Level 1

AAT Level 1 Access Awards


15 weeks


Rush Green


Sep 2021


Adult 19+

This qualification will particularly suit individuals with minimal work experience or those who require additional support to progress. This may include younger learners, those on traineeships seeking basic employability skills, adults seeking to validate their existing skills to enter into the workplace, or those who want to study higher level AAT qualifications but would like to test their abilities before progressing further with AAT.

This qualification consists of 3 separate parts units with 3 assessments. You'll learn how to perform basic finance tasks required by employers inlcuding:

- Creating business documents

- Mathematics for accounting

- Essential accounting procedures

- Accounting in a professional environment

- Bookkeeping and accounts

- Working within bookkeeping

- setting up suppliers and customers

- Processing credit transactions

- Processing bank receipts and payments

- Generating reports

You will complete online assessments.

Level 1 qualification in English and Maths or working at a good level of English and Maths as evidenced by GCSE Results (16-18 year olds) or initial diagnostic assessments (Adults) . You should have basic IT skills.

Tutors are qualified accountants with years of experience in industry and in delivering AAT qualification courses.

Work experience can help develop your skills and improve your job prospects for the future. We'll support students looking for placements.

Upon successful completion of this course, you can progress to the AAT Level 2

Where it can lead to

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.