Courses Accounting & Finance AAT

AAT Level 1 Access Award in Bookkeeping

Course Title: AAT Level 1 Access Award in Bookkeeping
Awarded By: Association of Accounting Technicians
Course Category: Accounting & Finance
Course Duration: 45 Hours

Course Aim

With this qualification there’s no need for any prior accounting knowledge. This qualification will give you a solid background in single entry bookkeeping. This is a basic entry-level qualification (most students will start at Foundation level).


Target Audience

  • Individuals interested to make their first step in their careers in Business and Accounting.


Course Outline

This course will cover the following key topics:

  • Understand the role of the bookkeeper
  • Understand financial transactions
  • Process customer and supplier transactions
  • Process receipts and payments


Learning Outcome

The AAT Access Award in Bookkeeping offers students at Level 1 the opportunity to develop practical bookkeeping skills. This qualification may help students to move on to further study in either accountancy or bookkeeping with AAT, offer a route into employment or be of interest to those already in employment.

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 may include younger learners seeking tangible and 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. It may also be of value for those students who are studying the AAT Access Award in Accounting Software in order to develop a deeper understanding of the theory behind the practical skills they are gaining.