AAT Award in Bookkeeping (Online) Level 1
This is a live online course which introduces the role of a bookkeeper and simple bookkeeping techniques. You will develop practical bookkeeping skills and the course will help you 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 may suit you if you have had minimal work experience or if you need some additional support to progress. This may include younger students 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 also interest you if you’re self-employed or working in small businesses and wish to do your own bookkeeping. The award will develop an understanding of the basics of manual bookkeeping. Completing this qualification will enable you to pursue careers in finance or business in either the private or public sectors.
This course will be fully subsidised for those who are over 19, have been resident in the UK for three years, with an exception of those who live within a devolved adult education area and those currently enrolled on an apprenticeship – please click here for more information.
Any questions regarding funding eligibility, please contact the Helpzone Team on [email protected].
- You will be required to have a telephone or personal interview with the tutor
- You should have a genuine interest in this subject
Understand the role of the bookkeeper - including the need to produce timely and accurate work and to follow ethical principles
Underpinning theory including how to identify assets, liabilities, income, expenses, capital profit or loss, and the differences between trading for cash and trading on credit
Processing customer and supplier transactions, to enter receipts and payments into the cash book and check amounts against the bank statement in preparation for bank reconciliation
The dual effect of transactions - a fundamental concept for double-entry bookkeeping and will support you to go on to study bookkeeping at Level 2
The role that software can have in bookkeeping and the benefits and risks that different types of software may bring
Differences between cloud accounting software and traditional accounting software, the importance of software security and the steps that can be taken to keep data secure
Please choose your preferred study option below (subject to change).
This course costs: £265.00
If the amount shown is more than £0.00 and you are aged 19 and over at the start of the course, you may have options to help fund your studies with us. The funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances, and could mean you are entitled to fully subsidised or reduced tuition fees.
This course is fully funded for 16-18 year olds (if applicable to the course).
You may also be entitled to support with travel, childcare and equipment.
To find out exactly what you could receive, contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380 123 for a free, impartial appointment, with no commitment necessary.
I really enjoyed this course. The information was really accessible and the nutritional resources were invaluable to help me complete the course. I'm looking forward to enrolling on to more online courses! Robson King