There are no formal entry qualifications for the Level 1 Accounting Bookkeeping AAT Access Award, although a basic understanding of English and maths is desirable.

The Accounting Bookkeeping AAT Access Award will take you 12 weeks to complete. You can choose to either study at Boston or Spalding on the following dates:

Boston College
Tuesday afternoons, 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Boston College Spalding
Wednesday afternoons, 1:00pm – 4:00pm

The course will be available in both Boston or Spalding depending on interested numbers. The final start dates will be confirmed nearer time. You will be notified by the College should there be any changes to the course after your application.

The Accounting Bookkeeping AAT Access Award is free, if you are under the age of 19 on 31 August of the year you start the course.

If you are aged 19+, this course will cost £ 201 . Which includes all examination and tuition fees. Examination re-sit fees will apply.
You will also need to pay an Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) subscription- which is currently £43.

If you are aged 19-23, fee remission may apply depending on personal circumstances, please enquire with the Registry Department for further information on 01205 365701

Fees may vary depending on personal circumstances, please enquire for further information.

Please note that all fees are subject to change.

You will be assessed by completing an online test at the end of the course.

The Accounting Bookkeeping AAT Access Award could lead you onto the Accounting Certificate Level 2 or other accounting and bookkeeping qualifications. It will help increase your employability, confidence and career prospects.

Additional costs include £20 for the course text book.

How to Apply.

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If you live outside of the UK and would like to apply for this course, please complete the International Enquiry Form.

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