Students should choose to study the Level 1 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.
AAT does not set any entry requirements for this qualification. However, for the best chance of success, we recommend that students begin their studies with a good standard of English and Maths. Accountants work at the very heart of a business and are expected to be able to communicate information clearly and appropriately to a given audience.
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|19+||please enquire||This course is fully funded for those individuals aged 19 years and over and who are unemployed and claiming an active benefit or earning less than £18,135 per annum as of 31/08/2022.|
This course will be assessed via an examination.
10 days - this is a two week course delivered between Monday and Friday.
09:30am to 15:00pm each day.
This unit introduces students to the role of a bookkeeper and simple bookkeeping techniques, while providing an understanding on why it’s important to keep accurate and up to date financial information in business. Students will learn how to identify a range of bookkeeping transactions including income, expenses, and profit and loss, as well as gaining an understanding of the benefits and risks associated with bookkeeping software and the importance of ethical behaviour.
- Understand the role of the bookkeeper
- Understand financial transactions
- Process customer and supplier transactions
- Process receipts and payments
- Understand the benefits and risks of using accounting software to complete bookkeeping tasks
- Word processing software
- Spreadsheet software
- IT communication fundamentals
You could progress to the next level of study to enhance your skills and knowledge to gain a career in bookkeeping and accounting.
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