Course Title AAT Level 1 Award in Accounting Software
Level: 1
Code 2AS

Overview of the Course

The AAT Access Award in Accounting Software offers you the opportunity to develop your skills in using accounting software. This qualification can offer a route into employment. If you study the manual bookkeeping qualification (or if you hold existing manual bookkeeping skills), then you may also be interested in studying this qualification to gain skills in accounting software in order to develop your career as a bookkeeper.

What topics will I study?

You will cover a range of topics including:

  • 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 you if you are seeking tangible and finance specific skills or seeking to validate your existing skills in order to enter into employment.


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. During this qualification you will also develop your confidence which will help you to seek employment upon completion.

What are the entry requirements?

You will be asked to complete an initial assessment when you attend your enrolment. Minimum entry requirement is Level 1 or above.


Two weeks.


Two weeks from commencement of the course.


You will attend class for a total of 13.5 hours, timetable to be confirmed.


This is a free course however eligibility criteria applies. There will a cost if you do not meet eligibility.

Additional Information?

Please call 0161 280 8280 should you require any further information.

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