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Accounting & Professional Studies

AAT Access Award in Accounting Software - D101

Hamilton Campus Part Time Level 1 Duration 7 weeks

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A student completing this qualification will develop an understanding of the benefits and risks of using accounting software. Students will learn how to set up accounts and how to record bank and cash transactions using accounting software. They will also develop the skills needed to produce a range of reports to meet business needs.

Course Details

Access (Level 1) qualifications are an entry point for students who need additional support to develop their finance or business skills. These qualifications are designed to give students the introductory knowledge and confidence to take on higher level AAT qualifications and to progress in their lives and careers.

The AAT Access Award in Accounting Software offers students at Level 1 the opportunity to develop their skills in using accounting software. This qualification can offer a route into employment, support students in their existing work, or help students to pursue further study with AAT.

AAT does not set any prerequisites for the study of the AAT Access Award in Business Skills. However, the ability to communicate information clearly and appropriately to a given audience is a valuable skill in any role and in any type of business. For the best chance of success, we recommend students begin their studies with a good standard of English & maths.

This course will introduce students to using accounting software and the main features of accounting software. The qualification covers a range of skills and the relevant supporting knowledge and will cover the following learning outcomes: - Understand the benefits and risks of using accounting software,

  • Set up accounts,
  • Record bank and cash transactions,
  • Produce reports using accounting software.
Entry Guidelines

Relevant Entry Level qualification or 3 GCSEs at Grade 2/E or above

Maths and English at Grade 2/E or above.

Satisfactory interview, assessment, school report and/or satisfactory reference.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Assessment Method

Students must successfully complete one end-of-qualification computer-based assessment to achieve this qualification. The proportion of this qualification assessed by external assessment is 100%

Where can I progress to?

Learners who complete this course typically go on to apply for the AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting. You could continue your studies and gain a partial or full AAT Qualification. You could work in a junior capacity in a clerical or similar role. Explore potential careers via Career Match — it provides current local data on wages and employment prospects.


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Starting 2nd September 2021 - Ending - 21st October 2021

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If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £170.00

Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

This course is FREE if you are - aged 19+ and live in the Liverpool City Region. If you are aged 19+ and live outside the Liverpool City Region, you are unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits, or in work earning less than £17,004 annual gross salary, or you are aged 19-23 and have not already achieved a full level 2 qualification, this course is FREE. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 21/22.

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