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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.
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.
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
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.
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%
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.
Starting 29th September 2022 - Ending - 17th November 2022
If you are aged 19 or over:
Did you know that many of our courses are free for students aged 19 and above?
Find out if you are eligible for free funding here, or contact our student service team on 0151 551 7777.
If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support. For more information on support available visit Bursaries and Loans. We also allow payment by instalments for some courses.
Fee : £225.00
The fee quoted is for the academic year 22/23.
For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services via our online enquiry form