Course Title AAT Level 1 Access Award in Accounting Software
Code 65

Overview of the Course

The AAT Access Award in Accounting Software offers students the opportunity to develop their skills in using accounting software. This qualification can offer a route into employment.

Students studying manual bookkeeping qualifications (or with existing manual bookkeeping skills) may also be interested in studying this qualification to gain skills in accounting software in order to develop their career as a bookkeeper.

What topics will I study?

The topics covered include

  • Understand the benefits and risks of using accounting software

  • Set up accounts

  • Record bank and cash transactions

  • Produce reports using accounting software

Who is this course aimed at?

This qualification will particularly suit those students who are seeking tangible and finance specific skills or adults seeking to validate their existing skills in order to enter into employment.


The skills developed by studying this qualification will give a student a solid base from which to seek employment with greater confidence. The skills developed in this qualification can lead to employment in junior or supporting administrative roles in companies across a wide range of public and private sectors, for example, as a: • trainee bookkeeper • data entry clerk • accounts administrator • invoice entry administrator • payments administrator

What are the entry requirements?

<p>You will be asked to complete an initial assessment when you attend your enrolment.</p>

<p>Minimum entry requirement is Level 1 or above.</p>


Tuesdays 9.30 am – 4.30 pm


24th April and 1st and 8th May (Exam is Friday 11th May at 10.00 am)

5th and 12th and 19th June (Exam is Friday 22nd June at 10.00 am)


Assessment will be by computer assessment.


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