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Level 1 AAT Award in Bookkeeping

Your AAT journey starts here at Derby College Group. This qualification will give you a solid background in single entry bookkeeping.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management
Adult and Community
Location: The Roundhouse
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: 1
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: Y
Weeks: 6
Hours: 7.50
Start: 16/09/2022
Tuition: £526
Days/Times: Friday 9.00 - 15.00
The Roundhouse

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/level-1-aat-award-in-bookkeeping
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Course Information for Students

Your AAT journey starts here at Derby College Group – and, with this award, there is no need for any prior accounting knowledge. The qualification will give you a solid background in single entry bookkeeping. 

This is a basic entry-level qualification and can provide a solid grounding for students with no previous bookkeeping knowledge or experience, before they move on to the foundation-level qualifications. 

You can study the Access Award in Bookkeeping as a short course or as part of a series of courses.  These courses can be studied back-to-back over a year or alternatively you can take individual courses based on what you want. 

AAT offers a bursary for anyone 16 years old or over. Check your eligibility here: https://www.aat.org.uk/qualifications-and-courses/fees-funding/bursary  

Skills and Education Group https://www.skillsandeducationgroup.co.uk/foundation/ also provides grants which are designed to help overcome social barriers and allow those who wish to study to advance their skills in education.

There are no formal entry requirements, though an Entry Level 3 qualification in Maths (or the equivalent) is an advantage.

Access to Bookkeeping introduces the role of a bookkeeper and simple bookkeeping techniques.

Learning outcomes are:

  • Understanding the role of the bookkeeper
  • Understanding financial transactions
  • Processing customer and supplier transactions
  • Processing receipts and payments


 

This course will be delivered face to face on-site.

As part of your AAT course, you will need to purchase resource/text books to aid your revision.  

Adult funding is available (subject to eligibility).

The cost is £526 (AAT fee/membership and the cost for the first exams is included).

AAT also offers a bursary for anyone 16 years old or over. Check your eligibility here: https://www.aat.org.uk/qualifications-and-courses/fees-funding/bursary  

Skills and Education Group https://www.skillsandeducationgroup.co.uk/foundation/ also provides grants which are designed to help overcome social barriers and allow those who wish to study to advance their skills in education.

You will be assessed using computer-based assessments, which are exams taken on computers or laptops.

The bookkeeping skills developed by studying this qualification will enable you to seek employment with confidence and/or to progress to the next level of learning.

AAT qualifications are recognised by employers as practical and technical qualifications that prepare students for the world of work and specifically for accountancy and finance roles. 

The Access Award in Bookkeeping can lead to employment as a:

  • Cashier
  • Clerical Assistant

For more information, contact Derby College Group on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

Course Information for Employers

If you are an employer and would like to know more about the apprenticeships and professional training we deliver or how you can get involved in co-creating and co-delivering the curriculum, please contact us via email on businessenquiries@derby-college.ac.uk, call us on 01332 387 421 or visit our employer pages here.

Career Information

This course could lead to one of these careers...

Book-keepers, Payroll Managers and Wages Clerks

£19392

Book-keepers, Payroll Managers and Wages Clerks

Receptionists

£14390

Receptionists

Retail Cashiers and Check-out Operators

£10674

Retail Cashiers and Check-out Operators

Financial Administrative Occupations n.e.c.

£19054

Financial Administrative Occupations n.e.c.

Bank and Post Office Clerks

£20270

Bank and Post Office Clerks

Debt, Rent and Other Cash Collectors

£17913

Debt, Rent and Other Cash Collectors

Public Services Associate Professionals

£31784

Public Services Associate Professionals

More Careers Information at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/career-pathways
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Course Information Last Updated On: June 24, 2022 3:21 pm