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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 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. AAT does not set any prerequisites for the study of the AAT Access Award in Bookkeeping. 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, particularly in finance roles.
For the best chance of success, we recommend that students begin their AAT studies with a good standard of English and maths.
- Understand the role of the bookkeeper
- Understand financial transactions
- Process customer and supplier transactions
- Process receipts and payments
Following successful completion of this qualification, your progression will normally be to the AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting.
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 completed this course went on to apply for the AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting, and to follow this with Level 3 and 4 studies. You could continue your studies and gain a partial or full AAT Qualification. Subject to further testing, you would be eligible to apply for the AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting, and possibly to follow this with Level 3 and 4 studies. 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 4th November 2021 - Ending - 6th December 2021
If you are aged 19 or over:
Fee : £170.00
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.
For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services via our online enquiry form